Thursday 28 December 1967
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ghani Yalouz and Paul Lynch in Sydney.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Hello Goodbye by The Beatles.
In UK Green Green Grass Of Home by Tom Jones 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 The Gabriel Hounds by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Der Staudamm.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- The third day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- Calendar of Saints - Feast of the Holy Innocents, a.k.a. Childermas, commemorating the Massacre of the Innocents on order of king Herod the Great. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated in a manner similar to April Fool's Day.
- Ghani Yalouz: French athlete, wrestler, he won a silver medal at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics.
- Paul Lynch in Sydney: New South Wales, Australia; canoeist (Olympics-1996).
- Chris Ware: American illustrator.
- Katharine McCormick: American biologist philanthropist and activist (d. 1967).
- KTSB (now KSNT) TV channel 27 in Topeka, KS (NBC) begins broadcasting
- Muriel Siebert is 1st women to own a seat on New York Stock Exchange
- BTla Schick, Hungarian/American children's physician (Scarlet Fever), dies at age 90.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1967 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Beatles - Hello Goodbye
- Gladys Knight & the Pips - I Heard It Through The Grapevine
- The Monkees - Daydream Believer
- Smokey Robinson - I Second That Emotion
- Union Gap - Woman, Woman
- John Fred & His Playboy Band - Judy In Disguise (With Glasses)
- Aretha Franklin - Chain Of Fools
- The American Breed - Bend Me, Shape Me
- The Fantastic Johnny C - Boogaloo Down Broadway
- Joe Tex - Skinny Legs And All
Top #9 songs in the UK
- Tom Jones - Green Green Grass Of Home
- Long John Baldry - Let The Heartaches Begin
- The Seekers - Morningtown Ride
- Dave Clark Five - Everybody Knows
- Donovan - Sunshine Superman
- The Monkees - I'm A Believer
- Val Doonican - If The Whole World Stopped Loving
- Dave Dee Dozy Beaky Mick & Tich - Save Me
- Tom Jones - I'm Coming Home
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