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Monday 19 August 1968

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Frank Drennen and Nikolaos Kaklamanakis. In that special week of August people in US were listening to People Got To Be Free by The Rascals. In UK Mony Mony by Tommy James & The Shondells was in the top 5 hits. Asterix le Gaulois, directed by Ray Goossens, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 while Myra Breckinridge by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Frost on Sunday. 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 ?

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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The Expert

Written by: N.J. Crisp, Gerard Glaister

Starring: Marius Goring, Ann Morrish, Victor Winding, Michael Farnsworth

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Dave Allen Show

Starring: Dave Allen

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Me Mammy

Starring: Milo O'Shea, Anna Manahan, Yootha Joyce

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

Hang 'Em High

Directed by: Ted Post

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Inger Stevens, Pat Hingle

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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Senso

Directed by: Luchino Visconti

Starring: Farley Granger, Alida Valli, Heinz Moog

Country: United States

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The Green Berets

Directed by: Ray Kellogg

Starring: John Wayne, David Janssen, Jim Hutton

Country: United States

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The Bride Wore Black

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: Jeanne Moreau, Jean-Claude Brialy, Michel Bouquet

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 August 1968 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
  • RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
  • Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
  • National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
  • National Aviation Day, USA
Famous Birthdays:
  • Frank Drennen: American singer, who together with Cindy Wasserman makes up Los Angeles-based vocal duo Dead Rock West, who play several musical styles including Americana, roots rock, alt-country, country, and folk-rock.
  • Nikolaos Kaklamanakis: Greek sailor and windsurfer.
  • Mark McGuinn: American singer-songwriter.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8089
  • Life: Mr and Mrs Richard M Nixon Mr and Mrs Spiro Agnew
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Spiro Agnew, Richard Nixon -- Aug. 16, 1968

Books

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

Myra Breckinridge

By: Gore Vidal

It is a risky (and risque) business becoming 'Woman Triumphant' - exercising total power over men like Rusty Godowski. Rusty just wants to be a Hollywood star like everyone else at

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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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Testimony of Two Men

By: Taylor Caldwell

An embattled young doctor, an angry and divided Pennsylvania town, a turn-of-the-century national scandal--out of these turbulent elements Taylor Caldwell crafted a major novel, a massively detailed chronicle of love, death, redemption, and the rise of modern medicine.

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Or I'Ll Dress You In Mourning

By: Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre

From the City of Light to the Suit of Lights with the authors of Is Paris Burning? as they trace the rise of matador El Cordobes from anonymous, impoverished boyhood to

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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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