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Monday 6 May 1968

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. 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 French Chef Cookbook by Julia Child was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Dream House. 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

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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Blue

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 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Justus
  • Sinaites of Serbia
  • New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
  • Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
  • Micah of Radonezh
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 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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Books

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

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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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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