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Thursday 1 February 1968

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Pauly Shore in Hollywood and Mark Recchi in Kamloops. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Green Tambourine by The Lemon Pipers. In UK Hello Goodbye by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Planet of the Apes, directed by Franklin J. Schaffner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 while Nicholas And Alexandra by Robert K. Massie was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Zirkus meines Lebens. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi or Hamurabi.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Zirkus meines Lebens

Starring: Luise Ullrich, Benno Sterzenbach, Susanne Beck, Mathias Grimm

The World of Beachcomber

Starring: Spike Milligan, Frank Thornton, Leon Thau, Julian Orchard

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Zimmer 13

Starring: Fritz Schulz, Robert Tessen, Frithjof Vierock, Gisela Hahn

Scene

Starring: Jenny Jay, Nick Ross, James Morrison, Lyndon Davies

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Der Staudamm

Starring: Harald Baerow, Gustl Bayrhammer, Wolfgang Condrus, Wilhelm Zeno Diemer

Movies

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

Planet of the Apes

Directed by: Franklin J. Schaffner

Starring: Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter

Country: United States

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Doctor Faustus

Directed by: Richard Burton

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Andreas Teuber

Country: United States

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Directed by: Sergio Leone

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Eli Wallach, Lee Van Cleef

Country: United States

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The Ambushers

Directed by: Henry Levin

Starring: Dean Martin, Senta Berger, Janice Rule

Country: United States

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The Graduate

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft, Katharine Ross

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 February 1968 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Brigid of Kildare - one of the three patron saints of Ireland, the others being St. Patrick and St. Columcille.
  • In Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the fictional character Willy Wonka gives an unprecedented tour of his chocolate factory on February 1 (year unspecified).
  • Blessed Reginald of Sint-Gillis
  • The start of LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom.
  • The start of Black History Month in the United States.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Former VP Richard Nixon announces candidacy for President
  • Famous photo: Saigon police chief Nguyen Ngoc Loan executes a Viet Cong officer with a pistol shot to the head.
  • World trade conference Unctad 2 opens in New Delhi.
  • Former US Vice-President Richard Nixon announces candidacy for President.
  • Vince Lombardi resigns as coach of the Green Bay Packers.

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Nicholas And Alexandra

By: Robert K. Massie

The story of the love that ended an empireIn this commanding book, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Robert K. Massie sweeps readers back to the extraordinary world of Imperial Russia to tell the

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Incredible Victory

By: Walter Lord

A remarkable account of what has been called 'the most decisive naval battle since Trafalgar.'—Los Angeles Times

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The Gabriel Hounds

By: Mary Stewart

It's all a grand adventure when Christy Mansel unexpectedly runs into her cousin Charles in Damascus. And being young, rich, impetuous, and used to doing whatever they please, they decide to

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The Confessions of Nat Turner

By: William Styron

In the late summer of 1831, in a remote section of southeastern Virginia, there took place the only effective, sustained revolt in the annals of American Negro slavery...The

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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

Hamurabi

Hamurabi

Platform: PDP-8, Personal computer

Genre: Strategy game, Text-based game


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