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Thursday 11 April 1968

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Sergey Lukyanenko and Eric Moten. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Honey by Bobby Goldsboro. In UK What A Wonderful World / Cabaret by Louis Armstrong was in the top 5 hits. The Young Girls of Rochefort, directed by Jacques Demy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 while The Confessions of Nat Turner by William Styron was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Drei Frauen im Haus. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi or Hamurabi.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Drei Frauen im Haus

Starring: Magda Schneider, Heinz Engelmann, Christin Thorn, Werner Stock

Chronik der Familie Nägele

Starring: Willy Reichert, Oscar Heiler

Virgin of the Secret Service

Written by: Ted Willis

Starring: Clinton Greyn, Veronica Strong, John Cater, Noel Coleman

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Starparade

Starring: Rainer Holbe, James Last

The Dick Cavett Show

Starring: Dick Cavett, Bobby Rosengarden

Country: United States

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Movies

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

The Young Girls of Rochefort

Directed by: Jacques Demy

Starring: Catherine Deneuve, George Chakiris, Franoise Dorlac

Country: United States

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Hour of the Wolf

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Max von Sydow, Liv Ullmann, Gertrud Fridh

Country: United States

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Accattone

Directed by: Pier Paolo Pasolini

Starring: Franco Citti, Franca Pasut, Silvana Corsini

Country: United States

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The Party

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Peter Sellers, Claudine Longet, Natalia Borisova

Country: United States

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2001: A Space Odyssey

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 April 1968 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Stanislas
  • Juan Santamarfa Day, anniversary of his death in the Battle of Rivas (State holiday in Costa Rica).
  • Saint Godeberta
  • Saint Gemma of Lucca
  • The Feast Day of Martyr Antipas in the Greek Orthodox Church.
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Facts:
  • Polish Marshal Spychalski succeeds Ochab as President
  • President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act of 1968, prohibiting discrimination in the sale, rental, and financing of housing.
  • W Berlin student Rudi Dutschke seriously wounded at demonstration
  • WHED TV channel 15 in Hanover, NH (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • US President Lyndon Johnson signs 1968 Civil Rights Act.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8070
  • Life: Ancient Egypt
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Alexander Dubcek -- Apr. 5, 1968

Books

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

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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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 Double Helix

By: James Watson

The classic personal account of Watson and Crick’s groundbreaking discovery of the structure of DNA, now with an introduction by Sylvia Nasar, author of A Beautiful Mind.By

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Between Parent And Child

By: Haim G. Ginott

Over the past thirty-five years, Between Parent and Child has helped millions of parents around the world strengthen their relationships with their children.

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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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