Friday 13 October 1967
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Kate Walsh and Javier Sotomayor.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to The Letter by The Box Tops.
In UK Massachusetts by The Bee Gees was in the top 5 hits.
Samurai II: Duel at Ichijoji Temple, directed by Hiroshi Inagaki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967
while Night Falls On The City by Sarah Gainham was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Der Vater und sein Sohn.
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- RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
- Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
- French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- John Peel Day - A day celebrating the life and influence of the late John Peel.
- Kate Walsh: American actress.
- Javier Sotomayor: Cuban jumper (world record 1989).
- Galina Tyunina
- Trevor Hoffman: Anaheim, California -- Pitcher (San Diego Padres).
- Derrick Moore: NFL running back (Az Cardinals, Carolina Panthers).
- CBS radio cancels House Party
- The first game in the history of the American Basketball Association is played as the Anaheim Amigos lose to the Oakland Oaks 134-129 in Oakland, California.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1967 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Box Tops - The Letter
- The Association - Never My Love
- Lulu - To Sir With Love
- Bill Cosby - Little Ole Man (Uptight-Everything's Alright)
- Bobbie Gentry - Ode To Billie Joe
- Jackie Wilson - (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher And Higher
- Bobby Vee - Come Back When You Grow Up
- The Young Rascals - How Can I Be Sure
- Brenton Wood - Gimme Little Sign
- Sam & Dave - Soul Man
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