Thursday 4 July 1968, US Independence Day
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Derek Loville and Loville Derek.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to This Guy's In Love With You by Herb Alpert.
In UK Baby Come Back by The Equals was in the top 5 hits.
Senso, directed by Luchino Visconti, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968
while The Naked Ape by Desmond Morris was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Expert.
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 4 July 1968 ?
- Filipino-American Friendship Day
- In astronomy, the approximate date of Earth's aphelion.
- United States and Denmark - Independence Day (1776)
- Derek Loville: NFL running back (SF 49ers).
- Loville Derek: NFL running back (Denver Broncos, Super Bowl 32).
- Mark Lenzi: Huntsville, Alabama -- Diver (1996 Olympics - Bronze Medalist).
- Ronni Ancona: Scottish actress and screenwriter.
- Jack Frost: American guitarist and songwriter (Seven Witches and The Bronx Casket Co.
- Yachtsman Alec Rose, 59, receives a hero's welcome as he sails into Portsmouth, England after his 354-day round-the-world trip.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1968 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Herb Alpert - This Guy's In Love With You
- Cliff Nobles - The Horse
- The Rolling Stones - Jumpin' Jack Flash
- Sergio Mendes and Brasil '66 - The Look Of Love
- Hugh Masekela - Grazing In The Grass
- Gary Puckett - Lady Willpower
- Merrilee Rush - Angel Of The Morning
- Shorty Long - Here Comes The Judge
- Richard Harris - MacArthur Park
- Friend and Lover - Reach Out Of The Darkness
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