Monday 2 September 1968
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Camille Grammer and Cynthia Watros.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to People Got To Be Free by The Rascals.
In UK Hey Jude by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits.
while The Case Against Congress by Drew Pearson and Jack Anderson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Morecambe & Wise Show.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi or Hamurabi.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 September 1968 ?
- Mauritius - Ganesh Chaturthi
- Also see September 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Sophia
- Sedan Day (Sedantag) - traditional national German holiday (see Sedan, France) that commemorates Prussia's victory over France in 1870, making the German Empire a reality.
- Transnistria - Independence day, note Transnistria is not an internationally recognized independent state
- Vietnam - National Day (independence from France, 1945)
- Camille Grammer: Reality Star.
- Cynthia Watros: American actress.
- Kristen Cloke: American actress.
- Jonathan Goldstein: Screenwriter.
- David Dinsmore: Scottish journalist.
- Ernest Claes: Belgium -- Author (The White), dies at 82.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1968 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Rascals - People Got To Be Free
- Steppenwolf - Born To Be Wild
- Jose Feliciano - Light My Fire
- Jeannie C. Riley - Harper Valley P.T.A.
- The Doors - Hello, I Love You
- Aretha Franklin - The House That Jack Built
- The 1910 Fruitgum Company - 1,2,3 Red Light
- Marvin Gaye - You're All I Need To Get By
- Archie Bell & The Drells - I Can't Stop Dancing
- The Dells - Stay In My Corner
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?