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Monday 5 February 1968

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Marcus Grönholm and Roberto Alomar. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Love Is Blue (L'Amour Est Bleu) by Paul Mauriat and His Orchestra. In UK The Mighty Quinn by Manfred Mann was in the top 5 hits. Inspector Clouseau, directed by Bud Yorkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 while The Confessions of Nat Turner by William Styron was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Unloved. 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

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Inspector Clouseau

Directed by: Bud Yorkin

Starring: Alan Arkin, Frank Finlay, Delia Boccardo, Barry Foster

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The Anniversary

Directed by: Roy Ward Baker

Starring: Bette Davis, Sheila Hancock, Jack Hedley, James Cossins

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Sol Madrid

Directed by: Brian G. Hutton

Starring: David McCallum, Stella Stevens, Telly Savalas, Ricardo Montalban

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Mrs. Brown, You've Got a Lovely Daughter

Directed by: Saul Swimmer

Starring: Peter Noone, Karl Green, Keith Hopwood, Derek Leckenby

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Up the Junction

Directed by: Peter Collinson

Starring: Suzy Kendall, Dennis Waterman, Maureen Lipman, Adrienne Posta

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TV Series

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

The Unloved

Directed by: Samantha Morton

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The Herbs

Les atomistes

Murheenlaakso

Gorski car

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 February 1968 ?

Holidays:
  • Kashmir Day observes as public holiday in Pakistan.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agatha of Sicily, patron saint of firework makers and glass blowers.
  • Saint Bertolf
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Facts:
  • KDTV TV channel 39 in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX (IND) begins broadcasting
  • Skater Kees Verkerk wins olympic gold in the 1500m

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Books

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

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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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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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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