Wednesday 1 May 1968

US date format: 5/1/1968, UK date format: 1/5/1968

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 1, 1968). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Kelly Bensimon and D'arcy Wretzky. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Honey by Bobby Goldsboro. In UK What A Wonderful World / Cabaret by Louis Armstrong was in the top 5 hits. Blue, directed by Silvio Narizzano, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 while The Double Helix by James Watson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Dream House. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: Silvio Narizzano

Starring: Terence Stamp, Joanna Pettet, Karl Malden, Stathis Giallelis

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The Private Navy of Sgt. O'Farrell

Directed by: Frank Tashlin

Starring: Bob Hope, Phyllis Diller, Jeffrey Hunter, Mylène Demongeot

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A Lovely Way to Die

Directed by: David Lowell Rich

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Sylva Koscina, Eli Wallach, Kenneth Haigh

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The Odd Couple

Directed by: Gene Saks

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, John Fiedler, Herb Edelman

Country: United States of America

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Directed by: David Miller

Starring: Vince Edwards, Judy Geeson, Peter Vaughan, Diana Dors

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TV Series

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

Dream House

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

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The Unloved

Directed by: Samantha Morton

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Les secrets de la mer rouge

Welt der Melodie

Legião dos Esquecidos

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 May 1968 ?

  • Saint James the Less.
  • Saint Sigismund of Burgundy.
  • Saint Florine
  • Saint Augustin Schoeffer
  • Saint Theodulf.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Ben Franklin in Paris closes at Lunt Fontanne NYC after 215 performances

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

The Double Helix

By: James Watson

The classic personal account of Watson and Crick’s groundbreaking discovery of the structure of DNA, now with an introduction by Sylvia Nasar, author of A Beautiful Mind.By

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Between Parent And Child

By: Haim G. Ginott

Over the past thirty-five years, Between Parent and Child has helped millions of parents around the world strengthen their relationships with their children.

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The Triumph

By: John Kenneth Galbraith


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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: PDP-8, Personal computer

Genre: Strategy game, Text-based game

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