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Wednesday 7 February 1968

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Porntip Nakhirunkanok and Peter Bondra. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Love Is Blue (L'Amour Est Bleu) by Paul Mauriat and His Orchestra. In UK The Mighty Quinn by Manfred Mann was in the top 5 hits. Planet of the Apes, directed by Franklin J. Schaffner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 while The President'S Plane Is Missing by Robert J. Serling was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau. 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 ?

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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Who's That Knocking at My Door

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Harvey Keitel, Zina Bethune, Anne Collette

Country: United States

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The Fearless Vampire Killers

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Jack MacGowran, Roman Polanski, Alfie Bass

Country: United States

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The Producers

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Zero Mostel, Gene Wilder, Dick Shawn

Country: United States

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What the sky looked like on 7 February 1968

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TV Series

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

The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau

Starring: Rod Serling, Jacques-Yves Cousteau

Country: United States

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Bors

Starring: István Sztankay, Imre Antal, István Szilágyi, Károly Gyulai

Country: Hungary

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The Galloping Gourmet

Starring: Graham Kerr

Country: Canada

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Zirkus meines Lebens

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

The World of Beachcomber

Starring: Spike Milligan, Frank Thornton, Leon Thau, Julian Orchard

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 7 February 1968 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Eugenia Smet (d.1871)
  • Independence Day in Grenada (1974).
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mulk (Dominion) - First day of the 18th month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
  • Sapporo Snow Festival in Sapporo, Japan (2005).
  • Saints Paul Miki and his 25 companians (d. Nagasaki, 1597)
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Famous Deaths:
  • Stuart Foster: singer (Galen Drake Show), dies at age 49.
  • Nick Adams: Actor (Interns, Pillow Talk, FBI Story), ODs at 36.
Facts:
  • WLED TV channel 49 in Littleton, NH (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Belgium government of Vanden Boeynants falls.

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Books

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The President'S Plane Is Missing

By: Robert J. Serling

President's Plane Is Missing

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The Confessions of Nat Turner

By: William Styron

In the late summer of 1831, in a remote section of southeastern Virginia, there took place the only effective, sustained revolt in the annals of American Negro slavery...The

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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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A Modern Priest Looks At His Outdated Church

By: James J. Kavanaugh

#1 on the NY Times Bestseller list. Europeans titled it, "A Protest of Love," since JK wrote from the heart to save the Churches by separating mythological traditions from the historic truths they veiled.

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Videogames

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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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