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Monday 6 May 1968

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 6, 1968). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Manu Larcenet and Emmanuel Perrotin. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Honey by Bobby Goldsboro. In UK What A Wonderful World / Cabaret by Louis Armstrong was in the top 5 hits. Witchfinder General, directed by Michael Reeves, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 while The Naked Ape by Desmond Morris was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Dream House. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi.
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What the sky looked like on 6 May 1968

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

Witchfinder General

Directed by: Michael Reeves

Starring: Vincent Price, Ian Ogilvy, Rupert Davies, Hilary Heath

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The Devil's Brigade

Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen

Starring: William Holden, Cliff Robertson, Vince Edwards, Andrew Prine

Country: United States

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Black Jesus

Directed by: Valerio Zurlini

Starring: Woody Strode, Franco Citti, Jean Servais, Pier Paolo Capponi

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Therese and Isabelle

Directed by: Radley Metzger

Starring: Essy Persson, Anna Gaël, Barbara Laage, Anne Vernon

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Directed by: Silvio Narizzano

Starring: Terence Stamp, Joanna Pettet, Karl Malden, Stathis Giallelis

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TV Series

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

Dream House

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

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Les secrets de la mer rouge

Welt der Melodie

Legião dos Esquecidos

It Must Be Dusty

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 May 1968 ?

  • Saint Justus
  • Sinaites of Serbia
  • New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
  • Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
  • Micah of Radonezh
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  • Giants reliever Lindy McDaniel sets NL record of 225th consecutive errorless game (108 chances consecutively since June 16, 1964)
  • Spain closes border to Gibraltar except to Spaniards.
  • Battle between students and troops in Paris, France; 1000 injured.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 06, 1968 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1968 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Bobby Goldsboro - Honey
  2. Tighten Up - Archie Bell & The Drells
  3. Young Girl - Union Gap
  4. Hugo Montenegro - The Good, The Bad And The Ugly
  5. Cry Like A Baby - The Box Tops
  6. A Beautiful Morning - The Rascals
  7. The Intruders - Cowboys To Girls
  8. The Irish Rovers - The Unicorn
  9. Mrs. Robinson - Simon and Garfunkel
  10. The Beatles - Lady Madonna


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

The Naked Ape

By: Desmond Morris

This work has become a benchmark of popular anthropology and psychology.Zoologist Desmond Morris considers humans as being simply another animal species in this classic book first published in 1967.

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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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Kennedy And Johnson

By: Evelyn Lincoln

This is inside information on the relationship between President John F. Kennedy and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson, authored by the woman who spent 12 years as personal secretary to Mr.

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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

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