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..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
- Yellow Submarine
directed by George Dunning
starring: The Beatles, Paul Angelis, John Clive
directed by Bob Rafelson
starring: Peter Tork, Davy Jones, Micky Dolenz
- The Lion in Winter
directed by Anthony Harvey
starring: Peter O'Toole, Katharine Hepburn, Anthony Hopkins
- Live a Little, Love a Little
directed by Norman Taurog
starring: Elvis Presley, Michele Carey, Don Porter
- Ice Station Zebra
directed by John Sturges
starring: Rock Hudson, Ernest Borgnine, Patrick McGoohan
Which were the important events of Friday, 08 November 1968 ?
Famous People born
- Cynthia Lennon is granted a divorce from John Lennon.
: San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic -- Infielder (KC Royals)
: Brantford, Ontario -- NHL right wing (Washington Capitals)
: Circle Pines, Minnesota -- Speed skater (1994 Olympics)
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1968 ?
Esquire Magazine cover
Vietnam war victim This girl tron
TIME Magazine Cover: Lyndon B. Johnson -- Nov. 8, 1968
Playboy Magazine cover
Airport - Arthur Haile
Couples - John Updike
The Salzburg Connection - Helen MacInnes
A Small Town in Germany - John le Carre
Bolens Arnold Palmer (1968)
After Six Formals Nehru Jacket Fashion Photo (1968)
Winston Menthol Super Kings Cigarettes Sip It (1968)
Tell the world why Friday, 8 November 1968 is such a special date for you!