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Wednesday 20 March 1968

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Eric Viscaal and Jurgen Rumrich in Miesbach. In that special week of March people in US were listening to (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay by Otis Redding. In UK Cinderella Rockefella by Esther & Abi Ofarim was in the top 5 hits. Stay Away, Joe, directed by Peter Tewksbury, 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 Starparade. 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 30 days ?

Starparade

Starring: Rainer Holbe, James Last

The Dick Cavett Show

Starring: Dick Cavett, Bobby Rosengarden

Country: United States

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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

Movies

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

Stay Away, Joe

Directed by: Peter Tewksbury

Starring: Elvis Presley, Burgess Meredith, Joan Blondell

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 March 1968 ?

Holidays:
  • Feast of St. Cuthbert, patron saint of Northumbria (died 704)
  • Saint Alexandra
  • Saint Herbert (died 687)
  • Canberra Day
  • Meat Out Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • LBJ signs a bill removing gold backing from US paper money
  • Military intervenes in South-Yemen (leftist ministers resign).
  • US President Lyndon Johnson signs a bill removing gold backing from US paper money.

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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 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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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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The President'S Plane Is Missing

By: Robert J. Serling

President's Plane Is Missing

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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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