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Thursday 15 August 1968

US date format: 8/15/1968, UK date format: 15/8/1968

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 15, 1968). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Debra Messing and South Korea. In that special week of August people in US were listening to People Got To Be Free by The Rascals. In UK Mony Mony by Tommy James & The Shondells was in the top 5 hits. How Sweet It Is!, directed by Jerry Paris, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 while The Naked Ape by Desmond Morris was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Knock Three Times. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

How Sweet It Is!

Directed by: Jerry Paris

Starring: James Garner, Debbie Reynolds, Maurice Ronet, Terry-Thomas

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Stolen Kisses

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Claude Jade, Delphine Seyrig, Michael Lonsdale

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With Six You Get Eggroll

Directed by: Howard Morris

Starring: Doris Day, Brian Keith, Pat Carroll, Barbara Hershey

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The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter

Directed by: Robert Ellis Miller

Starring: Alan Arkin, Sondra Locke, Chuck McCann, Peter Mamakos

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Mr. Freedom

Directed by: William Klein

Starring: John Abbey, Delphine Seyrig, Donald Pleasence, Jean-Claude Drouot

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TV Series

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

Knock Three Times

Directed by: Not specifed

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Best of Enemies

Directed by: Morgan Neville

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Dad's Army

Directed by: Oliver Parker

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A Muralha

Directed by: Carlos Araujo

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Rote Bergsteiger

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 August 1968 ?

Holidays:
  • Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
  • Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
  • Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
  • RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
  • Acadie ? National Day
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Facts:
  • Pirate Radio Free London, begins transmitting
  • Romanian President Ceausescu visits Prague

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Books

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

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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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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Or I'Ll Dress You In Mourning

By: Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre

From the City of Light to the Suit of Lights with the authors of Is Paris Burning? as they trace the rise of matador El Cordobes from anonymous, impoverished boyhood to

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Red Sky At Morning

By: Richard Bradford

The classic coming-of-age story set during World War II about the enduring spirit of youth and the values in life that count.

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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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