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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 Katie Anderson and Mardi Lunn in Liverpool. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Hello Goodbye by The Beatles. In UK Lily The Pink by The Scaffold was in the top 5 hits. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, directed by Sergio Leone, 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 Zimmer 13. 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 30 days ?

Zimmer 13

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

Scene

Starring: Jenny Jay, Nick Ross, James Morrison, Lyndon Davies

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Der Staudamm

Starring: Harald Baerow, Gustl Bayrhammer, Wolfgang Condrus, Wilhelm Zeno Diemer

Los supergenios de la mesa cuadrada

Starring: Rubén Aguirre, María Antonieta de las Nieves, Roberto Gómez Bolaños, Ramón Valdés

Country: Mexico

Fanfreluche

Starring: Kim Yaroshevskaya

Country: Canada

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Directed by: Sergio Leone

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Eli Wallach, Lee Van Cleef

Country: United States

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The Ambushers

Directed by: Henry Levin

Starring: Dean Martin, Senta Berger, Janice Rule

Country: United States

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The Graduate

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft, Katharine Ross

Country: United States

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Doctor Dolittle

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Rex Harrison, Samantha Eggar, Anthony Newley

Country: United States

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In Cold Blood

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Robert Blake, Scott Wilson, John Forsythe

Country: United States

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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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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8057
  • Life: Katharine Hepburn
  • Time: Caricature of Lyndon B. Johnson as Shakespeare's King Lear

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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A Modern Priest Looks At His Outdated Church

By: James J. Kavanaugh

#1 on the NY Times Bestseller list. Europeans titled it, "A Protest of Love," since JK wrote from the heart to save the Churches by separating mythological traditions from the historic truths they veiled.

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The President'S Plane Is Missing

By: Robert J. Serling

President's Plane Is Missing

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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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