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Monday 1 July 1968

1968-07-01

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of July people in US were listening to This Guy's In Love With You by Herb Alpert. In UK Baby Come Back by The Equals was in the top 5 hits. Senso, directed by Luchino Visconti, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 while Testimony Of Two Men by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Senso

Directed by: Luchino Visconti

Starring: Farley Granger, Alida Valli, Heinz Moog

Country: United States

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The Green Berets

Directed by: Ray Kellogg

Starring: John Wayne, David Janssen, Jim Hutton

Country: United States

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The Bride Wore Black

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: Jeanne Moreau, Jean-Claude Brialy, Michel Bouquet

Country: United States

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The Thomas Crown Affair

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Steve McQueen, Faye Dunaway, Paul Burke

Country: United States

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Faces

Directed by: John Cassavetes

Starring: John Marley, Gena Rowlands, Lynn Carlin

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Expert

Written by: N.J. Crisp, Gerard Glaister

Starring: Marius Goring, Ann Morrish, Victor Winding, Michael Farnsworth

Country: United Kingdom

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The Dave Allen Show

Starring: Dave Allen

Country: United Kingdom

Me Mammy

Starring: Milo O'Shea, Anna Manahan, Yootha Joyce

Country: United Kingdom

The Prisoner

Written by: Patrick McGoohan

Starring: Patrick McGoohan, Angelo Muscat, Peter Swanwick

Country: United Kingdom

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Marty

Starring: Marty Feldman, John Junkin, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Roland MacLeod

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 July 1968 ?

Holidays:
  • Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day) - national holiday of Canada. Moving Day in the province of QuTbec
  • 1899 - Indiana Jones's birthday.
  • In Bulgaria, there is a tradition called July Morning dating from the hippy period in 1980s and maybe as far back as the 1970s. Young (and not so young) people from all over the country travel (often hitchhike) to the Black Sea coast to meet the first sun rays on the 1st of July. Naturally Uriah Heep's July Morning is the main refrain. Although the tradition is linked to the hippy movement in America, it is still popular in Bulgaria. Strangely, it seems that there is no such tradition in other
  • Surinam Keti Koti (Breaking of Chains) Day of Liberty; On July 1, 1863 slavery was abolished.
  • Memorial Day in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Virginia Weidler: American child star who first played in the film "Surrender" at the age of four and was in a stage play by the time she was six.
  • Fritz Bauer: German judge and prosecutor (Born 1903).
Facts:
  • Fortuna Sittard soccer team forms in Sittard
  • US, Britain, USSR and 58 nations sign Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty.
  • Formal separation of the United Auto Workers from the AFL-CIO.
  • The CIA's Phoenix Program is officially established.
  • The Nuclear non-proliferation treaty is signed in Washington, D.C., London and Moscow by sixty-two countries.

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Airport

By: Arthur Haile

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Couples

By: John Updike

One of the signature novels of the American 1960s, Couples is a book that, when it debuted, scandalized the public with prose pictures of the way people live, and that today provides an engrossing epitaph to the short, happy life ...

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The Salzburg Connection

By: Helen MacInnes

He demanded the immediate dispatch of two suitably trained operatives to Salzburg. Extreme measures might be necessary.In 1945, with their thousand-year empire falling around them and the Allies on their heels, the Nazis hide a sealed chest in the dark, ...

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A Small Town in Germany

By: John le Carre

From the New York Times bestselling author of Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy; The Spy Who Came in from the Cold; and The Night Manager, now a television series starring Tom Hiddleston. John le Carré’s memoir, The Pigeon Tunnel: Stories from ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Hamurabi

Hamurabi

Platform: PDP-8, Personal computer

Genre: Strategy game, Text-based game


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