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Friday 19 July 1968

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Leroy Butler and Carolie DeVonne Howe in Chugwater. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Grazing In The Grass by Hugh Masekela. In UK Baby Come Back by The Equals was in the top 5 hits. Senso, directed by Luchino Visconti, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 while The Naked Ape by Desmond Morris was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Expert. 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 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 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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Movies

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

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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 July 1968 ?

Holidays:
  • According to sitcom Father Ted, previous events that occurred on July 19 included Galway being liberated by the Indians, Marathon was renamed Snickers and the Ice Age ended.
  • St. Symmachus
  • St. Machrina
  • St. Arsenius
  • Catholic - Feasts of St. Vincent de Paul
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Young American nomads on Crete
  • Time: Los Angeles police chief Tom Reddin
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8084

Books

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

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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Christy

By: Catherine Marshall

In the year 1912, nineteen-year-old Christy Huddleston leaves home to teach school in the Smoky Mountains -- and comes to know and love the resilient people of the region, with their

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The French Chef Cookbook

By: Julia Child

The French Chef Cookbook From The French Chef, the PBS series that began it all, here are all the recipes that introduced Julia Child to an American public hungry for

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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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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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