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

 Vietnam war victim This girl tron
Vietnam war victim This girl tron

Magazine

 TIME Magazine Cover: Lyndon B. Johnson -- Nov. 8, 1968
TIME Magazine Cover: Lyndon B. Johnson -- Nov. 8, 1968

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 Esquire Magazine cover
Esquire Magazine cover

Magazine

 Sports Illustrated: no.8100
Sports Illustrated: no.8100
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Books

Airport - Arthur Haile

Airport - Arthur Haile

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Books

Couples - John Updike

Couples - John Updike

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Books

The Salzburg Connection - Helen MacInnes

The Salzburg Connection - Helen MacInnes

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Books

A Small Town in Germany - John le Carre

A Small Town in Germany - John le Carre

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Old Journal Ads

Moet Champagne  Uncompromising Tradition (1968)Moet Champagne Uncompromising Tradition (1968)
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How To Get GorgeousHow To Get Gorgeous
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Volkswagen (1968)Volkswagen (1968)
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Tell the world why Friday, 8 November 1968 is such a special date for you!