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Tuesday 9 January 1968

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Joey Lauren Adams and Mardi Lunn in Liverpool. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Hello Goodbye by The Beatles. In UK Hello Goodbye by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Blackbeard's Ghost, directed by Robert Stevenson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 while Where Eagles Dare by Alistair MacLean was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Beyond Our Control. 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 ?

Blackbeard's Ghost

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Peter Ustinov, Dean Jones, Suzanne Pleshette, Elsa Lanchester

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Clambake

Directed by: Arthur H. Nadel

Starring: Elvis Presley, Shelley Fabares, Will Hutchins, Bill Bixby

Country: United States

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Indomptable Angélique

Directed by: Bernard Borderie

Starring: Michèle Mercier, Robert Hossein, Roger Pigaut, Christian Rode

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The Hostage

Directed by: Russell S. Doughten Jr.

Starring: Don Kelly, Harry Dean Stanton, John Carradine, Danny Martins

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The Comedians

Directed by: Peter Glenville

Starring: Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor, Alec Guinness, Peter Ustinov

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Beyond Our Control

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Starring: Fritz Schulz, Robert Tessen, Frithjof Vierock, Gisela Hahn

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 January 1968 ?

Holidays:
  • Balloon Ascension Day
  • Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
  • 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
  • 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
  • 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Kokichi Tsuburaya: Japanese marathoner (1964 Olympics - Bronze Medalist), commits suicide.
Facts:
  • 1st ABA All-Star Game: East 126 beats West 120 at Indiana
  • Surveyor 7 space probe soft lands on Moon
  • US Surveyor 7 space probe soft lands on the Moon.

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Books

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

Where Eagles Dare

By: Alistair MacLean

The classic World War II thriller from the acclaimed master of action and suspense. Now reissued in a new cover style.One

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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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