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Thursday 4 January 1968

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 4, 1968). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Andrew Pyper and Jackie Harris NFL tight end (Green Bay Packers. 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.
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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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Far from the Madding Crowd

Directed by: John Schlesinger

Starring: Julie Christie, Peter Finch, Alan Bates, Terence Stamp

Country: United States

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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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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 ?

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

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 04, 1968 - Geocentric view

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Life magazine Beano comics

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


By: Arthur Haile

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Rosemary'S Baby

By: Ira Levin

In this new Fiftieth Anniversary edition of the classic masterpiece of spellbinding suspense, evil wears the most innocent face of all... Rosemary Woodhouse and her struggling actor husband Guy move into the Bramford, an old New York City apartment building ...

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The President'S Plane Is Missing

By: Robert J. Serling

A crisis unlike any other… Like his many of his forbearers, President Jeremy Haines is weighed down by the solemn duties of his post.The threat of both the Soviet Union and China is a precarious situation and one mistake could ...

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: PDP-8, Personal computer

Genre: Strategy game, Text-based game

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