Friday 15 November 1968
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include James Brady in Brooklyn and Ol' Dirty Bastard.
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.
On TV people were watching Alles dreht sich um Michael.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 15 November 1968 ?
- Austria - Saint Leopold's day -- no school in Vienna, Lower Austria and Upper Austria
- USA - America Recycles Day
- Norway - The official skolebr�d-day on Sunnland skole
- Roman festivals - Festival in honor of Feronia (others say 13 November)
- Brazil - Republic Proclamation Day (1889)
- R.C. Saints - Albert the Great
- Palestine - Independence Day (declared 1988)
- Eastern Orthodoxy - Feast of Saint Philip the Apostle and the beginning of Winter Lent; also see November 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- James Brady in Brooklyn: New York, USA; columnist (New York Post).
- Ol' Dirty Bastard: American rapper (d. 2004).
- Brenda Alyce Bassett in Kokomo: Indiana, USA; Miss Indiana-America (1991).
- Fausto Brizzi: Italian screenwriter, producer and film director.
- Michael Damon: American homicide; he killed his wife during the early morning hours of 9/23/1990, Fort Collins, CO.
- Russell Jones: Rapper
- Ol' Bastard: American rapper and producer (Wu-Tang Clan) (d. 2004)
- Teodoro Casiño: Filipino journalist and politician
- Jennifer Charles: American singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (Elysian Fields Lovage and La Mar Enfortuna)
- Uwe Rösler: German footballer and manager
- 1st date in controversial Jim Bouton baseball diary Ball Four
- The US Air Force launches Operation Commando Hunt, a large-scale bombing campaign against the Ho Chi Minh trail.
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