Thursday 29 June 1967
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include John Wehner and Melora Hardin in Houston.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Windy by The Association.
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 Danger Island.
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Which were the important events of 29 June 1967 ?
- The Netherlands - Veterans Day.
- Feast of Saints Peter and Paul (also a local holiday in Rome, of which they are patron saints)
- Seychelles - Independence Day.
- John Wehner: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania -- Infielder (Pittsburgh Pirates).
- Melora Hardin in Houston: Texas, USA; actress (Family Tree, Best Times).
- Melora Hardin: TV Actress.
- John Feldmann: Rock Singer.
- Jeff Burton: American race car driver.
- Murray Foster: Canadian bassist and double-bassist (Moxy Fruvous, Great Big Sea)
- Seamus McGarvey: Irish cinematographer
- Keith Richards is sentenced to 1 year in jail on drugs charge
- Israel removes barricades, re-unifying Jerusalem.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1967 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Association - Windy
- The Young Rascals - Groovin'
- The Music Explosion - Little Bit O'Soul
- Scott McKenzie - San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Flowers In Your Hair)
- The Turtles - She'd Rather Be With Me
- Aretha Franklin - Respect
- Frankie Valli - Can't Take My Eyes Off You
- The Grass Roots - Let's Live For Today
- Every Mothers' Son - Come On Down To My Boat
- Petula Clark - Don't Sleep In The Subway
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