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Thursday 5 December 1968

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lisa Marie [Sliwa] in New Brunswick and Rhett Hall. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Love Child by Diana Ross and the Supremes. In UK Lily The Pink by The Scaffold was in the top 5 hits. Oliver!, directed by Carol Reed, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 while Between Parent And Child by Haim G. Ginott was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching TV Bukvar. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi or Hamurabi.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

TV Bukvar

Starring: Mira Stupica, Branko Plesa, Olivera Markovic, Severin Bijelic

Das Ferienschiff

Starring: Eleonore Schroth

Klart spår till Tomteboda

Written by: Karl-Aage Schwartzkopf

Starring: Inga Gill, Arne Källerud, Hans Lindgren

Alles dreht sich um Michael

Starring: Michael Nowka, Brigitte Horn, Reinhold Brandes, Hilde Hessmann

The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre

Starring: Bernard Lee, Bernard Archard, Allan Cuthbertson, John Carson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

Oliver!

Directed by: Carol Reed

Starring: Mark Lester, Ron Moody, Shani Wallis

Country: United States

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Skidoo

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Jackie Gleason, Carol Channing, Frankie Avalon

Country: United States

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Hellfighters

Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen

Starring: John Wayne, Katharine Ross, Jim Hutton

Country: United States

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Yellow Submarine

Directed by: George Dunning

Starring: The Beatles, Paul Angelis, John Clive

Country: United States

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Head

Directed by: Bob Rafelson

Starring: Peter Tork, Davy Jones, Micky Dolenz

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 December 1968 ?

Holidays:
  • Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
  • Day of the Ninja
  • Austria - Krampus
  • Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - formerly: Saint Sabas
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Fred Clark: Actor (Zotz, Auntie Mame), dies of liver ailment at 54.

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Books

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

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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Of Diamonds & Diplomats

By: Letitia Baldrige

The decorative dust jacket adds much to this vintage hardcover. The jacket shows wear along the edges from shelving and a little soiling.

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The Bogey Man

By: George Plimpton

The Bogey Man is Plimpton's account of what happened to him in his month on the professional golf circuit.

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On Reflection

By: Helen Hayes and Sandford Dody

In addressing her grandchildren in the foreword to this autobiography, Helen Hayes writes: 'It is no longer fashionable to have faith; but your grandmother has never been famous for her chic.'

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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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