October 8th, 1967, was a Sunday. It was day 281 of 1967. The decade was the 1960s.
53 years, 7 months and 11 days have passed since October 8th, 1967.
The zodiac star sign for this date is Libra.
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Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on October 8th, 1967.
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Around this period, color television was continuing to rise in popularity. However, black-and-white TV sets were still the most-purchased.
The best NBA players in 1967 were Wilt Chamberlain, Rick Barry, Elgin Baylor, Jerry West and Oscar Robertson.
In 1967, the best soccer players were Flórián Albert, Bobby Charlton, Jimmy Johnstone, Franz Beckenbauer, Eusébio, Tommy Gemmell, Gerd Müller, George Best and Igor Chislenko.
"In the Heat of the Night" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1967.
"Up, Up, and Away" by The 5th Dimension would go on to win a Grammy for 1967's Song of the Year.
The Billboard Charts in 1967 were dominated by The Monkees, The Turtles, Nancy Sinatra and Frank Sinatra, The Young Rascals, The Association, Lulu, Box Tops, Bobbie Gentry and The Beatles.
Movies released in 1967 included The Graduate, The Jungle Book, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, Bonnie and Clyde, The Dirty Dozen, Valley of the Dolls, You Only Live Twice, "To Sir, with Love", Thoroughly Modern Millie, Camelot, Cool Hand Luke and Casino Royale.
U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1967.
During this period, push-button telephones started to replace the older rotary style landlines.
During this period, the fast food industry was growing, much to the detriment of local diners and drive-in restaurants. As a result, things such as jukeboxes and carhops also started to decline.
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Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on October 8th, 1967.
Harold Wilson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on October 8th, 1967.
Jack Lynch was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
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