Thursday 11 April 1968
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Honey by Bobby Goldsboro.
In UK What A Wonderful World / Cabaret by Louis Armstrong was in the top 5 hits.
The Young Girls of Rochefort, directed by Jacques Demy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968
while The Confessions Of Nat Turner by William Styron was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 11 April 1968 ?
- Saint Stanislas
- Juan Santamarfa Day, anniversary of his death in the Battle of Rivas (State holiday in Costa Rica).
- Saint Godeberta
- Saint Gemma of Lucca
- The Feast Day of Martyr Antipas in the Greek Orthodox Church.
- Saint Danidl of Grimbergen
- Sergei Lukyanenko: Kazakh-Russian journalist and author.
- Sergey Lukyanenko: Russian author.
- Eric Moten: NFL guard/tackle (San Diego Chargers).
- Polish Marshal Spychalski succeeds Ochab as President
- President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act of 1968, prohibiting discrimination in the sale, rental, and financing of housing.
- W Berlin student Rudi Dutschke seriously wounded at demonstration
- WHED TV channel 15 in Hanover, NH (PBS) begins broadcasting
- US President Lyndon Johnson signs 1968 Civil Rights Act.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1968 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bobby Goldsboro - Honey
- Otis Redding - (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay
- Union Gap - Young Girl
- The Box Tops - Cry Like A Baby
- The Monkees - Valleri
- The Beatles - Lady Madonna
- The Delfonics - La - La Means I Love You
- Aretha Franklin - (Sweet Sweet Baby) Since You've Been Gone
- Georgie Fame - The Ballad Of Bonnie And Clyde
- Manfred Mann - Mighty Quinn (Quinn The Eskimo)
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?