Saturday November 16, 1968

US date format: 11/16/1968, UK date format: 16/11/1968

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 16, 1968). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Chris Haney (baseball) and Tammy Lauren. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Hey Jude by The Beatles. In UK The Good, The Bad And The Ugly by Hugo Montenegro was in the top 5 hits. The Shoes of the Fisherman, directed by Michael Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 On TV people were watching Hilfe, wir bauen. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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The Shoes of the Fisherman

Directed by: Michael Anderson

Starring: Anthony Quinn, Laurence Olivier, Oskar Werner, David Janssen

The Lion in Winter

Directed by: Anthony Harvey

Starring: Peter O'Toole, Katharine Hepburn, Anthony Hopkins, John Castle

Country: United States of America

Ice Station Zebra

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Rock Hudson, Ernest Borgnine, Patrick McGoohan, Jim Brown

Country: United States of America

Live a Little, Love a Little

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Elvis Presley, Michele Carey, Don Porter, Rudy Vallee

Country: United States of America


Directed by: Peter Yates

Starring: Steve McQueen, Jacqueline Bisset, Robert Vaughn, Don Gordon

Country: United States of America


Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 16, 1968?


  • USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
  • Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • International Day for Tolerance
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Hilfe, wir bauen

Sein Traum vom Grand Prix

Fantastic Voyage

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Sonja fra Saxogade

Affaire Vilain contre ministère public

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?


Platform: PDP-8, Personal computer

Genre: Strategy game, Text-based game

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