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Thursday 18 April 1968

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Derek Rydall and Mary Birdsong. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Honey by Bobby Goldsboro. In UK What A Wonderful World / Cabaret by Louis Armstrong was in the top 5 hits. Yours, Mine and Ours, directed by Melville Shavelson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 while Kennedy And Johnson by Evelyn Lincoln was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Maratonci. 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 ?

Maratonci

Starring: Boris Buzancic, Ivo Serdar, Relja Basic, Boris Festini

Drei Frauen im Haus

Starring: Magda Schneider, Heinz Engelmann, Christin Thorn, Werner Stock

Chronik der Familie Nägele

Starring: Willy Reichert, Oscar Heiler

Virgin of the Secret Service

Written by: Ted Willis

Starring: Clinton Greyn, Veronica Strong, John Cater, Noel Coleman

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Starparade

Starring: Rainer Holbe, James Last

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Yours, Mine and Ours

Directed by: Melville Shavelson

Starring: Lucille Ball, Henry Fonda, Van Johnson

Country: United States

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The Young Girls of Rochefort

Directed by: Jacques Demy

Starring: Catherine Deneuve, George Chakiris, Franoise Dorlac

Country: United States

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Hour of the Wolf

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Max von Sydow, Liv Ullmann, Gertrud Fridh

Country: United States

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Accattone

Directed by: Pier Paolo Pasolini

Starring: Franco Citti, Franca Pasut, Silvana Corsini

Country: United States

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The Party

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Peter Sellers, Claudine Longet, Natalia Borisova

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 April 1968 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Galdino (d. 1176)
  • Saint Perfecto (d. 850)
  • Saint Agia (Aya) (d. 707)
  • Saint Timon
  • Saint Ursmarus (d. 713)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Derek Rydall: American actor whose films include "Night Visitor," "Death Wish 4," and "Phantom of the Mall.
  • Mary Birdsong: American actress singer and screenwriter.
  • David Hewlett: English-Canadian actor director and screenwriter.
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Facts:
  • 1st ABA basketball championship began
  • 178,000 employees of US Bell Telephone System go on strike.
  • Dutch Department of Amnesty International forms.
  • London Bridge is sold to US oil company (to be erected in Arizona).
  • San Francisco's Old Hall of Justice is demolished.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8071
  • Life: Dr Martin Luther King Jr
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Lyndon B. Johnson -- Apr. 12, 1968

Books

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

Kennedy And Johnson

By: Evelyn Lincoln

This is inside information on the relationship between President John F. Kennedy and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson, authored by the woman who spent 12 years as personal secretary to Mr.

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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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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 President'S Plane Is Missing

By: Robert J. Serling

President's Plane Is Missing

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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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