Tuesday November 19, 1968

US date format: 11/19/1968, UK date format: 19/11/1968

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It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 19, 1968). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Gord Fraser and Matt Darby. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Hey Jude by The Beatles. In UK The Good, The Bad And The Ugly by Hugo Montenegro was in the top 5 hits. Mandabi, directed by Ousmane Sembene, 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 Hilfe, wir bauen. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi.
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Mandabi

Mandabi

Directed by: Ousmane Sembene

Starring: Makhouredia Gueye, Ynousse N'Diaye, Isseu Niang, Serigne N'Diayes

Hellfighters

Hellfighters

Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen

Starring: John Wayne, Katharine Ross, Jim Hutton, Vera Miles

Country: United States of America

Joanna

Joanna

Directed by: Michael Sarne

Starring: Geneviève Waïte, Christian Doermer, Calvin Lockhart, Donald Sutherland

The Shoes of the Fisherman

The Shoes of the Fisherman

Directed by: Michael Anderson

Starring: Anthony Quinn, Laurence Olivier, Oskar Werner, David Janssen

The Lion in Winter

The Lion in Winter

Directed by: Anthony Harvey

Starring: Peter O'Toole, Katharine Hepburn, Anthony Hopkins, John Castle

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

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Events

  • Mali military coup, President Modibo Keita flees

Famous Birthday

  • : Ottawa, Ontario -- Road race cyclist...
  • : NFL safety (Buffalo Bills, Arizona...
  • : Brevard, North Carolina -- Team handball...

TV Series

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Hilfe, wir bauen

Hilfe, wir bauen

Sein Traum vom Grand Prix

Sein Traum vom Grand Prix

Fantastic Voyage

Fantastic Voyage

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Nai Zindagi: Naya Jeevan

Nai Zindagi: Naya Jeevan

Nivel de vida

Nivel de vida

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Testimony of Two Men by Taylor Caldwell

Testimony of Two Men

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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.

A Small Town in Germany by John le Carre

A Small Town in Germany

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From the New York Times bestselling author of Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy; The Spy Who Came in from the Cold; and The Night Manager, now a television series starring Tom Hiddleston. John le Carré’s new novel, A Legacy of Spies, …

The Salzburg Connection by Helen MacInnes

The Salzburg Connection

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He demanded the immediate dispatch of two suitably trained operatives to Salzburg. Extreme measures might be necessary.In 1945, with their thousand-year empire falling around them and the Allies on their heels, the Nazis hide a sealed chest in the dark, …

On Reflection by Helen Hayes and Sandford Dody

On Reflection

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In addressing her grandchildren in the foreword to this autobiography, Helen Hayes writes: 'It is no longer fashionable to have faith; but your grandmother has never been famous for her chic.'

The Hurricane Years by Cameron Hawley

The Hurricane Years

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The Hurricane Years, 1968 1st Edition, by Cameron Hawley. Hardcover with dust jacket, 567 pages, published by Little, Brown & Company.

Videogames

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Hamurabi

Hamurabi

Platform: PDP-8, Personal computer

Genre: Strategy game, Text-based game


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