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July 11th, 1967...

Today is Tuesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

by The Association

In the UK:
"A Whiter Shade Of Pale"
by Procol Harum
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Hippies, The

(TIME Cover: July the 7th, 1967)

 Famous people born on the 11th of July:

1274 - Robert the Bruce, King of Scotland (d. 1329)
1366 - Anne of Bohemia, queen of Richard II of England (d. 1394)
1628 - Tokugawa Mitsukuni, Japanese warlord (d. 1701)
1657 - King Frederick I of Prussia (d. 1713)
1767 - John Quincy Adams, 6th President of the United States (d. 1848)
1844 - King Peter I of Serbia (d. 1921)
1916 - Aleksandr Mikhailovich Prokhorov, Russian physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2002)
1920 - Yul Brynner, Russian-born, American actor (d. 1985)
1934 - Giorgio Armani, Italian fashion designer
1957 - Peter Murphy, British musician (Bauhaus)
1959 - Suzanne Vega, American singer

 The Nobel Prize in Physics 1967

Hans Albrecht Bethe

for his contributions to the theory of nuclear reactions, especially his discoveries concerning the energy production in stars

Cornell University - Ithaca, NY, USA

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1967 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1967

In the Heat of the Night
directed by Norman Jewison
with Rod Steiger (Police Chief Bill Gillespie)

Designed in 1967

The Panton chair
by Verner Panton


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