Monday April 22, 1968

US date format: 4/22/1968, UK date format: 22/4/1968

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 22, 1968). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Dana Barron and Bimbo Coles. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Honey by Bobby Goldsboro. In UK What A Wonderful World / Cabaret by Louis Armstrong was in the top 5 hits. The Odd Couple, directed by Gene Saks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 while The Confessions of Nat Turner by William Styron was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Dream House. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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The Odd Couple

Directed by: Gene Saks

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, John Fiedler, Herb Edelman

Country: United States of America

Hammerhead

Directed by: David Miller

Starring: Vince Edwards, Judy Geeson, Peter Vaughan, Diana Dors

Vengeance

Directed by: Antonio Margheriti

Starring: Richard Harrison, Claudio Camaso, Werner Pochath, Paolo Gozlino

Speedway

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Elvis Presley, Nancy Sinatra, Bill Bixby, Gale Gordon

Country: United States of America

Satanik

Directed by: Piero Vivarelli

Starring: Magda Konopka, Julio Peña, Umberto Raho, Luigi Montini

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Historical Events

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    Holidays

  • Saints Soter and Caius
  • Saint Leonidas (died 202)
  • Brazil - Discovery Day.
  • Saint Theodorus (d. 613)

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Dream House

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

The Unloved

Directed by: Samantha Morton

Marty

Starring: Marty Feldman, John Junkin, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Roland MacLeod

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Les shadoks

Starring: Claude Piéplu

Country: France

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

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

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.

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

The Tower Of Babel

By: Morris West

In the complex world of Middle Eastern politics not everyone is what he seems. In the cause of freedom no cost is considered too high.

The Double Helix

By: James Watson

The classic personal account of Watson and Crick’s groundbreaking discovery of the structure of DNA, now with an introduction by Sylvia Nasar, author of A Beautiful Mind.By

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Hamurabi

Platform: PDP-8, Personal computer

Genre: Strategy game, Text-based game


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