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Tuesday 12 November 1968

1968-11-12

It was Tuesday, 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. Yellow Submarine, directed by George Dunning, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 while The Salzburg Connection by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

Country: United States

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Head

Directed by: Bob Rafelson

Starring: Peter Tork, Davy Jones, Micky Dolenz

Country: United States

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The Lion in Winter

Directed by: Anthony Harvey

Starring: Peter O'Toole, Katharine Hepburn, Anthony Hopkins

Country: United States

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Ice Station Zebra

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Rock Hudson, Ernest Borgnine, Patrick McGoohan

Country: United States

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Live a Little, Love a Little

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Elvis Presley, Michele Carey, Don Porter

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre

Starring: Bernard Lee, Bernard Archard, Allan Cuthbertson, John Carson

Country: United Kingdom

The Tyrant King

Starring: Philip Madoc, Murray Melvin, Kim Fortune, Candace Glendenning

Country: United Kingdom

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How We Used to Live

Starring: Redvers Kyle, Diana Davies, James Tomlinson, John Keyworth

Country: United Kingdom

That's Life

Starring: Robert Morse, E.J. Peaker

Country: United States

The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Hour

Starring: Mel Blanc, Jim Backus, Bea Benaderet, Julie Bennett

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 November 1968 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
  • Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
  • National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
  • In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
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Facts:
  • KSEL (now KAMC) TV channel 28 in Lubbock, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Supreme Court declares Arkansas law banning teaching evolution in public schools unconstitutional
  • Equatorial Guinea joins the United Nations.
  • Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District is argued before the Supreme Court of the United States.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8101
  • Life: Vietnam war victim This girl tron
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Lyndon B. Johnson -- Nov. 8, 1968

Books

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

Airport

By: Arthur Haile

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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 ...

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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, ...

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A Small Town in Germany

By: John le Carre

From the New York Times bestselling author of Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy; The Spy Who Came in from the Cold; and The Night Manager, now a television series starring Tom Hiddleston. John le Carré’s memoir, The Pigeon Tunnel: Stories from ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Hamurabi

Hamurabi

Platform: PDP-8, Personal computer

Genre: Strategy game, Text-based game


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