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Monday 17 June 1968

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Julie Miller and Dianne Durham. In that special week of June people in US were listening to This Guy's In Love With You by Herb Alpert. 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 Testimony Of Two Men by Taylor Caldwell 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 17 June 1968 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Albert Chmielowski.
  • National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
  • Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
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Facts:
  • Belgium government of Eyskens-Merlot forms
  • KQEC TV channel 32 in SF, CA (PBS) begins broadcasting

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8080
  • Life: Robert F Kennedy
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Robert F. Kennedy -- June 14, 1968

Books

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

Testimony Of Two Men

By: Taylor Caldwell

Someday the town of Hambledon might forget the lies they told about their brilliant young doctor. But they could never forgive the truths he told about them.From

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Between Parent And Child

By: Haim G. Ginott

Over the past thirty-five years, Between Parent and Child has helped millions of parents around the world strengthen their relationships with their children.

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The Confessions of Nat Turner

By: William Styron

In the late summer of 1831, in a remote section of southeastern Virginia, there took place the only effective, sustained revolt in the annals of American Negro slavery...The

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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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