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Tuesday 23 April 1968

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Timothy McVeigh and Princess Aisha. 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 or Hamurabi.
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Movies

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

The Odd Couple

Directed by: Gene Saks

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

Country: United States

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Hammerhead

Directed by: David Miller

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

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Vengeance

Directed by: Antonio Margheriti

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

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Satanik

Directed by: Piero Vivarelli

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

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The Story of a Three-Day Pass

Directed by: Melvin Van Peebles

Starring: Harry Baird, Pierre Doris, Christian Marin, Nicole Berger

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TV Series

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

Dream House

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

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The Unloved

Directed by: Samantha Morton

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 April 1968 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Gerard (d.1138)
  • UNESCO International Day of the Book in honor of Shakespeare's and Cervantes's death on April 23, 1616.
  • Turkey - National Sovereignty and Children's Day (1920)
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2007: (the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar).
  • Independence Day for the Conch Republic
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Facts:
  • 1st decimal coins issued in Britain (5 and 10 pence)
  • United Methodist Church forms.
  • Vietnam War: Student protesters at Columbia University in New York City take over administration buildings and shut down the university.

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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

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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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