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Saturday 14 December 1968

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jamie Crysdale and Cees Marbus. In that special week of December people in US were listening to I Heard It Through The Grapevine by Marvin Gaye. In UK Lily The Pink by The Scaffold was in the top 5 hits. Hell in the Pacific, directed by John Boorman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 while The Rich And The Super-Rich by Ferdinand Lundberg was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pauls Party. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi or Hamurabi.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Directed by: Ken Hughes

Starring: Dick Van Dyke, Sally Ann Howes, Lionel Jeffries

Country: United States

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Hell in the Pacific

Directed by: John Boorman

Starring: Lee Marvin, Toshir Mifune

Country: United States

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Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Jonathan Warden, Robert De Niro, Gerrit Graham

Country: United States

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Directed by: Carol Reed

Starring: Mark Lester, Ron Moody, Shani Wallis

Country: United States

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Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Jackie Gleason, Carol Channing, Frankie Avalon

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Pauls Party

Starring: Paul Kuhn, Die Cornels, Die Sunnies

TV Bukvar

Starring: Mira Stupica, Branko Plesa, Olivera Markovic, Severin Bijelic

Das Ferienschiff

Starring: Eleonore Schroth

Klart spår till Tomteboda

Written by: Karl-Aage Schwartzkopf

Starring: Inga Gill, Arne Källerud, Hans Lindgren

Alles dreht sich um Michael

Starring: Michael Nowka, Brigitte Horn, Reinhold Brandes, Hilde Hessmann

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 December 1968 ?

  • R.C. Saints - Memorial of Saint John of the Cross
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What news were making the headlines those days in December 1968?

Life magazine


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

The Rich And The Super-Rich

By: Ferdinand Lundberg

Thirty years ago, a bombshell of a book appeared which told the story of the lords of wealth and their glittering clans.

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A Small Town in Germany

By: John le Carre

From the New York Times bestselling author of Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy; The Spy Who Came in from the Cold; and The Night Manager, now a television series starring Tom Hiddleston. John le Carré’s new novel, A Legacy of Spies, ...

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The Salzburg Connection

By: Helen MacInnes

Helen MacInnes writes stories that have heart-pounding action. The details of characterization, theme, and mood are amazingly realistic. - From review.

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On Reflection

By: Helen Hayes and Sandford Dody

In addressing her grandchildren in the foreword to this autobiography, Helen Hayes writes: 'It is no longer fashionable to have faith; but your grandmother has never been famous for her chic.'

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: PDP-8, Personal computer

Genre: Strategy game, Text-based game



Platform: PDP-8, Personal computer

Genre: Strategy game, Text-based game

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