Friday 22 December 1967
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Richey Edwards and Chiara Caselli.
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 Good, the Bad and the Ugly, directed by Sergio Leone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967
while Nicholas And Alexandra by Robert K. Massie was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Adventure Island.
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- R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
- Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
- In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
- Also see December 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Japan - T?ji (winter solstice)
- Richey Edwards: Welsh singer-songwriter and guitarist (Manic Street Preachers) (d. 1995).
- Chiara Caselli
- Mike Sullivan: NFL center (Tampa Bay Buccaneers).
- Stephane Gendron: Quebec politician.
- Stéphane Gendron: Canadian lawyer and politician.
- Rebecca Harris: English businesswoman and politician.
- Paul Morris: Australian race car driver and businessman.
- Dan Petrescu: Romanian footballer and manager.
- Sean Foster: WLAF wide receiver (Rhein Fire).
- Lee Krieger: Actor (Clambake, One Way Wahini), dies at 48.
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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