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Wednesday 16 October 1968

US date format: 10/16/1968, UK date format: 16/10/1968

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 16, 1968). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Elsa Zylberstein and Jean-Philippe Gatien. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Hey Jude by The Beatles. In UK Those Were The Days by Mary Hopkin was in the top 5 hits. Ice Station Zebra, directed by John Sturges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 while The Doctor'S Quick Weight Loss Diet by Irwin Maxwell Stillman and Samm Sinclair Baker was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sein Traum vom Grand Prix. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Ice Station Zebra

Directed by: John Sturges

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

Country: United States of America

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Live a Little, Love a Little

Directed by: Norman Taurog

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

Country: United States of America

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Directed by: Peter Yates

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

Country: United States of America

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The Boston Strangler

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Tony Curtis, Henry Fonda, George Kennedy, Mike Kellin

Country: United States of America

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The Subject Was Roses

Directed by: Ulu Grosbard

Starring: Patricia Neal, Jack Albertson, Martin Sheen, Don Saxon

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Sein Traum vom Grand Prix

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Fantastic Voyage

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 October 1968 ?

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  • China reports removal of President Li Sjao-tji
  • Czechoslovakia and Russian accord rules allies Soviet forces
  • During Olympics, Americans Tommie Smith and John Carlos give black power salute.
  • Jim Dorey sets Toronto Maple Leafs penalty records (48 minutess on nine penalties in a game, and 44 minutes on seven penalties in a period).
  • Milwaukee Bucks play their first game losing 89-84 to Chicago Bulls.

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

The Doctor'S Quick Weight Loss Diet

By: Irwin Maxwell Stillman and Samm Sinclair Baker

The Stillman diet became the rage back in the 1960's and 1970's. Why? Because it works! Unless you’ve always been slim, chances are you’ve heard of the famous “ONE Pound

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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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The Case Against Congress

By: Drew Pearson and Jack Anderson

The decorative dustjacket adds much to this vintage hardcover. The jacket shows wear along the edges from shelving. Book is like new inside, free of markings, bright and clean.

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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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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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