Thursday 31 August 1967
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Ode To Billie Joe by Bobbie Gentry.
In UK San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Some Flowers In Your Hair) by Scott Mckenzie was in the top 5 hits.
Point Blank, directed by John Boorman, 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 31 August 1967 ?
- Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
- Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
- Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
- Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
- Nigel Avery: New Zealand weightlifter and bobsledder.
- Jonathan Cake: English actor.
- Gene Hoglan: American drummer (Tenet Strapping Young Lad Testament Fear Factory and Dethklok).
- Anita Moen: Norwegian cross-country skier.
- Diane Madl: Mountain Top, Pennsylvania -- Field hockey forward / midfielder (1996 Olympics).
- Melanie Sullivan: Branford, Connecticut -- WPVA volleyballer (National-13th - 1994)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1967 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bobbie Gentry - Ode To Billie Joe
- The Beatles - All You Need Is Love
- Diana Ross and the Supremes - Reflections
- The Doors - Light My Fire
- Aretha Franklin - Baby I Love You
- Bobby Vee - Come Back When You Grow Up
- James Brown - Cold Sweat - Part 1
- The Monkees - Pleasant Valley Sunday
- The Temptations - You're My Everything
- Stevie Wonder - I Was Made To Love Her
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