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Tuesday 5 November 1968

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Cary Blanchard and Chris Gray. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Hey Jude by The Beatles. In UK The Good, The Bad And The Ugly by Hugo Montenegro was in the top 5 hits. Head, directed by Bob Rafelson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 while Preserve And Protect by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Alles dreht sich um Michael. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi or Hamurabi.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

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

Pohádky z mechu a kapradí

Starring: Jirina Bohdalová

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The Tyrant King

Starring: Philip Madoc, Murray Melvin, Kim Fortune, Candace Glendenning

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Schatzsucher unserer Tage

Starring: Sabine Eggerth, Wolfgang Preiss, Walter Wilz, Brian O'Shaughnessy

Movies

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

Head

Directed by: Bob Rafelson

Starring: Peter Tork, Davy Jones, Micky Dolenz

Country: United States

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The Lion in Winter

Directed by: Anthony Harvey

Starring: Peter O'Toole, Katharine Hepburn, Anthony Hopkins

Country: United States

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Live a Little, Love a Little

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Elvis Presley, Michele Carey, Don Porter

Country: United States

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Ice Station Zebra

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Rock Hudson, Ernest Borgnine, Patrick McGoohan

Country: United States

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Bullitt

Directed by: Peter Yates

Starring: Steve McQueen, Jacqueline Bisset, Robert Vaughn

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 November 1968 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - November 5th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bertilia
  • St. Laetus
  • Pope Zachary
  • St. Sylvia
  • St. Magnus
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 1st AL pitcher to win MVP, Denny McLain (wins unanimously)
  • Nixon (R) beats VP Humphrey (D) and George C Wallace for presidency
  • Richard Nixon (Republican) beats Vice President Hubert Humphrey (Democrat) and George C Wallace for US Presidency.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in November 1968?

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8100
  • Life: The Onassises
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Mayor John Lindsay -- Nov. 1, 1968

Books

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

Preserve And Protect

By: Allen Drury

The United States is thrown into chaos as the President is killed in a plane crash shortly after securing his party’s nomination in a hotly contested race for re-election.

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The Beatles, The Authorized Biography

By: Hunter Davies

In this book, the author lets the singers speak for themselves, and anyone who believes the Beatles are four lovable mopheads full of sweetness and light is in for shock.

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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 Hurricane Years

By: Cameron Hawley

The Hurricane Years, 1968 1st Edition, by Cameron Hawley. Hardcover with dust jacket, 567 pages, published by Little, Brown & Company.

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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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