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Friday 8 March 1968

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on March 8, 1968). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Luc Goiris and Shawn Mullins. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Love Is Blue (L'Amour Est Bleu) by Paul Mauriat and His Orchestra. In UK Cinderella Rockefella by Esther & Abi Ofarim was in the top 5 hits. Angelique and the Sultan, directed by Bernard Borderie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 while The Gabriel Hounds by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Unloved. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi or Hamurabi.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 8 March 1968

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Movies

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

Angelique and the Sultan

Directed by: Bernard Borderie

Starring: Michèle Mercier, Robert Hossein, Jean-Claude Pascal, Jacques Santi

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The Scalphunters

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Shelley Winters, Telly Savalas, Ossie Davis

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Stay Away, Joe

Directed by: Peter Tewksbury

Starring: Elvis Presley, Burgess Meredith, Joan Blondell, Katy Jurado

Country: United States

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Day of the Evil Gun

Directed by: Jerry Thorpe

Starring: Glenn Ford, Arthur Kennedy, Dean Jagger, John Anderson

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Panic in the City

Directed by: Eddie Davis

Starring: Howard Duff, Linda Cristal, Stephen McNally, Nehemiah Persoff

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TV Series

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

The Unloved

Directed by: Samantha Morton

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Starparade

Starring: Rainer Holbe, James Last

Les dossiers de l'agence O

I ragazzi di padre Tobia

The Mock Doctor

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 March 1968 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Philemon (d. 305)
  • Albania, Romania - Mother's Day.
  • Catholicism Saint John of God.
  • Hudson's Birthday - The Second Coming Of Christmas.
  • Saint Humfried of Terwaan
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Facts:
  • 6 year old Tommy Moore scores hole-in-one in golf (Hagerstown, Md)
  • Fillmore East opens
  • Students demonstrate in Warsaw, Poland.
  • The first student protests spark the 1968 Polish political crisis.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on March 08, 1968 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

The Gabriel Hounds

By: Mary Stewart

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

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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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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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