Monday 29 April 1968
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Carnie Wilson and Jürgen Vogel.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Honey by Bobby Goldsboro.
In UK What A Wonderful World / Cabaret by Louis Armstrong was in the top 5 hits.
The Odd Couple, directed by Gene Saks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968
while The Tower Of Babel by Morris West was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Anker auf und Leinen los!.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi or Hamurabi.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 29 April 1968 ?
- Saint Robert Blessed Robrecht Gruuthuuse (d.1157)
- Saint Hugh of Cluny
- International Dance Day.
- Japan (public holiday since 1927, traditionally the start of the Golden Week holiday period.) The Emperor's Birthday (1927-1988. Holiday of Emperor Hirohito's birthday until his death in 1989).
- Greenery Day (1989-2006).
- Sh?wa Day (2007 - Day of Showa period, which is reigned by Emperor Hirohito)
- Roman Empire - second day of the Floralia in honor of Flora.
- Bah�'f Faith - The ninth day of the Festival of Ridv�n.
- Saint Catherine of Siena
- Saint Wilfred the Younger
- Saint Peter of Verona
- Carnie Wilson: American noted family, the daughter of Brian Wilson and his wife Marilyn.
- Jürgen Vogel
- Browning Nagle NFL quarterback (New York Jets: Atlanta Falcons).
- Carnie Wilson in Los Angeles: California, USA; rock vocalist (Wilson Phillips - "Hold On").
- Dave Seaman: British dance music DJ and record producer.
- Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović: President of Croatia (2015-).
- Hair opens at Biltmore Theater NYC for 1750 performances
- The controversial musical Hair opens on Broadway.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1968 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bobby Goldsboro - Honey
- The Box Tops - Cry Like A Baby
- Union Gap - Young Girl
- The Beatles - Lady Madonna
- Archie Bell & The Drells - Tighten Up
- James Brown - I Got The Feelin'
- The Intruders - Cowboys To Girls
- Hugo Montenegro - The Good, The Bad And The Ugly
- The Rascals - A Beautiful Morning
- The Irish Rovers - The Unicorn
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What news were making the headlines those days in April 1968?
- SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8073
- Life: Former French intelligence chief Philippe Thyraud de Vosjoli
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: John Updike -- Apr. 26, 1968
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