Sunday September 08, 1968

US date format: 9/8/1968, UK date format: 8/9/1968

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 8, 1968). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Roberto Di Donna and Brian Huskey. In that special week of September people in US were listening to People Got To Be Free by The Rascals. In UK Hey Jude by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Teorema, directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 while The Rich And The Super-Rich by Ferdinand Lundberg was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fantastic Voyage. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Directed by: Pier Paolo Pasolini

Starring: Silvana Mangano, Terence Stamp, Massimo Girotti, Anne Wiazemsky

Country: United States of America

Faut pas prendre les enfants du bon Dieu pour des canards sauvages

Directed by: Michel Audiard

Starring: Françoise Rosay, Bernard Blier, Marlène Jobert, André Pousse

Rachel, Rachel

Directed by: Paul Newman

Starring: Joanne Woodward, James Olson, Kate Harrington, Estelle Parsons

Wheel of Ashes

Directed by: Peter Emmanuel Goldman

Starring: Pierre Clémenti, Katinka Bo, Pierre Besançon, Richard Leblanc


Directed by: Steve Sekely

Starring: Jim Brown, Madlyn Rhue, Robert Coote, Ricky Cordell


Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 08, 1968?


  • Funny Girl with Barbra Striesand premieres

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Fantastic Voyage

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Knock Three Times

Directed by: Not specifed

Best of Enemies

Directed by: Morgan Neville

Dad's Army

Directed by: Oliver Parker

A Muralha

Directed by: Carlos Araujo

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

The Rich And The Super-Rich

By: Ferdinand Lundberg

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

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.

The Doctor'S Quick Weight Loss Diet

By: Irwin Maxwell Stillman and Samm Sinclair Baker

The Stillman diet became the rage back in the 1960's and 1970's. Why? Because it works! Unless you’ve always been slim, chances are you’ve heard of the famous “ONE Pound

Testimony of Two Men

By: Taylor Caldwell

An embattled young doctor, an angry and divided Pennsylvania town, a turn-of-the-century national scandal--out of these turbulent elements Taylor Caldwell crafted a major novel, a massively detailed chronicle of love, death, redemption, and the rise of modern medicine.

The Right People

By: Stephen Birmingham

Stephen Birmingham, whose wise and witty ways with the privileged and well-placed have seen him successfully through five novels, as well as "Our Crowd" - a study of New York's Jewish


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?


Platform: PDP-8, Personal computer

Genre: Strategy game, Text-based game

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