Thursday 12 January 1967
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Farrah Forke in Corpus Christi and Vendela [Kirsebom].
In that special week of January people in US were listening to I'm A Believer by The Monkees.
In UK Green Green Grass Of Home by Tom Jones was in the top 5 hits.
A Fistful of Dollars, directed by Sergio Leone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967
while The Mask Of Apollo by Mary Renault 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 12 January 1967 ?
- In USA's Monk, the 4th season episode of MR. MONK AND MRS. MONK (#T-2351) indicates that Monk spilt something on January 12, 1999 during an earthquake. He stated "Earthquakes count, I don't make the rules."
- In the television series The X-Files, the third season episode Syzygy, has two girls, Terri & Magi, both born on January 12, 1979. Strange astrological properties with 3+ celestial bodies in alignment gives them great power which they use to kill off several of their high school classmates on their birthday in 1996.
- In 2001: A Space Odyssey, the fictional computer HAL becomes operational on January 12. In the movie by Stanley Kubrick, HAL was "born" in 1992, while in the book by Arthur C. Clarke the same event occurs in 1997.
- Tanzania - Zanzibar Revolution Day
- Farrah Forke in Corpus Christi: Texas, USA; actress (Dweebs, Mr Rhodes, Disclosure, Heat).
- Vendela [Kirsebom]: Stockholm, Sweden -- Model (Sports Illustrated 1993).
- Ulf Dahlen in Ostersund: Sweden; NHL forward (Team Sweden, San Jose).
- Mike Simms in Whittier: California, USA; outfielder (Houston Astros).
- Marco Boogers Dutch soccer player (RKC: Sparta, West Ham United).
- Vendela Kirsebom: Norwegian-Swedish model and actress
- Louisville, Ky, draft board refuses exemption for boxer Muhammad Ali
- Dr. James Bedford becomes the first person to be cryonically preserved with intent of future resuscitation.
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
- Paul Revere & the Raiders - Good Thing
- Nancy Sinatra - Sugar Town
- The Mamas & The Papas - Words Of Love
- Four Tops - Standing In The Shadows Of Love
- The New Vaudeville Band - Winchester Cathedral
- Frank Sinatra - That's Life
- The Seekers - Georgy Girl
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