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Tuesday 20 February 1968

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lorraine Olivia and Bennie Goods. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Love Is Blue (L'Amour Est Bleu) by Paul Mauriat and His Orchestra. In UK The Mighty Quinn by Manfred Mann was in the top 5 hits. Five Million Years to Earth, directed by Roy Ward Baker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 while Where Eagles Dare by Alistair MacLean was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hauptstraße Glück. 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

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Hauptstraße Glück

Starring: Viktoria Brams, Michael Hinz

Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

Starring: Fred Rogers, Betty Aberlin, David Newell

Country: United States

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Hafenkrankenhaus

Starring: Anneli Granget, Wolfgang Arps, Christa Siems, Helmut Oeser

Zirkus meines Lebens

Starring: Luise Ullrich, Benno Sterzenbach, Susanne Beck, Mathias Grimm

The World of Beachcomber

Starring: Spike Milligan, Frank Thornton, Leon Thau, Julian Orchard

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

Five Million Years to Earth

Directed by: Roy Ward Baker

Starring: James Donald, Andrew Keir, Barbara Shelley

Country: United States

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Planet of the Apes

Directed by: Franklin J. Schaffner

Starring: Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter

Country: United States

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Doctor Faustus

Directed by: Richard Burton

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Andreas Teuber

Country: United States

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Directed by: Sergio Leone

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Eli Wallach, Lee Van Cleef

Country: United States

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The Ambushers

Directed by: Henry Levin

Starring: Dean Martin, Senta Berger, Janice Rule

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 February 1968 ?

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Facts:
  • State troopers used tear gas to stop demonstration at Alcorn A&M
  • John Cleese (Monty Python) marries Connie Booth.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8063
  • Life: North Vietnamese soldiers
  • Time: Papier-mache figure by artist Gerald Scarfe

Books

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

Where Eagles Dare

By: Alistair MacLean

The classic World War II thriller from the acclaimed master of action and suspense. Now reissued in a new cover style.One

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The Economics Of Crisis

By: Eliot Janeway

This might have been titled "The War Behind the War," for it concerns policy for management of our economy in WW II.

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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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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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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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