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Tuesday 10 December 1968

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Rob Davis and Yōko Oginome. In that special week of December people in US were listening to I Heard It Through The Grapevine by Marvin Gaye. In UK Lily The Pink by The Scaffold was in the top 5 hits. Candy, directed by Christian Marquand, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 while Couples by John Updike was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching TV Bukvar. 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 ?

TV Bukvar

Starring: Mira Stupica, Branko Plesa, Olivera Markovic, Severin Bijelic

Das Ferienschiff

Starring: Eleonore Schroth

Klart spår till Tomteboda

Written by: Karl-Aage Schwartzkopf

Starring: Inga Gill, Arne Källerud, Hans Lindgren

Alles dreht sich um Michael

Starring: Michael Nowka, Brigitte Horn, Reinhold Brandes, Hilde Hessmann

The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre

Starring: Bernard Lee, Bernard Archard, Allan Cuthbertson, John Carson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

Greetings

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Jonathan Warden, Robert De Niro, Gerrit Graham

Country: United States

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Oliver!

Directed by: Carol Reed

Starring: Mark Lester, Ron Moody, Shani Wallis

Country: United States

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Skidoo

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Jackie Gleason, Carol Channing, Frankie Avalon

Country: United States

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Hellfighters

Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen

Starring: John Wayne, Katharine Ross, Jim Hutton

Country: United States

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Yellow Submarine

Directed by: George Dunning

Starring: The Beatles, Paul Angelis, John Clive

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 10 December 1968 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Rob Davis: NFL guard (Green Bay Packers - Super Bowl 31).
  • Yōko Oginome: Japanese singer actress and voice actress.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Patsy Moran: Actress (Children of the Wild), dies at 65.
  • George Forrest: Northern Irish politician (Born 1921).
  • Karl Barth: Swiss theologian, the assistant pastor in Geneva in 1909.
  • Thomas Merton: French-American writer, poet, monk, mystic and social critic who inspired and touched many 20th century minds and hearts.
Facts:
  • Joe Frazier beats Oscar Bonavena in 15 rounds for heavyweight boxing title.
  • Japan's biggest heist, the still-unsolved ''300 million yen robbery'', is carried out in Tokyo.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8105
  • Life: Police violence at the Chicago convention
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Race for the Moon -- Dec. 6, 1968

Books

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

Couples

By: John Updike

One of the signature novels of the American 1960s, Couples is a book that, when it debuted, scandalized the public with prose pictures of the way people live, and that today provides an engrossing epitaph to the short, happy life ...

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Preserve And Protect

By: Allen Drury

The United States is thrown into chaos as the President is killed in a plane crash shortly after securing his party’s nomination in a hotly contested race for re-election.

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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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On Reflection

By: Helen Hayes and Sandford Dody

In addressing her grandchildren in the foreword to this autobiography, Helen Hayes writes: 'It is no longer fashionable to have faith; but your grandmother has never been famous for her chic.'

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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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