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Wednesday 3 January 1968

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kent Carlsson and Shannon Sturges. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Hello Goodbye by The Beatles. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, directed by Sergio Leone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 while The Gabriel Hounds by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Zimmer 13. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi or Hamurabi.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

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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Doctor Dolittle

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Rex Harrison, Samantha Eggar, Anthony Newley

Country: United States

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In Cold Blood

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Robert Blake, Scott Wilson, John Forsythe

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Zimmer 13

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

Der Staudamm

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


Starring: Kim Yaroshevskaya

Country: Canada


Starring: Jeff Newman

Country: Australia

Dusty's Treehouse

Starring: Tom Logan, Stu Rosen

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 January 1968 ?

  • The tenth night and ninth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
  • The Festival of Sleep Day
  • In astronomy the best date to view the Quadrantids meteor shower.
  • Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Pax
  • Feast day of St Genevieve
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

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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A Modern Priest Looks At His Outdated Church

By: James J. Kavanaugh

#1 on the NY Times Bestseller list. Europeans titled it, "A Protest of Love," since JK wrote from the heart to save the Churches by separating mythological traditions from the historic truths they veiled.

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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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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: PDP-8, Personal computer

Genre: Strategy game, Text-based game



Platform: PDP-8, Personal computer

Genre: Strategy game, Text-based game

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