Thursday February 08, 1968

US date format: 2/8/1968, UK date format: 8/2/1968

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It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 8, 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 Gary Coleman and Jonathan Bermudes. 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. Inspector Clouseau, directed by Bud Yorkin, 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 The Unloved. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi.
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Movies

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Inspector Clouseau

Inspector Clouseau

Directed by: Bud Yorkin

Starring: Alan Arkin, Frank Finlay, Delia Boccardo, Barry Foster

Planet of the Apes

Planet of the Apes

Directed by: Franklin J. Schaffner

Starring: Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter, Maurice Evans

Country: United States of America

The Anniversary

The Anniversary

Directed by: Roy Ward Baker

Starring: Bette Davis, Sheila Hancock, Jack Hedley, James Cossins

Sol Madrid

Sol Madrid

Directed by: Brian G. Hutton

Starring: David McCallum, Stella Stevens, Telly Savalas, Ricardo Montalban

Mrs. Brown, You've Got a Lovely Daughter

Mrs. Brown, You've Got a Lovely Daughter

Directed by: Saul Swimmer

Starring: Peter Noone, Karl Green, Keith Hopwood, Derek Leckenby

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
  • Saint Jerome Emiliani.
  • Saint Juventius
  • Saint Mengold of Huy
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Events

  • Officers kill three students demonstrating in South Carolina State (Orangeburg).

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  • : Belgian politician (Communist), dies at...

TV Series

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The Unloved

The Unloved

Directed by: Samantha Morton

The Herbs

The Herbs

Les atomistes

Les atomistes

Murheenlaakso

Murheenlaakso

Gorski car

Gorski car

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Nicholas And Alexandra by Robert K. Massie

Nicholas And Alexandra

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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

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.

The Naked Ape by Desmond Morris

The Naked Ape

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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.

The Gabriel Hounds by Mary Stewart

The Gabriel Hounds

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It's all a grand adventure when Christy Mansel unexpectedly runs into her cousin Charles in Damascus. And being young, rich, impetuous, and used to doing whatever they please, they decide to

The Confessions of Nat Turner by William Styron

The Confessions of Nat Turner

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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

Videogames

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Hamurabi

Hamurabi

Platform: PDP-8, Personal computer

Genre: Strategy game, Text-based game


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