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Friday 9 August 1968

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jay Stacy and Joseph McGinty Nichol. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Hello, I Love You by The Doors. In UK Mony Mony by Tommy James & The Shondells was in the top 5 hits. Asterix le Gaulois, directed by Ray Goossens, 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 Frost on Sunday. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi or Hamurabi.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

The Expert

Written by: N.J. Crisp, Gerard Glaister

Starring: Marius Goring, Ann Morrish, Victor Winding, Michael Farnsworth

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Prisoner

Written by: Patrick McGoohan

Starring: Patrick McGoohan, Angelo Muscat, Peter Swanwick

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Marty

Starring: Marty Feldman, John Junkin, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Roland MacLeod

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Dick Cavett Show

Starring: Dick Cavett, Bobby Rosengarden

Country: United States

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Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

Starring: Fred Rogers, Betty Aberlin, David Newell

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Asterix le Gaulois

Directed by: Ray Goossens

Starring: Roger Carel, Jacques Morel, Pierre Tornade

Country: United States

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Hang 'Em High

Directed by: Ted Post

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Inger Stevens, Pat Hingle

Country: United States

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Senso

Directed by: Luchino Visconti

Starring: Farley Granger, Alida Valli, Heinz Moog

Country: United States

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The Green Berets

Directed by: Ray Kellogg

Starring: John Wayne, David Janssen, Jim Hutton

Country: United States

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The Bride Wore Black

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: Jeanne Moreau, Jean-Claude Brialy, Michel Bouquet

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 August 1968 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Nathy (or David)
  • Feast day of the great martyr Saint Panteleimon in Russian Orthodox Church
  • St. Fedlimid/Felimy
  • St. Romanus Ostiarius
  • St. Edith Stein
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Yugoslav President Tito visits Prague

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1968?

  • Life: Air traffic jam
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Gov. Daniel J. Evans -- Aug. 9, 1968
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8087

Books

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

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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The French Chef Cookbook

By: Julia Child

The French Chef Cookbook From The French Chef, the PBS series that began it all, here are all the recipes that introduced Julia Child to an American public hungry for

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Red Sky At Morning

By: Richard Bradford

The classic coming-of-age story set during World War II about the enduring spirit of youth and the values in life that count.

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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.

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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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