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Sunday 24 November 1968

1968-11-24

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. 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. Hellfighters, directed by Andrew V. McLaglen, 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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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Hellfighters

Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen

Starring: John Wayne, Katharine Ross, Jim Hutton

Country: United States

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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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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 24 November 1968 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - in the Byzantine empire the Brumalia (a wine festival) were celebrated from this day until the winter solstice
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Andrew Dung-Lac and other Vietnamese martyrs
  • Also see November 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Feast Day of St. Colman - Cobh, Ireland
  • Teacher's Day in Turkey
Famous Birthdays:
  • Simone Pedroni: Italian pianist who, on 6/06/1993, at age 24 was named the Gold Medallist of the Ninth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition for his performance of Rachmaninoff’s Second Concerto.
  • Dave Hansen: Long Beach, California -- Infielder (LA Dodgers).
  • Dave Jukes: Toronto, Ontario -- Canadian Tour golfer (1991 Kawartha Lakes).
  • Ken Johnson: Quincy, Massachusetts -- 3x40 rifle (1996 Olympics).
  • Bulent Korkmaz: Turkish footballer.
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Famous Deaths:
  • da levy: Cleveland poet (Born 1942).
Facts:
  • Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Louise Suggs Golf Invitational
  • 4 men hijack Pan Am Flight 281 from JFK International Airport, New York to Havana, Cuba.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Abolitionist Frederick Douglass
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Pope Paul VI -- Nov. 22, 1968
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8102

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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