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Wednesday 5 June 1968

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Gerry McCann and Ed Vaizey. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Mrs. Robinson by Simon and Garfunkel. In UK Young Girl by Union Gap was in the top 5 hits. Speedway, directed by Norman Taurog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 while The Center by Stewart Alsop was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Prisoner. 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 ?

The Prisoner

Written by: Patrick McGoohan

Starring: Patrick McGoohan, Angelo Muscat, Peter Swanwick

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Marty

Starring: Marty Feldman, John Junkin, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Roland MacLeod

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Dick Cavett Show

Starring: Dick Cavett, Bobby Rosengarden

Country: United States

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Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

Starring: Fred Rogers, Betty Aberlin, David Newell

Country: United States

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The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau

Starring: Rod Serling, Jacques-Yves Cousteau

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Rosemary's Baby

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, Ruth Gordon

Country: United States

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Speedway

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Elvis Presley, Nancy Sinatra, Bill Bixby

Country: United States

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The Swimmer

Directed by: Frank Perry

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Janet Landgard, Janice Rule

Country: United States

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The Devil's Brigade

Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen

Starring: William Holden, Cliff Robertson, Vince Edwards

Country: United States

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The Odd Couple

Directed by: Gene Saks

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, John Fiedler

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 June 1968 ?

Holidays:
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of N�r (Light) - First day of the fifth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
  • Feast of Saint Boniface.
  • Seychelles - Liberation Day.
  • National holiday of Denmark (Constitution Day).
  • World Environment Day, since the United Nations General Assembly resolution in 1972.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Gerry McCann: Scottish-born father, a physician who, with his physician wife Kate, was vacationing in Portugal when their daughter, Madeleine McCann, went missing on May 3, 2007.
  • Ed Vaizey: English lawyer and politician Minister for Culture Communications and Creative Industries.
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Facts:
  • 12:16AM PST-Sirhan Sirhan shoots Bobby Kennedy, who dies next day
  • US Senator Robert F. Kennedy is shot by assassins in the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, California. Five others are wounded. One shooter is identified as Sirhan Sirhan.

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Books

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

The Center

By: Stewart Alsop

A Hardcover Pages are clean. Binding is tight. Cover moderate wear. Bumped edges and spine. NO D.J. If you are not totally satisfied please return item for a full refund.

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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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The French Chef Cookbook

By: Julia Child

The French Chef Cookbook From The French Chef, the PBS series that began it all, here are all the recipes that introduced Julia Child to an American public hungry for

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The Double Helix

By: James Watson

The classic personal account of Watson and Crick’s groundbreaking discovery of the structure of DNA, now with an introduction by Sylvia Nasar, author of A Beautiful Mind.By

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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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