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Sunday 16 June 1968

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Alton Montgomery and Matt Turk. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Mrs. Robinson by Simon and Garfunkel. In UK Young Girl by Union Gap was in the top 5 hits. The Thomas Crown Affair, directed by Norman Jewison, 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 The Dave Allen Show. 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 months ?

The Prisoner

Written by: Patrick McGoohan

Starring: Patrick McGoohan, Angelo Muscat, Peter Swanwick

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Marty

Starring: Marty Feldman, John Junkin, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Roland MacLeod

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Dick Cavett Show

Starring: Dick Cavett, Bobby Rosengarden

Country: United States

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Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

Starring: Fred Rogers, Betty Aberlin, David Newell

Country: United States

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The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau

Starring: Rod Serling, Jacques-Yves Cousteau

Country: United States

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Movies

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

The Thomas Crown Affair

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Steve McQueen, Faye Dunaway, Paul Burke

Country: United States

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Faces

Directed by: John Cassavetes

Starring: John Marley, Gena Rowlands, Lynn Carlin

Country: United States

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Rosemary's Baby

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, Ruth Gordon

Country: United States

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Speedway

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Elvis Presley, Nancy Sinatra, Bill Bixby

Country: United States

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The Swimmer

Directed by: Frank Perry

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Janet Landgard, Janice Rule

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 June 1968 ?

Holidays:
  • South Africa - Youth Day.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John Regis, patron of medical social workers.
  • Bloomsday, in honour of Leopold Bloom, the hero of James Joyce's Ulysses set on 16 June, 1904.
  • 16 June Movement
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Facts:
  • Mickey Wright wins LPGA 500 Ladies Golf Classic
  • 68th US Golf Open: Lee Trevino shoots a 275 at Oak Hill Country Club - New York

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Robert F Kennedy
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Robert F. Kennedy -- June 14, 1968
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8079

Books

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

The Double Helix

By: James Watson

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

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The French Chef Cookbook

By: Julia Child

The French Chef Cookbook From The French Chef, the PBS series that began it all, here are all the recipes that introduced Julia Child to an American public hungry for

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The Tower Of Babel

By: Morris West

In the complex world of Middle Eastern politics not everyone is what he seems. In the cause of freedom no cost is considered too high.

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Gipsy Moth Circles The World

By: Francis Chichester

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.

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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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