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Tuesday 13 August 1968

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Tal Bachman and William Thomas. In that special week of August people in US were listening to People Got To Be Free by The Rascals. In UK Mony Mony by Tommy James & The Shondells was in the top 5 hits. How Sweet It Is!, directed by Jerry Paris, 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 Knock Three Times. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi or Hamurabi.
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Movies

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

How Sweet It Is!

Directed by: Jerry Paris

Starring: James Garner, Debbie Reynolds, Maurice Ronet, Terry-Thomas

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The Blood of Fu Manchu

Directed by: Jesús Franco

Starring: Christopher Lee, Richard Greene, Howard Marion-Crawford, Götz George

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Stolen Kisses

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Claude Jade, Delphine Seyrig, Michael Lonsdale

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With Six You Get Eggroll

Directed by: Howard Morris

Starring: Doris Day, Brian Keith, Pat Carroll, Barbara Hershey

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The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter

Directed by: Robert Ellis Miller

Starring: Alan Arkin, Sondra Locke, Chuck McCann, Peter Mamakos

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TV Series

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

Knock Three Times

Directed by: Not specifed

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Best of Enemies

Directed by: Morgan Neville

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Dad's Army

Directed by: Oliver Parker

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A Muralha

Directed by: Carlos Araujo

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Rote Bergsteiger

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 August 1968 ?

Holidays:
  • International Lefthanders Day
  • St. Wigbert
  • RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
  • In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 6 saints: St. Hippolytus
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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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Heaven Help Us!

By: Herbert Tarr

"This very funny book should allay certain anxieties among curious gentiles who wonder uneasily what really goes on inside the fancy synagogue on 13th Avenue...

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Videogames

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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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