Wednesday November 06, 1968

US date format: 11/6/1968, UK date format: 6/11/1968

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 6, 1968). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Erin Ellington and Kelly Rutherford. 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. The Shoes of the Fisherman, directed by Michael Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 while The Case Against Congress by Drew Pearson and Jack Anderson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hilfe, wir bauen. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi.
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Historical Events

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Events

  • Nixon elected 37th President of US, defeating Hubert Humphrey
  • Students of SF State Counsel go on strike

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Movies

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The Shoes of the Fisherman

The Shoes of the Fisherman

Directed by: Michael Anderson

Starring: Anthony Quinn, Laurence Olivier, Oskar Werner, David Janssen

The Lion in Winter

The Lion in Winter

Directed by: Anthony Harvey

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

Country: United States of America

Ice Station Zebra

Ice Station Zebra

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Rock Hudson, Ernest Borgnine, Patrick McGoohan, Jim Brown

Country: United States of America

Live a Little, Love a Little

Live a Little, Love a Little

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Elvis Presley, Michele Carey, Don Porter, Rudy Vallee

Country: United States of America

Bullitt

Bullitt

Directed by: Peter Yates

Starring: Steve McQueen, Jacqueline Bisset, Robert Vaughn, Don Gordon

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Hilfe, wir bauen

Hilfe, wir bauen

Sein Traum vom Grand Prix

Sein Traum vom Grand Prix

Fantastic Voyage

Fantastic Voyage

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Please Sir!

Please Sir!

Take the High Road

Take the High Road

Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Case Against Congress by Drew Pearson and Jack Anderson

The Case Against Congress

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The decorative dustjacket adds much to this vintage hardcover. The jacket shows wear along the edges from shelving. Book is like new inside, free of markings, bright and clean.

The Rich And The Super-Rich by Ferdinand Lundberg

The Rich And The Super-Rich

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Thirty years ago, a bombshell of a book appeared which told the story of the lords of wealth and their glittering clans.

The Salzburg Connection by Helen MacInnes

The Salzburg Connection

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He demanded the immediate dispatch of two suitably trained operatives to Salzburg. Extreme measures might be necessary.In 1945, with their thousand-year empire falling around them and the Allies on their heels, the Nazis hide a sealed chest in the dark, …

Between Parent And Child by Haim G. Ginott

Between Parent And Child

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Over the past thirty-five years, Between Parent and Child has helped millions of parents around the world strengthen their relationships with their children.

A Small Town in Germany by John le Carre

A Small Town in Germany

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From the New York Times bestselling author of Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy; The Spy Who Came in from the Cold; and The Night Manager, now a television series starring Tom Hiddleston. John le Carré’s new novel, A Legacy of Spies, …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Hamurabi

Hamurabi

Platform: PDP-8, Personal computer

Genre: Strategy game, Text-based game


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