Tuesday April 16, 1968

US date format: 4/16/1968, UK date format: 16/4/1968

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries (see zodiac on April 16, 1968). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Vickie Guerrero and Martin Dahlin. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Honey by Bobby Goldsboro. In UK What A Wonderful World / Cabaret by Louis Armstrong was in the top 5 hits. Yours, Mine and Ours, directed by Melville Shavelson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 while The Double Helix by James Watson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Dream House. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1968, at April 16 across the years or at April 1968 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Paternus
  • Saint Bernadette
  • Blessed HervT of Tours
  • Saint Turibius
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Movies

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2001: A Space Odyssey

2001: A Space Odyssey

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester, Daniel Richter

Country: United States of America

Planet of the Apes

Planet of the Apes

Directed by: Franklin J. Schaffner

Starring: Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter, Maurice Evans

Country: United States of America

Hour of the Wolf

Hour of the Wolf

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Max von Sydow, Liv Ullmann, Gertrud Fridh, Georg Rydeberg

Country: United States of America

Faces

Faces

Directed by: John Cassavetes

Starring: John Marley, Gena Rowlands, Lynn Carlin, Seymour Cassel

Country: United States of America

Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

Directed by: Franco Zeffirelli

Starring: Leonard Whiting, Olivia Hussey, John McEnery, Milo O'Shea

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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The Unloved

The Unloved

Directed by: Samantha Morton

Dream House

Dream House

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

Hafenkrankenhaus

Hafenkrankenhaus

Starring: Anneli Granget, Wolfgang Arps, Christa Siems, Helmut Oeser

Zirkus meines Lebens

Zirkus meines Lebens

Starring: Luise Ullrich, Benno Sterzenbach, Susanne Beck, Mathias Grimm

Chronik der Familie Nägele

Chronik der Familie Nägele

Starring: Willy Reichert, Oscar Heiler

How old am I?

If April 16, 1968 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Double Helix by James Watson

The Double Helix

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The classic personal account of Watson and Crick’s groundbreaking discovery of the structure of DNA, now with an introduction by Sylvia Nasar, author of A Beautiful Mind.By

Kennedy And Johnson by Evelyn Lincoln

Kennedy And Johnson

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This is inside information on the relationship between President John F. Kennedy and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson, authored by the woman who spent 12 years as personal secretary to Mr.

The Confessions of Nat Turner by William Styron

The Confessions of Nat Turner

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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

Between Parent And Child by Haim G. Ginott

Between Parent And Child

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

Gipsy Moth Circles The World by Francis Chichester

Gipsy Moth Circles The World

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Coward-McCann, 1968, Very good., Blue cloth. Text clean. Jacket edges worn. Book Club edition. [Sailing, Gipsy Moth IV, Travel] Out-of-print and antiquarian booksellers since 1933.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Hamurabi

Hamurabi

Platform: PDP-8, Personal computer

Genre: Strategy game, Text-based game

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 16, 1968?

On April 16, 1968 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is April 16, 1968?

On April 16, 1968 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on April 16, 1968?

On April 16, 1968 the US President was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 16, 1968?

On April 16, 1968 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on April 16, 1968?

On April 16, 1968 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 16, 1968?

On April 16, 1968 several famous people were born including, Vickie Guerrero, Martin Dahlin, Grace Kim.

Which famous people died on April 16, 1968?

Famous people died on April 16, 1968 include, Edna Ferber, Fay Bainter.

What was the number one song in April 16, 1968?

The number one song in the week of April 16, 1968 was Honey by Bobby Goldsboro in US and What A Wonderful World / Cabaret by Louis Armstrong in UK.

What were the top hits on April 16, 1968?

The top hits on April 16, 1968 were Honey by Bobby Goldsboro, Young Girl by Union Gap, Cry Like A Baby by The Box Tops in US and What A Wonderful World / Cabaret by Louis Armstrong, Congratulations by Cliff Richard, Delilah by Tom Jones in UK.


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