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Friday 16 August 1968

US date format: 8/16/1968, UK date format: 16/8/1968

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 16, 1968). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Karine Le Marchand and Clovis Cornillac. 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 Soul On Ice by Eldridge Cleaver 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

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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 16 August 1968 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
  • USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
  • Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
  • Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
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Planetary positions on August 16, 1968 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Soul On Ice

By: Eldridge Cleaver

The now-classic memoir that shocked, outraged, and ultimately changed the way America looked at the civil rights movement and the black experience.By

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Testimony of Two Men

By: Taylor Caldwell

An embattled young doctor, an angry and divided Pennsylvania town, a turn-of-the-century national scandal--out of these turbulent elements Taylor Caldwell crafted a major novel, a massively detailed chronicle of love, death, redemption, and the rise of modern medicine.

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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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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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