Sunday 25 June 1967
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Brian Wanek and Joan Smith.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Groovin' by The Young Rascals.
In UK A Whiter Shade Of Pale by Procol Harum was in the top 5 hits.
The Dirty Dozen, directed by Robert Aldrich, 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 Coronet Blue.
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- Brian Wanek: Mequon, Wisconsin -- Speed skater (1994 Olympics).
- Joan Smith: Rochester, New York -- Biathelete (1994 Olympics).
- 400 million watch Beatles Our World TV special
- Carol Mann wins LPGA Buckeye Savings Golf Invitational
- KPBS TV channel 15 in San Diego, CA (PBS) begins broadcasting
- Mohammed Ali (Cassius Clay) sentenced to 5 years
- Broadcasting of the first live global satellite television programme: Our World
- 400 million viewers watch Our World, the first live, international, satellite television production. It features the live debut of The Beatles' song quotAll You Need is Lovequot.
- Pope Paul VI ordains 276 new cardinals (one of whom is the future Pope John Paul II).
- The Buffalo Race Riot begins, lasting until July 1 leads to 200 arrests.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1967 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Young Rascals - Groovin'
- Aretha Franklin - Respect
- The Turtles - She'd Rather Be With Me
- The Association - Windy
- The Music Explosion - Little Bit O'Soul
- Scott McKenzie - San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Flowers In Your Hair)
- Jefferson Airplane - Somebody To Love
- Frankie Valli - Can't Take My Eyes Off You
- Spanky and Our Gang - Sunday Will Never Be The Same
- The Grass Roots - Let's Live For Today
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