Sunday 17 November 1968
It was Sunday, 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
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- Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
- Life Day
- International Students Day
- R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
- Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Cacho Conde: WLAF tight end / running back (Barcelona Dragons).
- Amber Michaels: German pornographic actress.
- Sean Miller: American basketball player and coach.
- Wilhelm Lehmann: Writer, dies at 86.
- Zorba opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 305 performances
- John Kander / Fred Ebbs musical Zorba, premieres in New York City
- KHNE TV channel 29 in Hastings, NB (PBS) begins broadcasting
- Alexandros Panagoulis is condemned to death for attempting to assassinate Greek dictator George Papadopoulos.
- British European Airways introduces the BAC One-Eleven into commercial service.
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