Sunday 29 December 1968
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of December people in US were listening to I Heard It Through The Grapevine by Marvin Gaye.
The Wrecking Crew, directed by Phil Karlson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968
while The Salzburg Connection by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 29 December 1968 ?
- The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
- Carlo Ponti: Italian noted family member and conductor who began his career in 1994 when he attended the Conductors Institute in Hartford, CT under the direction of Harold Farbermann.
- James Mouton in Denver: Colorado, USA; outfielder (Houston Astros).
- Carlo H L Ponti Jr: Son of Carlo Ponti and Sophia Loren.
- Darren Perry: NFL free safety (Pittsburgh Steelers).
- Austin Farrer: English theologian and philosopher (Born 1904).
- New York Jets beat Oakland Raiders 27-23 in AFL championship game.
- Israeli commandos destroy 13 Lebanese airplanes.
- Baltimore Colts beat Cleveland Browns 34-0 in NFL championship game.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1968 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Diana Ross and the Supremes - I'm Gonna Make You Love Me
- Glen Campbell - Wichita Lineman
- The Temptations - Cloud Nine
- Marvin Gaye - I Heard It Through The Grapevine
- Diana Ross and the Supremes - Love Child
- Stevie Wonder - For Once In My Life
- Dion - Abraham, Martin And John
- Johnnie Taylor - Who's Making Love
- Classics IV - Stormy
- Bobby Vinton - I Love How You Love Me
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?