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Monday 12 February 1968

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Todd Fanning in Saskatoon and Chynna Phillips in Los Angeles. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Love Is Blue (L'Amour Est Bleu) by Paul Mauriat and His Orchestra. In UK The Mighty Quinn by Manfred Mann was in the top 5 hits. Five Million Years to Earth, directed by Roy Ward Baker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 while The Economics Of Crisis by Eliot Janeway was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mister Rogers' Neighborhood. 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 ?

Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

Starring: Fred Rogers, Betty Aberlin, David Newell

Country: United States

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Hafenkrankenhaus

Starring: Anneli Granget, Wolfgang Arps, Christa Siems, Helmut Oeser

Zirkus meines Lebens

Starring: Luise Ullrich, Benno Sterzenbach, Susanne Beck, Mathias Grimm

The World of Beachcomber

Starring: Spike Milligan, Frank Thornton, Leon Thau, Julian Orchard

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Zimmer 13

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

Movies

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

Five Million Years to Earth

Directed by: Roy Ward Baker

Starring: James Donald, Andrew Keir, Barbara Shelley

Country: United States

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Planet of the Apes

Directed by: Franklin J. Schaffner

Starring: Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter

Country: United States

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Doctor Faustus

Directed by: Richard Burton

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Andreas Teuber

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 February 1968 ?

Holidays:
  • United States - Lincoln's Birthday (traditionally).
  • Saint Alexis of Moscow
  • Saint Benedict of Aniane
  • Red Hand Day
  • Darwin Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Todd Fanning in Saskatoon: Saskatchewan, Canada; golfer (Manitoba Amateur-1984, 1990, 1991, 1992).
  • Chynna Phillips in Los Angeles: California, USA; singer (Wilson Phillips - "Hold On").
  • Gregory Charles: Canadian singer, dancer, pianist, radio and television host.
  • Josh Brolin: American actor and noted family member, he is the dark and handsome son of actor James Brolin and former casting agent Jane Agee.
  • Chynna Phillips: American singer and noted family, the daughter of John and Michelle Phillips of "The Mamas and the Papas.
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Facts:
  • Phong Nhi and Phong Nhat massacre.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8062
  • Life: Captured Vietcong guerillas
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: General Vo Nguyen Giap -- Feb. 9, 1968

Books

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

The Economics Of Crisis

By: Eliot Janeway

This might have been titled "The War Behind the War," for it concerns policy for management of our economy in WW II.

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The President'S Plane Is Missing

By: Robert J. Serling

President's Plane Is Missing

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The Chosen

By: Chaim Potok

"Anyone who finds it is finding a jewel. Its themes are profound and universal."THE WALL STREET JOURNALIt is the now-classic story of two fathers and two sons and the pressures on all of them to pursue the religion they share ...

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Nicholas And Alexandra

By: Robert K. Massie

The story of the love that ended an empireIn this commanding book, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Robert K. Massie sweeps readers back to the extraordinary world of Imperial Russia to tell 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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