Saturday 16 November 1968
It was Saturday, 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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- USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
- R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
- Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- International Day for Tolerance
- Iceland - Dagur fslenskrar tungu (Icelandic Language Day)
- Thailand - Loy Krathong festival (2005)
- Suzi Simpson: Athens, Greece -- Playmate (Jan, 1992).
- Shobha Reddy: Indian politician (d. 2014).
- Vlado Šola: Croatian handball player.
- Melvin Stewart: US butterfly swimmer (200m record).
- Vlado Sola: Croatian handball goalkeeper.
- Chris Haney: American pro baseball pitcher, the son of Larry Haney, a major league catcher with five teams and coach of the Milwaukee Brewers. Chris was selected by the Milwaukee Brewers organization in the free-agent draft pick 6/02/1987: not signing with them, he attended the Univ. of N.C. in Charlotte and was selected by the Montreal Expos in the second round of free-agent draft pick 6/04/1990.
- Greet Hofmans: Dutch mystic, healer and psychic.
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