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Sunday 15 December 1968

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Osama Ali Maher and Garrett Wang. 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. The Night They Raided Minsky's, directed by William Friedkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 while The Salzburg Connection by Helen MacInnes 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre

Starring: Bernard Lee, Bernard Archard, Allan Cuthbertson, John Carson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Tyrant King

Starring: Philip Madoc, Murray Melvin, Kim Fortune, Candace Glendenning

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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How We Used to Live

Starring: Redvers Kyle, Diana Davies, James Tomlinson, John Keyworth

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

That's Life

Starring: Robert Morse, E.J. Peaker

Country: United States

The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Hour

Starring: Mel Blanc, Jim Backus, Bea Benaderet, Julie Bennett

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Night They Raided Minsky's

Directed by: William Friedkin

Starring: Jason Robards, Britt Ekland, Norman Wisdom

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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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Directed by: Ken Hughes

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

Country: United States

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Candy

Directed by: Christian Marquand

Starring: Ewa Aulin, Richard Burton, Charles Aznavour

Country: United States

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Greetings

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Jonathan Warden, Robert De Niro, Gerrit Graham

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 December 1968 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Antonio Barrette: Canadian lawyer and politician 18th Premier of Quebec (d. 1968).
  • Jess Willard: heavyweight boxing champion (1915-19), dies at age 86.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Baltimore Colts football
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Yasser Arafat -- Dec. 13, 1968
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8105

Books

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

Airport

By: Arthur Haile

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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 ...

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The Salzburg Connection

By: Helen MacInnes

He demanded the immediate dispatch of two suitably trained operatives to Salzburg. Extreme measures might be necessary.In 1945, with their thousand-year empire falling around them and the Allies on their heels, the Nazis hide a sealed chest in the dark, ...

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Hamurabi

Hamurabi

Platform: PDP-8, Personal computer

Genre: Strategy game, Text-based game

Hamurabi

Hamurabi

Platform: PDP-8, Personal computer

Genre: Strategy game, Text-based game


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