Friday 3 February 1967
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jason Morris and Bob Taylor.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to I'm A Believer by The Monkees.
In UK Green Green Grass Of Home by Tom Jones was in the top 5 hits.
The War Game, directed by Peter Watkins, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967
while The Captain by Jan de Hartog was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Saints Berlindis, Celsa and Nona.
- Japan - the festival of Setsubun before spring.
- United States - Four Chaplains Day.
- Saint Blaise, Catholics visit churches to have their throats blessed.
- Saint Ansgar, patron saint of Denmark
- Mozambique - Heroes' Day.
- Saint Werburgh
- Saint Hadelin (+690)
- Jason Morris: Scotia, New York -- Half-middleweight judoka (1992, 96 Olympics - Silver Medalist).
- Bob Taylor: English footballer.
- Natalie Hunter Melbourne: Victoria, Australia; canoeist (Olympics-1996).
- Aurelio Vidmar soccer player (Standard Luik: Feyenoord).
- Dave Benson Phillips: English children's TV presenter.
- Mixu Paatelainen: Finnish footballer and coach
- Purple Haze recorded by Jimi Hendrix
- Ronald Ryan, the last person to be executed in Australia, is hanged in Pentridge Prison, Melbourne.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1967 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Monkees - I'm A Believer
- The Seekers - Georgy Girl
- The Royal Guardsmen - Snoopy Vs. The Red Baron
- Aaron Neville - Tell It Like It Is
- The Buckinghams - Kind Of A Drag
- The Mamas & The Papas - Words Of Love
- Blues Magoos - (We Aint' Got) Nothin' Yet
- Keith - 98.6
- Paul Revere & the Raiders - Good Thing
- Four Tops - Standing In The Shadows Of Love
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