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Saturday 13 January 1968

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kelly Boucher in Calgary and Traci Bingham. 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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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 13 January 1968 ?

Holidays:
  • In Sweden, Christmas ends on the 20th day, St. Knut's Day. Children celebrate a party throwing out the Christmas tree (julgransplundring).
Famous Birthdays:
  • Kelly Boucher in Calgary: Alberta, Canada; basketball forward (Olympics-1996).
  • Traci Bingham: American actress, model, and television personality who is best known for playing Jordan Tate on the television series Baywatch between 1996 and 1998.
  • Gianni Morbidelli: Italian pro race car driver in the Formula One series.
  • Antonio Tartaglia: Italian skier in the International Olympic games in Nagano, Japan February 1998, winner of a Gold Medal.
  • Chara : Japanese singer-songwriter and actress (Mean Machine).
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Facts:
  • Hallelujah, Baby! closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 293 performances
  • Illya Darling closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 320 performances
  • Beginning of Tet-offensive in Vietnam
  • Minn North Stars center Bill Masterton fatally injured (dies on 15th)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Faye Dunaway
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Samuel B. Gould -- Jan. 12, 1968
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8057

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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Report From Iron Mountain

By: Leonard C. Lewin

This satire from the 1960s makes a convincing claim to be a government document on the destructive effects of the post-Cold War peace on American society and economy and illustrates the

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The President'S Plane Is Missing

By: Robert J. Serling

President's Plane Is Missing

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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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