Monday 21 August 1967
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Michael Bendetti and Tuineau Alipate.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Ode To Billie Joe by Bobbie Gentry.
In UK San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Some Flowers In Your Hair) by Scott Mckenzie was in the top 5 hits.
The Trip, directed by Roger Corman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967
while The Eighth Day by Thornton Wilder was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Bellbird.
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Which were the important events of 21 August 1967 ?
- Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
- Orthodox - Thaddaeus
- RC saints - Pope Pius X
- Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
- Michael Bendetti: Actor (Officer Tony McCann-21 Jump Street).
- Tuineau Alipate: NLF / WLAF linebacker (Frankfurt Galaxy, Minn Vikings).
- Charb : French caricaturist and journalist, director of Charlie Hebdo.
- Serj Tankian: Armenian-born singer (System of a Down).
- Darren Bewick: Australian footballer.
- China reports downing of 2 US bombers
- Liquid gas tanker explodes in Martelange Belgium, 22 killed
- Mikis Theodorakis arrested in Greece
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1967 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bobbie Gentry - Ode To Billie Joe
- The Beatles - All You Need Is Love
- The Monkees - Pleasant Valley Sunday
- The Doors - Light My Fire
- Aretha Franklin - Baby I Love You
- Stevie Wonder - I Was Made To Love Her
- James Brown - Cold Sweat - Part 1
- Diana Ross and the Supremes - Reflections
- The Temptations - You're My Everything
- Procol Harum - A Whiter Shade Of Pale
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