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Thursday 3 October 1968

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Marco Roelofsen and Elisabetta Ferracini. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Hey Jude by The Beatles. Barbarella, directed by Roger Vadim, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 while The Case Against Congress by Drew Pearson and Jack Anderson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pohádky z mechu a kapradí. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi or Hamurabi.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

The Tyrant King

Starring: Philip Madoc, Murray Melvin, Kim Fortune, Candace Glendenning

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Morecambe & Wise Show

Starring: Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise, Ann Hamilton, Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Expert

Written by: N.J. Crisp, Gerard Glaister

Starring: Marius Goring, Ann Morrish, Victor Winding, Michael Farnsworth

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Prisoner

Written by: Patrick McGoohan

Starring: Patrick McGoohan, Angelo Muscat, Peter Swanwick

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Marty

Starring: Marty Feldman, John Junkin, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Roland MacLeod

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Barbarella

Directed by: Roger Vadim

Starring: Jane Fonda, John Phillip Law, Anita Pallenberg

Country: United States

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Finian's Rainbow

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Fred Astaire, Petula Clark, Tommy Steele

Country: United States

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Romeo and Juliet

Directed by: Franco Zeffirelli

Starring: Leonard Whiting, Olivia Hussey, John McEnery

Country: United States

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The Charge of the Light Brigade

Directed by: Tony Richardson

Starring: Trevor Howard, Vanessa Redgrave, John Gielgud

Country: United States

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Coogan's Bluff

Directed by: Donald Siegel

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Lee J. Cobb, Susan Clark

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 October 1968 ?

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Facts:
  • Howard Sacklers Great White Hope, premieres in New York City
  • In Peru, Juan Velasco Alvarado takes power in a revolution.

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Books

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

The Case Against Congress

By: Drew Pearson and Jack Anderson

The decorative dustjacket adds much to this vintage hardcover. The jacket shows wear along the edges from shelving. Book is like new inside, free of markings, bright and clean.

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The Beatles, The Authorized Biography

By: Hunter Davies

In this book, the author lets the singers speak for themselves, and anyone who believes the Beatles are four lovable mopheads full of sweetness and light is in for shock.

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The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test

By: Tom Wolfe

"An American classic" (Newsweek) that defined a generation. "An astonishing book" (The New York Times Book Review) and an unflinching portrait of Ken Kesey, his Merry Pranksters, and the 1960s.

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Heaven Help Us!

By: Herbert Tarr

"This very funny book should allay certain anxieties among curious gentiles who wonder uneasily what really goes on inside the fancy synagogue on 13th Avenue...

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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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