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Saturday, March 11, 1967

March 11th, 2005

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).

Week ending March 11, 1967

1 RUBY TUESDAY – Rolling Stones-London
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 LOVIN’ – Johnny Rivers-Imperial
7 KIND OF A DRAG – Buckinghams-U.S.A.
8 THERE’S A KIND OF HUSH – Herman’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

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  1. March 11th, 2005 at 02:22 | #1

    wow, dun sa songlist may lima akong alam … i must be getting old right along with you :)


  2. March 11th, 2005 at 10:24 | #2

    I didn’t know there was an award for Best Sleeve Design then in Grammy. How I wish they redo this portion. Nice going down memory lane Sam. Pink Floyd and The Stones is an all-time fave.

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