Sunday April 14, 1968

US date format: 4/14/1968, UK date format: 14/4/1968

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 14, 1968). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Anthony Michael Hall and Anthony Michael Hall in Boston. 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. Vengeance, directed by Antonio Margheriti, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 while The Tower Of Babel by Morris West 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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Movies

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Vengeance

Directed by: Antonio Margheriti

Starring: Richard Harrison, Claudio Camaso, Werner Pochath, Paolo Gozlino

Speedway

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Elvis Presley, Nancy Sinatra, Bill Bixby, Gale Gordon

Country: United States of America

Satanik

Directed by: Piero Vivarelli

Starring: Magda Konopka, Julio Peña, Umberto Raho, Luigi Montini

The Charge of the Light Brigade

Directed by: Tony Richardson

Starring: Trevor Howard, Vanessa Redgrave, John Gielgud, Harry Andrews

Country: United States of America

The Story of a Three-Day Pass

Directed by: Melvin Van Peebles

Starring: Harry Baird, Pierre Doris, Christian Marin, Nicole Berger

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 14, 1968?


    Holidays

  • Vishu - Harvest festival in Kerala, India.
  • N'Ko Alphabet Day - the anniversary of the day the N'Ko alphabet was completed in 1949.
  • Tamil New Year - Celebrations for Tamils all over the world.
  • New Year Celebrations in parts of India and whole of Sri Lanka.
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    Events

  • 32nd Golf Masters Championship: Bob Goalby wins, shooting a 277.

    Famous Deaths

  • Al Benton: American baseball player (Born 1911).

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Dream House

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

The Unloved

Directed by: Samantha Morton

Les demoiselles de Suresnes

La Chasse au Trésor

Late Night Horror

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

The Tower Of Babel

By: Morris West

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 President'S Plane Is Missing

By: Robert J. Serling

A crisis unlike any other… Like his many of his forbearers, President Jeremy Haines is weighed down by the solemn duties of his post.The threat of both the Soviet Union and China is a precarious situation and one mistake could …

Couples

By: John Updike

One of the signature novels of the American 1960s, Couples is a book that, when it debuted, scandalized the public with prose pictures of the way people live, and that today provides an engrossing epitaph to the short, happy life …

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

Gipsy Moth Circles The World

By: Francis Chichester

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

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Hamurabi

Platform: PDP-8, Personal computer

Genre: Strategy game, Text-based game


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