It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of November people in US were listening to Hey Jude by The Beatles. In UK The Good, The Bad And The Ugly by Hugo Montenegro was in the top 5 hits. Head, directed by Bob Rafelson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 .
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

  • Yellow SubmarineYellow Submarine
    directed by George Dunning
    starring: The Beatles, Paul Angelis, John Clive
  • HeadHead
    directed by Bob Rafelson
    starring: Peter Tork, Davy Jones, Micky Dolenz
  • The Lion in WinterThe Lion in Winter
    directed by Anthony Harvey
    starring: Peter O'Toole, Katharine Hepburn, Anthony Hopkins
  • Live a Little, Love a LittleLive a Little, Love a Little
    directed by Norman Taurog
    starring: Elvis Presley, Michele Carey, Don Porter
  • Ice Station ZebraIce Station Zebra
    directed by John Sturges
    starring: Rock Hudson, Ernest Borgnine, Patrick McGoohan
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of Friday, 08 November 1968 ?


Facts
  • Cynthia Lennon is granted a divorce from John Lennon.

Famous People born
Jose Offerman: San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic -- Infielder (KC Royals)
Keith Jones: Brantford, Ontario -- NHL right wing (Washington Capitals)
Michelle Kline: Circle Pines, Minnesota -- Speed skater (1994 Olympics)
Parker Posey in Baltimore: Maryland, USA; actress (Tess Shelby - As the World Turns).
Sergio Porrini: Italian footballer

Famous People died
Wendell Corey: American actor (Born 1914)
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in November 1968 ?

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Books

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

Airport by Arthur Haile

Airport

by Arthur Haile


Couples by John Updike

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 of the “post-Pill paradise.”

The Salzburg Connection by Helen MacInnes

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, forbidding waters of the Finstersee - a lake surrounded by the brooding peaks of the Austrian Alps.

A Small Town in Germany by John le Carre

A Small Town in Germany

by John le Carre


From the New York Times bestselling author of A Delicate Truth and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy "Haven't you realized that only appearances matter?" The British Embassy in Bonn is up in arms.

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Northwest Airlines Sumiyoshi Shrine Osaka Japan (1968)Northwest Airlines Sumiyoshi Shrine Osaka Japan (1968)
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Schlitz Beer Ad, Monopoly  Go Directly to Store (1968)Schlitz Beer Ad, Monopoly Go Directly to Store (1968)
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