Friday June 14, 1968

US date format: 6/14/1968, UK date format: 14/6/1968

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 14, 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 Yasmine Bleeth and Cathy Chedal. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Mrs. Robinson by Simon and Garfunkel. In UK Young Girl by Union Gap was in the top 5 hits. The Thomas Crown Affair, directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 while Tunc by Lawrence Durrell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Showtime. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Flag Day (United States)
  • Liberation Day (Falkland Islands)
  • International Weblogger's Day ? Celebration of the work of webloggers around the world
  • World Blood Donor Day [7] ? Celebration of blood donation on the birthdate of Karl Landsteiner, who discovered ABO blood groups
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Events

  • Off duty Dutch military permitted to wear regular clothing

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Movies

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The Thomas Crown Affair

The Thomas Crown Affair

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Steve McQueen, Faye Dunaway, Paul Burke, Jack Weston

Country: United States of America

Rosemary's Baby

Rosemary's Baby

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, Ruth Gordon, Sidney Blackmer

Country: United States of America

Petulia

Petulia

Directed by: Richard Lester

Starring: Julie Christie, George C. Scott, Richard Chamberlain, Arthur Hill

Memories of Underdevelopment

Memories of Underdevelopment

Directed by: Tomás Gutiérrez Alea

Starring: Sergio Corrieri, Daisy Granados, Eslinda Núñez, Omar Valdés

Hang 'Em High

Hang 'Em High

Directed by: Ted Post

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Inger Stevens, Pat Hingle, Ed Begley

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Showtime

Showtime

Directed by: Tom Dey

What Maisie Knew

What Maisie Knew

Directed by: Scott McGehee

Dream House

Dream House

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

The Archie Show

The Archie Show

Animal World

Animal World

Days to next June 14

If June 14, 1968 is your birthday you're 52 years, 2 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Double Helix by James Watson

The Double Helix

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The classic personal account of Watson and Crick’s groundbreaking discovery of the structure of DNA, now with an introduction by Sylvia Nasar, author of A Beautiful Mind.By

Tunc by Lawrence Durrell

Tunc

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A scientist discovers that his famous invention leads to a dangerous outcomeFelix Charlock’s scientific genius is unrivaled—and so is his very special invention. So special, in fact, that a shadowy and enigmatic international firm, called Merlin, recruits Felix and marries …

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.

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.

Nicholas And Alexandra by Robert K. Massie

Nicholas And Alexandra

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The story of the love that ended an empireIn this commanding book, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Robert K. Massie sweeps readers back to the extraordinary world of Imperial Russia to tell the

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Hamurabi

Hamurabi

Platform: PDP-8, Personal computer

Genre: Strategy game, Text-based game


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