Wednesday 4 January 1967
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Peter Tom Willis and Benjamin Darvill.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to I'm A Believer by The Monkees.
In UK I'm A Believer by The Monkees was in the top 5 hits.
Grand Prix, directed by John Frankenheimer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967
while The Chosen by Chaim Potok was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Invaders.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 4 January 1967 ?
- Spaghetti Day
- Ogoni Day
- The eleventh night and tenth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
- Feast day of St Elizabeth Ann Seton
- Peter Tom Willis
- Benjamin Darvill
- David Berman (musician)
- David Toms: American golfer and philanthropist.
- Luc Barruet: French gay anti-AIDS activist.
- Peter Willis: American football player, backup QB signed to Tampa Bay 1995.
- David Berman: American singer-songwriter (Silver Jews and Ectoslavia).
- Johnny Nelson: English boxer and sportscaster.
- Marina Orsini: Canadian actress.
- Rick Cunningham NFL tackle (Minnesota Vikings: Oakland Raiders).
- Michael "Mike": Peterson in Washington DC; rower (Olympics-1996).
- David Wayne Toms in Monroe: Louisiana, USA; PGA golfer (1992 Northern Telecom-third).
- Donald Campbell: is killed on Coniston Water while attempting to break the world water speed record.
- The Doors' self-titled debut album is released.
- Spain and Romania sign in Paris an agreement establishing full consular and commercial relations (not diplomatic ones).
- Charlie Chaplin launches his last film, ''A Countess From Hong Kong'', in the UK.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1967 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Monkees - I'm A Believer
- The Royal Guardsmen - Snoopy Vs. The Red Baron
- Aaron Neville - Tell It Like It Is
- The New Vaudeville Band - Winchester Cathedral
- Nancy Sinatra - Sugar Town
- Frank Sinatra - That's Life
- Paul Revere & the Raiders - Good Thing
- The Mamas & The Papas - Words Of Love
- Four Tops - Standing In The Shadows Of Love
- Donovan - Mellow Yellow
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