Friday 29 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 Laurent Gerra and Andy Wachowski.
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 Nicholas And Alexandra by Robert K. Massie 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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Which were the important events of 29 December 1967 ?
- The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
- Laurent Gerra: French TV personality, actor, and impersonator.
- Andy Wachowski: American film director, screenwriter and producer.
- Ashleigh Banfield: Canadian-American journalist.
- Yamin Dib
- Chris Barnes: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Six Feet Under Cannibal Corpse and Torture Killer).
- Evan Seinfeld: American bass player actor and director (Biohazard and Damnocracy).
- Kevin Toth in Cleveland: Ohio, USA; shot putter.
- Tony Tolbert: NFL defensive end (Dallas Cowboys).
- Henry Jones: NFL safety (Buffalo Bills).
- Paul Whiteman: American bandleader, the King of Jazz during the big-band era.
- Turkish-Cypriot government forms in Cyprus.
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
- The Seekers - Morningtown Ride
- Long John Baldry - Let The Heartaches Begin
- Donovan - Sunshine Superman
- Dave Clark Five - Everybody Knows
- Val Doonican - If The Whole World Stopped Loving
- The Monkees - I'm A Believer
- Dave Dee Dozy Beaky Mick & Tich - Save Me
- Tom Jones - I'm Coming Home
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