Saturday, March 11, 1967
Some events that happened on earth on Saturday, March 11, 1967….
– Pink Floyd released their 1st song (Arnold Layne)
– Beatles song publisher Dick James announced that 446 versions of the Beatles’ Yesterday have been recorded. It is still the most ‘covered’ song of all time, with an estimated 2000 + recordings.
– The Beatles won three Grammy awards for: The Revolver album, won for best sleeve design, Eleanor Rigby, won best contemporary vocal solo performance and Michelle won for Song Of The Year (the award for songwriters).
– CASH BOX TOP 10 SINGLES
Week ending March 11, 1967
1 RUBY TUESDAY – Rolling Stones-London
2 LOVE IS HERE AND NOW YOUâ€™RE GONE – Supremes-Motown
3 PENNY LANE – Beatles-Capitol
4 SOCK IT TO ME–BABY! – Mitch Ryder & Detroit Wheels-New Voice
5 THEN YOU CAN TELL ME GOODBYE – Casinos-Fraternity 977
6 BABY I NEED YOUR LOVINâ€™ – Johnny Rivers-Imperial
7 KIND OF A DRAG – Buckinghams-U.S.A.
8 THEREâ€™S A KIND OF HUSH – Hermanâ€™s Hermits-MGM
9 HAPPY TOGETHER – Turtles-White Whale
10 EPISTLE TO DIPPY – Donovan-Epic
– The California condor (Gymnogyps californicus) was listed as endangered.
– The bald eagle was first listed as threatened.
– The Battle of Phu Ninh, Bong Son Province, Vietnam: 520 NVA soldiers died; 49 troopers of the U.S. Army Cavalry Division killed in action.
– Geraldine Farrar, American soprano/actress (Such Sweet Compulsion), dies at 85
– Andrew Zesers, cricketer, played for Australia in 1987 World Cup
– The World Cup skiing title was earned by Jean-Claude Killy of France
– Another UFO sighting. A group of teenagers took a picture of a strange object that glowed “reddish-white” in the sky of Torrance, California.
– Mrs. Marina M. Gaerlan gave birth to a healthy baby boy at St. Anthony’s Maternity Clinic, Iligan City