Sunday September 15, 1968

US date format: 9/15/1968, UK date format: 15/9/1968

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 15, 1968). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Rich Robertson and Michael Puschacher. In that special week of September people in US were listening to People Got To Be Free by The Rascals. In UK Hey Jude by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Funny Girl, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 while The Doctor'S Quick Weight Loss Diet by Irwin Maxwell Stillman and Samm Sinclair Baker was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fantastic Voyage. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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Funny Girl

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Barbra Streisand, Omar Sharif, Kay Medford, Anne Francis

Country: United States of America

Hot Millions

Directed by: Eric Till

Starring: Peter Ustinov, Maggie Smith, Karl Malden, Bob Newhart

The Girls

Directed by: Mai Zetterling

Starring: Bibi Andersson, Harriet Andersson, Gunnel Lindblom, Gunnar Björnstrand


Directed by: Robert Parrish

Starring: James Coburn, James Mason, James Fox, Susannah York

Find a Place to Die

Directed by: Giuliano Carnimeo

Starring: Jeffrey Hunter, Pascale Petit, Giovanni Pallavicino, Reza Fazeli


Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 15, 1968?


  • Bulgaria - The first day of school.
  • Japan - Respect for the Aged Day before 2003; beginning in 2003, Respect for the Aged Day is held on the third Monday of September.
  • The United Kingdom - the British commemorate the Battle of Britain on the day of the last massive Luftwaffe attack in 1940.
  • Also see September 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
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  • Barbra Streisand: A Happening in Central Park Show on CBS TV
Sport Games on September 15, 1968

Sport Games on September 15, 1968


    American Football
  • Cleveland Browns - New Orleans Saints : 24 - 10
  • Detroit Lions - Dallas Cowboys : 13 - 59
  • New York Giants - Pittsburgh Steelers : 34 - 20
  • Philadelphia Eagles - Green Bay Packers : 13 - 30
  • San Francisco 49ers - Baltimore Colts : 10 - 27
  • See all American Football game results of September 15, 1968

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Fantastic Voyage

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Knock Three Times

Directed by: Not specifed

Best of Enemies

Directed by: Morgan Neville

Dad's Army

Directed by: Oliver Parker

A Muralha

Directed by: Carlos Araujo

Magazine Covers

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

The Doctor'S Quick Weight Loss Diet

By: Irwin Maxwell Stillman and Samm Sinclair Baker

The Stillman diet became the rage back in the 1960's and 1970's. Why? Because it works! Unless you’ve always been slim, chances are you’ve heard of the famous “ONE Pound

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

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.

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.

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.


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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