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Tuesday 14 May 1968

US date format: 5/14/1968, UK date format: 14/5/1968

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 14, 1968). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Alain Bouzigues and Hiroshi Matsuura. 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 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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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Witchfinder General

Directed by: Michael Reeves

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

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The Devil's Brigade

Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen

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

Country: United States

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Black Jesus

Directed by: Valerio Zurlini

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

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Therese and Isabelle

Directed by: Radley Metzger

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

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Directed by: Silvio Narizzano

Starring: Terence Stamp, Joanna Pettet, Karl Malden, Stathis Giallelis

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TV Series

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

Dream House

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

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Lulu's Back in Town

Wild, Wild Women

Fast Draw

Les secrets de la mer rouge

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 May 1968 ?

  • St. Carthach the Younger
  • DubsDay in Dublin Ireland (14th of May in 2006).
  • Mother's Day in various countries (second Sunday of May in 2006).
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut, or Israeli Independence Day. The observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
  • Paraguay - Flag Day.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Beatles announce formation of Apple Corp
  • Czech government announces liberalizing reforms under Alexander Dubcek
  • RAF-leader Andreas Baader sentenced to three years in West Berlin.
  • The Beatles announce the creation of Apple Records in a New York press conference.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 14, 1968 - Geocentric view

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

Life magazine Beano comics

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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.

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Between Parent And Child

By: Haim G. Ginott

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

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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

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The Naked Ape

By: Desmond Morris

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.

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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

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