Thursday 9 March 1967
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Curt Schreiner in Albany and Eric Flaim in Pembroke.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Love Is Here And Now You're Gone by The Supremes.
In UK Release Me by Engelbert Humperdinck was in the top 5 hits.
In Like Flint, directed by Gordon Douglas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967
while Inside South America by John Gunther was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 9 March 1967 ?
- Saint Frances of Rome.
- Belize - Baron Bliss Day.
- Saint Gregory of Nyssa
- Curt Schreiner in Albany: New York, USA; biathlete (Olympics-1994).
- Eric Flaim in Pembroke: Massachusetts, USA; short track skater (Olympics-1994).
- Michael Kiselak: Canadian Football League corner (Toronto Argonauts).
- Eric Flaim: American skater, a silver medallist in the 1500 meter Olympic race 2/1988.
- Svetlana Allilueva, Josef Stalin's daughter, defects to the West in New York City.
- Trans World Airlines Flight 553, a Douglas DC-9-15, crashes in a field in Concord Township, Ohio following a mid-air collision with a Beechcraft Baron, killing 26.
- Joseph Stalin's daughter, Svetlana Alliluyeva, defects to the USA via the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi.
- The Indonesian State Assembly takes all presidential powers from Sukarno and names Suharto as acting president.
- The Velvet Underground's groundbreaking first album, ''The Velvet Underground Nico'', is released. It is initially a disaster but receives widespread critical and commercial acclaim in later years.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1967 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Supremes - Love Is Here And Now You're Gone
- The Rolling Stones - Ruby Tuesday
- Johnny Rivers - Baby I Need Your Lovin'
- The Buckinghams - Kind Of A Drag
- The Beatles - Penny Lane
- The Casinos - Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye
- Mitch Ryder - Sock It To Me - Baby!
- The Turtles - Happy Together
- Ed Ames - My Cup Runneth Over
- The Mama's & The Papa's - Dedicated To The One I Love
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