Wednesday 6 March 1968
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Marty Morgan in Minneapolis and Carla McGhee in Peoria.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Love Is Blue (L'Amour Est Bleu) by Paul Mauriat and His Orchestra.
In UK Cinderella Rockefella by Esther & Abi Ofarim was in the top 5 hits.
Stay Away, Joe, directed by Peter Tewksbury, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968
while The Confessions Of Nat Turner by William Styron was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Dick Cavett Show.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi or Hamurabi.
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Which were the important events of 6 March 1968 ?
- In Ghana, - The National independence day.
- Casimir Pulaski Day in Illinois (2006, first Monday of March).
- Saint Chrodegang
- Saint Fridolin
- Saint Coleta of Ghent
- In 2004, the Jewish holiday of Purim begins.
- Marty Morgan in Minneapolis: Minnesota, USA; 180.
- Carla McGhee in Peoria: Illinois, USA; American basketball forward (Olympics-gold-1996).
- Russell Butler Dandenong in Victoria: Australia; diver (Olympics-28th-1988, 1996).
- Connie Britton in Boston: Massachusetts, USA; actress (Nikki - Spin City).
- Mara Maravilha: Brazilian entertainer who was a model with a spread in Playboy magazines, and who later had a TV show for kids.
- The first of the East L.A. Walkouts take place at several high schools.
- Un-recognized Rhodesia executes three black citizens, the first executions since UDI, prompting international condemnation.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1968 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paul Mauriat and His Orchestra - Love Is Blue (L'Amour Est Bleu)
- Dionne Warwick - (Theme From) Valley Of The Dolls
- Otis Redding - (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay
- 1910 Fruitgum Company - Simon Says
- The Temptations - I Wish It Would Rain
- First Edition - Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Was In)
- Classics IV - Spooky
- Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart - I Wonder What She's Doing Tonite
- The Delfonics - La - La Means I Love You
- The Association - Everything That Touches You
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