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Friday 19 April 1968

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Thomas Nock and Keith McCants. 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 Nicholas And Alexandra by Robert K. Massie 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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Old Newspapers

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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 19 April 1968 ?

Holidays:
  • Republic Day (Sierra Leone).
  • Declaration of Independence Day (Venezuela).
  • Easter Sunday 1908, 1981, 1987, 1992. In the Gregorian Calendar Easter Sunday falls on 19 April more often than on any other date.
  • Bicycle Day.
  • The Roman holiday of Cerealia ends. (Roman Empire)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Tommy Bridges: American baseball pitcher (Detroit Tigers), dies at age 61.
Facts:
  • NL owners approve expansion for 2 new teams
  • 72nd Boston Marathon won by Amby Burfoot of Connecticut in 2:22:17 (first American to win since 1957).
  • Belgian construction workers strike.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Coretta Scott King
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Creighton Abrams -- Apr. 19, 1968
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8071

Books

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

Nicholas And Alexandra

By: Robert K. Massie

The story of the love that ended an empireIn this commanding book, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Robert K. Massie sweeps readers back to the extraordinary world of Imperial Russia to tell the

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The Double Helix

By: James Watson

The classic personal account of Watson and Crick’s groundbreaking discovery of the structure of DNA, now with an introduction by Sylvia Nasar, author of A Beautiful Mind.By

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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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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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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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