Saturday 12 August 1967
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Emil Kostadinov and Mike Verstraeten.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Light My Fire by The Doors.
In UK San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Some Flowers In Your Hair) by Scott Mckenzie was in the top 5 hits.
Bonnie and Clyde, directed by Arthur Penn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967
while The Autobiography Of Bertrand Russell, 1872-1914 by Bertrand Russell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching ¿Es usted el asesino?.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Emil Kostadinov
- Mike Verstraeten
- Brent Sexton
- Andy Hui: Hong Kong singer-songwriter and actor (Big Four).
- Andrey Plotnikov: Russian race walker.
- Regilio Tuur: Dutch boxer.
- Andrew Glover: NFL tight end (Oakland Raiders, Minnesota Vikings).
- Tom Holkenborg: Drummer (Weekend at Waikiki).
- Esther Forbes: American historian and author (d. 1968).
- New Orleans Saints' first pre-season victory, beat Saint Louis Cardinals 23-14.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1967 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Doors - Light My Fire
- The Beatles - All You Need Is Love
- Stevie Wonder - I Was Made To Love Her
- The Monkees - Pleasant Valley Sunday
- The Buckinghams - Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
- Frankie Valli - Can't Take My Eyes Off You
- Procol Harum - A Whiter Shade Of Pale
- The Association - Windy
- The Hollies - Carrie Anne
- The Young Rascals - A Girl Like You
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