Sunday 30 June 1968
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of June people in US were listening to This Guy's In Love With You by Herb Alpert.
In UK Baby Come Back by The Equals was in the top 5 hits.
The Green Berets, directed by Ray Kellogg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968
while Testimony Of Two Men by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 30 June 1968 ?
- Independence Day in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
- First Martyrs of the See of Rome.
- Dan Peltier: Clifton Park, New York -- Outfielder (SF Giants).
- Peter Miller: CFL linebacker (BC Lions).
- Phil Anselmo: American singer (Pantera).
- John Gough: Actor (Circus Kid, 2 for Tonight), dies at 73.
- E German party leader Ulbricht receives Order of October Revolution
- Gaullists win French parliamentary election, 358 of 458 chairs
- Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Lady Carling Golf Open
- Pope Paul VI issues the Credo of the People of God.
- Lockheed C-5 Galaxy heavy military transport aircraft first flies in the U.S. This model will still be in service forty years on.
- The Central Intelligence Agency's Phoenix Program is officially established.
- The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty opens for signature.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1968 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Herb Alpert - This Guy's In Love With You
- Cliff Nobles - The Horse
- Richard Harris - MacArthur Park
- Ohio Express - Yummy Yummy Yummy
- Sergio Mendes and Brasil '66 - The Look Of Love
- Tommy James and the Shondells - Mony Mony
- Merrilee Rush - Angel Of The Morning
- Aretha Franklin - Think
- Shorty Long - Here Comes The Judge
- Friend and Lover - Reach Out Of The Darkness
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