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Sunday 4 February 1968

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kristen Marie and Philippe Bertrand. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Green Tambourine by The Lemon Pipers. In UK The Mighty Quinn by Manfred Mann 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 Where Eagles Dare by Alistair MacLean 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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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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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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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 February 1968 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Veronica, patron saint of photographers
  • Ancient Latvia - Biezputras Diena observed.
  • Independence Day in Sri Lanka (1948).
  • Angolan Anniversary of the Outbreak of Armed Struggle against Portuguese Colonialism.
  • Saint Gilbert (d. 1189)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Kristen Marie: Actress (Cheryl McKinnon-Another World).
  • Philippe Bertrand: French child who was kidnapped and murdered.
  • Lionel Daudet: French mountaineer, who in December 2006 made the first crossing of the massif of Mont Ross in the Kerguelen Islands, which links the summits of the small and the large Ross, which are separated by a very steep edge.
  • Marko Matvere: Estonian actor.
  • Kuranosuke Sasaki: Japanese actor.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Golden Rainbow opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 355 performances

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in February 1968?

  • Life: Aleksei Kosygin
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Cmdr. Lloyd Bucher -- Feb. 2, 1968
  • Esquire

Books

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

Where Eagles Dare

By: Alistair MacLean

The classic World War II thriller from the acclaimed master of action and suspense. Now reissued in a new cover style.One

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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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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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Report From Iron Mountain

By: Leonard C. Lewin

This satire from the 1960s makes a convincing claim to be a government document on the destructive effects of the post-Cold War peace on American society and economy and illustrates 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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