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Wednesday 3 April 1968

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mike Lansing in Rawlins and Bernd Karbacher. In that special week of April people in US were listening to (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay by Otis Redding. In UK Congratulations by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. Belle de Jour, directed by Luis Bunuel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 while The Confessions of Nat Turner by William Styron was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Drei Frauen im Haus. 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 30 days ?

Drei Frauen im Haus

Starring: Magda Schneider, Heinz Engelmann, Christin Thorn, Werner Stock

Chronik der Familie Nägele

Starring: Willy Reichert, Oscar Heiler

Virgin of the Secret Service

Written by: Ted Willis

Starring: Clinton Greyn, Veronica Strong, John Cater, Noel Coleman

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Starparade

Starring: Rainer Holbe, James Last

The Dick Cavett Show

Starring: Dick Cavett, Bobby Rosengarden

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Hour of the Wolf

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Max von Sydow, Liv Ullmann, Gertrud Fridh

Country: United States

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Accattone

Directed by: Pier Paolo Pasolini

Starring: Franco Citti, Franca Pasut, Silvana Corsini

Country: United States

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The Party

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Peter Sellers, Claudine Longet, Natalia Borisova

Country: United States

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2001: A Space Odyssey

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester

Country: United States

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Stay Away, Joe

Directed by: Peter Tewksbury

Starring: Elvis Presley, Burgess Meredith, Joan Blondell

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 April 1968 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Sixtus I
  • Saint Agape (died 304)
  • Saint Richard (d.1253)
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Facts:
  • N Vietnam agrees to meet US reps to set up preliminary peace talks
  • North Vietnam agrees to meet US representatives to set up preliminary peace talks.
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. delivers his ''I've Been to the Mountaintop'' speech.
  • The American movie ''Planet of the Apes'' is released in theaters.
  • Apollo Program: Apollo-Saturn mission 502 (''Apollo 6'') is launched, as the second and last unmanned test-flight of the Saturn V launch vehicle.

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Books

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

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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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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Gipsy Moth Circles The World

By: Francis Chichester

Coward-McCann, 1968, Very good., Blue cloth. Text clean. Jacket edges worn. Book Club edition. [Sailing, Gipsy Moth IV, Travel] Out-of-print and antiquarian booksellers since 1933.

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The Economics Of Crisis

By: Eliot Janeway

This might have been titled "The War Behind the War," for it concerns policy for management of our economy in WW II.

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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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