Thursday 21 December 1967
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mikheil Saakashvili and Ervin Johnson.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Daydream Believer by The Monkees.
In UK Hello Goodbye by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits.
The Ambushers, directed by Henry Levin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967
while A Modern Priest Looks At His Outdated Church by James J. Kavanaugh was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Adventure Island.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 21 December 1967 ?
- Roman festivals - Divalia in honour of Angerona
- R.C. Saints - Saint Petrus Canisius ; formerly feast day of Thomas the apostle
- Also see December 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The summer solstice (Southern Hemisphere) or winter solstice (Northern Hemisphere), sometimes known as Yule, occurs on or very close to this date. It is an important festival in the Chinese calendar.
- Mikheil Saakashvili: Georgian lawyer and politician 3rd President of Georgia.
- Ervin Johnson: American basketball player: center, Bucks.
- Terry Mills: American basketball player; Forward, Heat.
- Terry Mills NBA forward (Miami Heat: Detroit Pistons).
- Kristi Cooke in Marion: Ohio, USA; Miss Ohio-America (1991).
- Chris Collins: Screenwriter.
- Fritz Karl: Austrian actor.
- Mikhail Saakashvili: Soviet-born President of Georgia.
- Ervin Johnson NBA center (Seattle Supersonics: Milwaukee Bucks).
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1967 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Monkees - Daydream Believer
- Gladys Knight & the Pips - I Heard It Through The Grapevine
- The Beatles - Hello Goodbye
- Smokey Robinson - I Second That Emotion
- Union Gap - Woman, Woman
- The Cowsills - The Rain, The Park & Other Things
- The Fantastic Johnny C - Boogaloo Down Broadway
- Strawberry Alarm Clock - Incense And Peppermints
- Cher - You Better Sit Down Kids
- Dionne Warwick - I Say A Little Prayer
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?