Tuesday 20 August 1968
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Abdelatif Benazzi and Klas Ingesson.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to People Got To Be Free by The Rascals.
In UK Mony Mony by Tommy James & The Shondells was in the top 5 hits.
Asterix le Gaulois, directed by Ray Goossens, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968
while Between Parent And Child by Haim G. Ginott was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Frost on Sunday.
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 20 August 1968 ?
- Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
- RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Estonia - Restoration Day
- Hungary - St. Stephen's day, the main national holiday in Hungary
- Abdelatif Benazzi: Moroccan-French rugby player.
- Klas Ingesson: Swedish footballer and manager (d. 2014).
- Sandy Brondello: Australian basketball guard (1996 Olympics - Bronze Medalist).
- Brett Angell: English footballer and coach.
- Yuri Shiratori: Japanese voice actress and singer.
- Frode Barth: Norwegian guitarist and composer.
- Earl Sande: US jockey (Kentucky Derby), dies at 69.
- 650,000 Warsaw Pact troops invade Czechoslovakia
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1968 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Rascals - People Got To Be Free
- Steppenwolf - Born To Be Wild
- The Doors - Hello, I Love You
- Jose Feliciano - Light My Fire
- Mason Williams - Classical Gas
- The Cream - Sunshine Of Your Love
- The Vogues - Turn Around, Look At Me
- The 5th Dimension - Stoned Soul Picnic
- Archie Bell & The Drells - I Can't Stop Dancing
- The Dells - Stay In My Corner
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