Monday May 13, 1968

US date format: 5/13/1968, UK date format: 13/5/1968

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 13, 1968). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Raphaël Dinelli and PMD (rapper). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Tighten Up by Archie Bell & The Drells. In UK What A Wonderful World / Cabaret by Louis Armstrong was in the top 5 hits. Witchfinder General, directed by Michael Reeves, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 while The Triumph by John Kenneth Galbraith was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Dream House. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Maria Dominica Mazzarello (died 1881)
  • Saint John the Silent
  • Saint Gerald of Villamagna
  • Saint Robert Bellarmine
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Events

  • 1,000,000 French demonstrate against Charles de Gaulle and Pompidou.
  • Paris student riots one million march through streets of Paris.

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Movies

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Witchfinder General

Witchfinder General

Directed by: Michael Reeves

Starring: Vincent Price, Ian Ogilvy, Rupert Davies, Hilary Heath

The Devil's Brigade

The Devil's Brigade

Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen

Starring: William Holden, Cliff Robertson, Vince Edwards, Andrew Prine

Country: United States of America

Black Jesus

Black Jesus

Directed by: Valerio Zurlini

Starring: Woody Strode, Franco Citti, Jean Servais, Pier Paolo Capponi

Spirits of the Dead

Spirits of the Dead

Directed by: Federico Fellini, Louis Malle, Roger Vadim

Starring: Jane Fonda, Brigitte Bardot, Alain Delon, Terence Stamp

Country: United States of America

Therese and Isabelle

Therese and Isabelle

Directed by: Radley Metzger

Starring: Essy Persson, Anna Gaël, Barbara Laage, Anne Vernon

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TV Series

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Dream House

Dream House

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

Lulu's Back in Town

Lulu's Back in Town

Fast Draw

Fast Draw

Wild, Wild Women

Wild, Wild Women

Les secrets de la mer rouge

Les secrets de la mer rouge

Days to next May 13

If May 13, 1968 is your birthday you're 52 years, 4 months, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 25 days.
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Books

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The Triumph by John Kenneth Galbraith

The Triumph

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Between Parent And Child by Haim G. Ginott

Between Parent And Child

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

The Tower Of Babel by Morris West

The Tower Of Babel

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In the complex world of Middle Eastern politics not everyone is what he seems. In the cause of freedom no cost is considered too high.

The Naked Ape by Desmond Morris

The Naked Ape

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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.

Gipsy Moth Circles The World by Francis Chichester

Gipsy Moth Circles The World

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Coward-McCann, 1968, Very good., Blue cloth. Text clean. Jacket edges worn. Book Club edition. [Sailing, Gipsy Moth IV, Travel] Out-of-print and antiquarian booksellers since 1933.

Videogames

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Hamurabi

Hamurabi

Platform: PDP-8, Personal computer

Genre: Strategy game, Text-based game


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