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Monday 16 September 1968

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Charles McRae and Tara Cross-Battle. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Harper Valley P.T.A. by Jeannie C. Riley. In UK Hey Jude by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Charly, directed by Ralph Nelson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 while The Rich And The Super-Rich by Ferdinand Lundberg was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Hour. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi or Hamurabi.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Hour

Starring: Mel Blanc, Jim Backus, Bea Benaderet, Julie Bennett

Country: United States

Der Mann, der keinen Mord beging

Starring: Karl Michael Vogler, Werner Abrolat, Grit Boettcher, Kerstin De Ahna

The Morecambe & Wise Show

Starring: Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise, Ann Hamilton, Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Frost on Sunday

Starring: David Frost

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Goodbye Again

Starring: Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, Rodney Bewes, John Wells

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

Charly

Directed by: Ralph Nelson

Starring: Cliff Robertson, Claire Bloom, Lilia Skala

Country: United States

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Funny Girl

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Barbra Streisand, Omar Sharif, Kay Medford

Country: United States

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Asterix le Gaulois

Directed by: Ray Goossens

Starring: Roger Carel, Jacques Morel, Pierre Tornade

Country: United States

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Hang 'Em High

Directed by: Ted Post

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Inger Stevens, Pat Hingle

Country: United States

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Senso

Directed by: Luchino Visconti

Starring: Farley Granger, Alida Valli, Heinz Moog

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 September 1968 ?

Holidays:
  • Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
  • Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
  • In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
  • Papua New Guinea - Independence Day (from Australia, 1975)
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 16 September
Facts:
  • KLNI (now KADN) TV channel 15 in Lafayette, LA (IND) begins
  • Richard Nixon appears on Laugh-in

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

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 Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test

By: Tom Wolfe

"An American classic" (Newsweek) that defined a generation. "An astonishing book" (The New York Times Book Review) and an unflinching portrait of Ken Kesey, his Merry Pranksters, and the 1960s.

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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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The Right People

By: Stephen Birmingham

Stephen Birmingham, whose wise and witty ways with the privileged and well-placed have seen him successfully through five novels, as well as "Our Crowd" - a study of New York's Jewish

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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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