Wednesday 26 April 1967
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Matt Peterson in Chicago and Klaus Merk in Augsburg.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Somethin' Stupid by Nancy Sinatra.
In UK Somethin' Stupid by Nancy Sinatra & Frank Sinatra was in the top 5 hits.
Two for the Road, directed by Stanley Donen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967
while Games People Play by Eric Berne was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Kommissar Brahm.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 April 1967 ?
- World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
- Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
- Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
- Tanzania - Union Day.
- Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
- Trudpert (Irish monk martyred in Germany in 607).
- Lucidius (4th century)
- Saint Cletus (Pope Anacletus) and Marcellinus (Popes and martyrs)
- Paschasius (d. 865)
- Richarius or Riquier (d. 643)
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Alda (d. 1309)
- Matt Peterson in Chicago: Illinois, USA; Nike golfer (1992 Hawkeye Open-7th).
- Klaus Merk in Augsburg: Germany; hockey goaltender (Team Germany 1998).
- Glenn Jacobs: American professional wrestler.
- Kane : Wrestler.
- Marianne Jean-Baptiste: English actress singer-songwriter composer and director.
- Curtis Jones: American electronica and house music singer songwriter and producer
- Tõnu Tõniste: Estonian sailor
- Toomas Tõniste: Estonian sailor and politician
- Hallelujah, Baby! opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 293 performances
- KSPS TV channel 7 in Spokane, WA (PBS) begins broadcasting
- San Marco 2 satellite launch (first Equatorial launch).
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1967 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Nancy Sinatra - Somethin' Stupid
- The Monkees - A Little Bit Me, A Little Bit You
- The Turtles - Happy Together
- Arthur Conley - Sweet Soul Music
- Tommy James and the Shondells - I Think We're Alone Now
- The Five Americans - Western Union
- Petula Clark - This Is My Song
- The Supremes - The Happening
- Four Tops - Bernadette
- Martha & the Vandellas - Jimmy Mack
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