Tuesday 30 May 1967
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Respect by Aretha Franklin.
In UK Silence Is Golden by The Tremeloes was in the top 5 hits.
The War Wagon, directed by Burt Kennedy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967
while The Eighth Day by Thornton Wilder was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 30 May 1967 ?
- Saint Reinhilde
- Peru ? National Potato Day .
- United States ? Memorial Day (originally ? currently last Monday in May).
- Saint Ferdinand III
- Saint Gabinus
- Saint Jeanne d'Arc
- Trinidad and Tobago ? Indian Arrival Day(National Holiday).
- Tim Burgess: English singer-songwriter (The Charlatans and The Chavs).
- Sven Pipien: German-American bass player (The Black Crowes).
- M Benson: American athlete, nose tackle.
- Rechelle Hawkes: Albany, Western Australia -- Field hockey midfielder (1996 Olympics).
- King Hussein of Jordan visits Cairo
- Yankee Whitey Ford, nearing 41, announces his retirement from baseball
- Groundbreaking begins in Florida for Walt Disney World.
- Biafra declares independence from Nigeria.
- The Nigerian Eastern Region declares independence as the Republic of Biafra, sparking a civil war.
- June – Moshe Dayan becomes Israel's Minister of Defense.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1967 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Aretha Franklin - Respect
- The Young Rascals - Groovin'
- The Happenings - I Got Rhythm
- Engelbert Humperdinck - Release Me (And Let Me Love Again)
- The Mamas & The Papas - Creeque Alley
- Paul Revere and the Raiders - Him Or Me - What's It Gonna Be?
- The Supremes - The Happening
- Arthur Conley - Sweet Soul Music
- Jefferson Airplane - Somebody To Love
- The Temptations - All I Need
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