Wednesday 18 January 1967
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Peter Cox Jr and M C Tab [Sharon Richard].
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 Secret Of Santa Vittoria by Robert Crichton was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Von Null Uhr Eins bis Mitternacht - Der abenteuerliche Urlaub des Mark Lissen.
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Which were the important events of 18 January 1967 ?
- Winnie The Pooh Day (In observance of the birthday of Alan Alexander Milne, 1882.)
- Christian ecumenism - Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins
- Peter Cox Jr: Bronxville, New York -- Fencer-sabre (1996 Olympics).
- M C Tab [Sharon Richard]: New York City, New York, USA; rapper.
- Peter Cox Jr in Bronxville: New York, USA; fencer-sabre (Olympics-1996).
- Ivan Zamorano: Chilean footballer.
- Dean Bailey: Australian footballer and coach (d. 2014).
- Albert Conti: Actor (Eagle, Jazz Heaven, Topaz), dies at 79.
- Harry Antrim: Actor (Ma & Pa Kettle), dies of heart attack at 83.
- Simon FHJ Berkelbach van der Sprenkel: Vicar / theologist, dies at 84.
- Goose Tatum: American basketball player (Born 1921).
- Reese "Goose" Tatum: basketball player (Harlem Globetrotters), dies at age 45.
- Barney Ross: Welterweight Boxing Champ (1934), dies at age 57.
- US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
- 20th NHL All-Star Game: MontrTal beats All-Stars 3-0 at MontrTal, Quebec, Canada.
- Yellowknife replaces Ottawa as capital of North West Territories, Canada.
- Albert DeSalvo, the ''Boston Strangler'', is convicted of numerous crimes and is sentenced to life imprisonment.
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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
- The Mamas & The Papas - Words Of Love
- Four Tops - Standing In The Shadows Of Love
- The Seekers - Georgy Girl
- Nancy Sinatra - Sugar Town
- The Lovin' Spoonful - Nashville Cats
- The 4 Seasons - Tell It To The Rain
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