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Friday 16 February 1968

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Erik Regtop and Cecil Gray. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Love Is Blue (L'Amour Est Bleu) by Paul Mauriat and His Orchestra. In UK The Mighty Quinn by Manfred Mann was in the top 5 hits. Five Million Years to Earth, directed by Roy Ward Baker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 while The Economics Of Crisis by Eliot Janeway was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hauptstraße Glück. 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 30 days ?

Hauptstraße Glück

Starring: Viktoria Brams, Michael Hinz

Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

Starring: Fred Rogers, Betty Aberlin, David Newell

Country: United States

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Hafenkrankenhaus

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

Zirkus meines Lebens

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

The World of Beachcomber

Starring: Spike Milligan, Frank Thornton, Leon Thau, Julian Orchard

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

Five Million Years to Earth

Directed by: Roy Ward Baker

Starring: James Donald, Andrew Keir, Barbara Shelley

Country: United States

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Planet of the Apes

Directed by: Franklin J. Schaffner

Starring: Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter

Country: United States

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Doctor Faustus

Directed by: Richard Burton

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Andreas Teuber

Country: United States

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Directed by: Sergio Leone

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Eli Wallach, Lee Van Cleef

Country: United States

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The Ambushers

Directed by: Henry Levin

Starring: Dean Martin, Senta Berger, Janice Rule

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 February 1968 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Juliana
  • Saint Lucilla
  • Remembrance of Lambertus
  • Saint Jeremias
  • Saints Daniel, Samuel and Elias
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Facts:
  • Beatles George Harrison and John Lennon and wives fly to India for transcendental meditation study with the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
  • America's first 9-1-1 phone system goes into service in Haleyville, Alabama.
  • Elvis Presley receives gold record for "How Great Thou Art".
  • In Haleyville, Alabama, the first 9-1-1 emergency telephone system goes into service.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: North Vietnamese soldiers
  • Time: Papier-mache figure by artist Gerald Scarfe
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8062

Books

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

The Economics Of Crisis

By: Eliot Janeway

This might have been titled "The War Behind the War," for it concerns policy for management of our economy in WW II.

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The President'S Plane Is Missing

By: Robert J. Serling

President's Plane Is Missing

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The Chosen

By: Chaim Potok

"Anyone who finds it is finding a jewel. Its themes are profound and universal."THE WALL STREET JOURNALIt is the now-classic story of two fathers and two sons and the pressures on all of them to pursue the religion they share ...

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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.

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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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