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Thursday 4 January 1968

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jackie Harris NFL tight end (Green Bay Packers and Mike Wilpolt. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Hello Goodbye by The Beatles. In UK Lily The Pink by The Scaffold was in the top 5 hits. Reflections in a Golden Eye, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 while Airport by Arthur Haile 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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Reflections in a Golden Eye

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Marlon Brando, Brian Keith, Julie Harris

Country: United States

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Waterhole #3

Directed by: William A. Graham

Starring: James Coburn, Carroll O'Connor, Margaret Blye, Claude Akins

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Clambake

Directed by: Arthur H. Nadel

Starring: Elvis Presley, Shelley Fabares, Will Hutchins, Bill Bixby

Country: United States

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Indomptable Angélique

Directed by: Bernard Borderie

Starring: Michèle Mercier, Robert Hossein, Roger Pigaut, Christian Rode

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The Hostage

Directed by: Russell S. Doughten Jr.

Starring: Don Kelly, Harry Dean Stanton, John Carradine, Danny Martins

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TV Series

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

Zimmer 13

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

Los Beverly de Peralvillo

It Takes a Thief

The Hollywood Squares (Primetime/Nighttime)

Robotti Rops

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 January 1968 ?

Holidays:
  • Spaghetti Day
  • Ogoni Day
  • The eleventh night and tenth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
  • Feast day of St Elizabeth Ann Seton
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Joseph Pholien: Belgian Prime Minister (1950-52), communist fighter, dies at age 83.
Facts:
  • Duck hunter accidentally shoots endangered whooping crane in Texas
  • Leo Fender sells Fender Guitars for US$13 million.

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Books

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

Airport

By: Arthur Haile

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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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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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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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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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