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
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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)
Parker Posey in Baltimore
: Maryland, USA; actress (Tess Shelby - As the World Turns).
: Italian footballer
Famous People died
: American actor (Born 1914)
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1968 ?
What news were making the headlines those days in November 1968 ?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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
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
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.
Mayan Pattern Fabric Schumacher NY (1968)
Motorola Computer Light Pen LSI Interface (1968)
Oakmont Western Idea Homes Santa Rosa CA (1968)
Tell the world why Friday, 8 November 1968 is such a special date for you!