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Wednesday 6 March 1968

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Moira Kelly and Marty Morgan in Minneapolis. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Love Is Blue (L'Amour Est Bleu) by Paul Mauriat and His Orchestra. In UK Cinderella Rockefella by Esther & Abi Ofarim was in the top 5 hits. Stay Away, Joe, directed by Peter Tewksbury, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 while The Tower Of Babel by Morris West was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Dick Cavett Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi or Hamurabi.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Stay Away, Joe

Directed by: Peter Tewksbury

Starring: Elvis Presley, Burgess Meredith, Joan Blondell

Country: United States

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Five Million Years to Earth

Directed by: Roy Ward Baker

Starring: James Donald, Andrew Keir, Barbara Shelley

Country: United States

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Planet of the Apes

Directed by: Franklin J. Schaffner

Starring: Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter

Country: United States

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Doctor Faustus

Directed by: Richard Burton

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Andreas Teuber

Country: United States

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Directed by: Sergio Leone

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Eli Wallach, Lee Van Cleef

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Dick Cavett Show

Starring: Dick Cavett, Bobby Rosengarden

Country: United States

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Hauptstraße Glück

Starring: Viktoria Brams, Michael Hinz


Starring: Anneli Granget, Wolfgang Arps, Christa Siems, Helmut Oeser

Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

Starring: Fred Rogers, Betty Aberlin, David Newell

Country: United States

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Zirkus meines Lebens

Starring: Luise Ullrich, Benno Sterzenbach, Susanne Beck, Mathias Grimm

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 March 1968 ?

  • In Ghana, - The National independence day.
  • Casimir Pulaski Day in Illinois (2006, first Monday of March).
  • Saint Chrodegang
  • Saint Fridolin
  • Saint Coleta of Ghent
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Famous Deaths:
  • The first of the East L.A. Walkouts take place at several high schools.
  • Un-recognized Rhodesia executes three black citizens, the first executions since UDI, prompting international condemnation.

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Life magazine


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

The Tower Of Babel

By: Morris West

In the complex world of Middle Eastern politics not everyone is what he seems. In the cause of freedom no cost is considered too high.

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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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Report From Iron Mountain

By: Leonard C. Lewin

This satire from the 1960s makes a convincing claim to be a government document on the destructive effects of the post-Cold War peace on American society and economy and illustrates the

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Nicholas And Alexandra

By: Robert K. Massie

The story of the love that ended an empireIn this commanding book, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Robert K. Massie sweeps readers back to the extraordinary world of Imperial Russia to tell 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



Platform: PDP-8, Personal computer

Genre: Strategy game, Text-based game

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