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Sunday 22 December 1968

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lauralee Bell and Dina Meyer. In that special week of December people in US were listening to I Heard It Through The Grapevine by Marvin Gaye. In UK Lily The Pink by The Scaffold was in the top 5 hits. Uptight, directed by Jules Dassin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 while The Day Kennedy Was Shot by Jim Bishop was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hilfe, wir bauen. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi or Hamurabi.
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What the sky looked like on 22 December 1968

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Movies

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

Uptight

Directed by: Jules Dassin

Starring: Raymond St. Jacques, Ruby Dee, Frank Silvera, Roscoe Lee Browne

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The Sea Gull

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: James Mason, Vanessa Redgrave, Simone Signoret, David Warner

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The Stalking Moon

Directed by: Robert Mulligan

Starring: Gregory Peck, Eva Marie Saint, Robert Forster, Noland Clay

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The Love Bug

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Dean Jones, Michele Lee, David Tomlinson, Buddy Hackett

Country: United States

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The Brotherhood

Directed by: Martin Ritt

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Alex Cord, Irene Papas, Luther Adler

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Hilfe, wir bauen

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Sein Traum vom Grand Prix

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Happening for Lulu

Starring: Johnny Harris

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Der Idiot

The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 December 1968 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
  • Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
  • In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
  • Also see December 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Facts:
  • Julie Nixon weds Dwight David Eisenhower

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Books

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

The Day Kennedy Was Shot

By: Jim Bishop

A minute-by-minute narrative account of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, The Day Kennedy Was Shot captures the action, mystery, and drama that unfolded on November 22, 1963. Author

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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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