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Sunday 15 September 1968

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Michael Puschacher and Rich Robertson. 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 Red Sky At Morning by Richard Bradford was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Hour. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi or Hamurabi.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Hour

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

Country: United States

Der Mann, der keinen Mord beging

Starring: Karl Michael Vogler, Werner Abrolat, Grit Boettcher, Kerstin De Ahna

The Morecambe & Wise Show

Starring: Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise, Ann Hamilton, Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Frost on Sunday

Starring: David Frost

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Goodbye Again

Starring: Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, Rodney Bewes, John Wells

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

Funny Girl

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Barbra Streisand, Omar Sharif, Kay Medford

Country: United States

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Hang 'Em High

Directed by: Ted Post

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Inger Stevens, Pat Hingle

Country: United States

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Asterix le Gaulois

Directed by: Ray Goossens

Starring: Roger Carel, Jacques Morel, Pierre Tornade

Country: United States

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Senso

Directed by: Luchino Visconti

Starring: Farley Granger, Alida Valli, Heinz Moog

Country: United States

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The Green Berets

Directed by: Ray Kellogg

Starring: John Wayne, David Janssen, Jim Hutton

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 September 1968 ?

Holidays:
  • 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).
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Our Lady of Sorrows.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Michael Puschacher: Hockey goalie (Team Austria 1998).
  • Rich Robertson: Nacogdoches, Texas -- Pitcher (Minn Twins).
  • Dirk Medved: Belgian soccer/football player, he played Defender with Waterschei (1985–1988), Genk (1988–1989), Gent (1989–1993), Club Brugge (1993–1997), and Standard Liège (1997–1999).
  • Trish Todd: American editor, who joined Simon & Schuster in February 2011 as Vice President, Executive Editor acquiring popular and literary fiction, memoir, biography, lifestyle, psychology, and humour.
  • Danny Nucci: Actor (Gabriel Ortega-Falcon Crest).
See other famous people born on 15 September
Facts:
  • Barbra Streisand: A Happening in Central Park Show on CBS TV
  • Carol Mann wins LPGA Shirley Englehorn Golf Invitational
  • Launch of Zond 5, 1st lunar fly-around with Earth reentry
  • New York Zendo (Shoboji) was opened by S Nakagawa and D S Harada
  • Probable Test flight for a manned fly-around (scooped by Apollo 8)

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Books

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

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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The Right People

By: Stephen Birmingham

Stephen Birmingham, whose wise and witty ways with the privileged and well-placed have seen him successfully through five novels, as well as "Our Crowd" - a study of New York's Jewish

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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.

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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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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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