Monday 13 May 1968
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Annette DeLuca and James Harris.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Tighten Up by Archie Bell & The Drells.
In UK What A Wonderful World / Cabaret by Louis Armstrong was in the top 5 hits.
The Swimmer, directed by Frank Perry, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968
while The Tower Of Babel by Morris West was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Anker auf und Leinen los!.
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 13 May 1968 ?
- Saint Maria Dominica Mazzarello (died 1881)
- Saint John the Silent
- Saint Gerald of Villamagna
- Saint Robert Bellarmine
- Saint Servatus
- Our Lady of Fatima
- Rotuma Day in Fiji.
- World Fair Trade Day (2006).
- Abbotsbury Garland Day, Dorset, England.
- Commemoration of Julian of Norwich (Anglican).
- Saint Rolanda
- Annette DeLuca: North Bergen, New Jersey -- LPGA golfer.
- James Harris: NFL defensive end (Minnesota Vikings).
- Miguel Angel Blanco: Spanish politician (d. 1997).
- Raphaël Dinelli: French sailor and ecologist.
- Bruno Tuchszer: French minor actor, playing the role of a policeman in "Bienvenue chez les Ch'tis, best known for winning a jackpot of 382650 Euros in the game "Les 12 Coups de Midi" on France 2 channel.
- PMD : American rapper (EPMD)
- Miguel Blanco: Spanish politician (d. 1997)
- Susan Floyd: American actress
- Dmitriy Shevchenko: Russian discus thrower and coach
- Sonja Zietlow: German television host
- 1,000,000 French demonstrate against Charles de Gaulle and Pompidou.
- Paris student riots one million march through streets of Paris.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1968 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Archie Bell & The Drells - Tighten Up
- Simon and Garfunkel - Mrs. Robinson
- Bobby Goldsboro - Honey
- Hugo Montenegro - The Good, The Bad And The Ugly
- The Rascals - A Beautiful Morning
- The Intruders - Cowboys To Girls
- The Troggs - Love Is All Around
- The Irish Rovers - The Unicorn
- Union Gap - Young Girl
- Dionne Warwick - Do You Know The Way To San Jose
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