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Tuesday 24 September 1968

1968-09-24

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of September people in US were listening to Hey Jude by The Beatles. Night of the Living Dead, directed by George A. Romero, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 while Testimony Of Two Men by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Night of the Living Dead

Directed by: George A. Romero

Starring: Duane Jones, Judith O'Dea, Karl Hardman

Country: United States

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Weekend

Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard

Starring: Mireille Darc, Jean Yanne, Jean-Pierre Kalfon

Country: United States

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Charly

Directed by: Ralph Nelson

Starring: Cliff Robertson, Claire Bloom, Lilia Skala

Country: United States

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Funny Girl

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Barbra Streisand, Omar Sharif, Kay Medford

Country: United States

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Hang 'Em High

Directed by: Ted Post

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Inger Stevens, Pat Hingle

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

The Morecambe & Wise Show

Starring: Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise, Ann Hamilton, Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen

Country: United Kingdom

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Frost on Sunday

Starring: David Frost

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 September 1968 ?

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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 60 Minutes premieres on CBS-TV
  • New York Mets manager Gil Hodges suffers a heart attack.
  • Swaziland joins the United Nations.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8094
  • Life: Arthur Ashe tennis
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Spiro Agnew -- Sep. 20, 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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