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Monday 23 December 1968

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Sidney Gavignet and Yarol Poupaud. In that special week of December people in US were listening to I Heard It Through The Grapevine by Marvin Gaye. Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell, directed by Melvin Frank, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell

Directed by: Melvin Frank

Starring: Gina Lollobrigida, Shelley Winters, Phil Silvers, Peter Lawford

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

Directed by: Peter Hall

Starring: Derek Godfrey, Barbara Jefford, Nicholas Selby, Hugh Sullivan

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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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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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The Galloping Gourmet

Starring: Graham Kerr

Country: Canada

The Borderers

Written by: Bill Craig

Starring: Ross Campbell, Iain Cuthbertson, Michael Gambon, Edith MacArthur

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Telethon

Starring: Jeff Newman

Country: Australia

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 December 1968 ?

Holidays:
  • Festivus (from sitcom Seinfeld)
  • Oaxaca - Night of the Radishes
  • Secular humanism (American) - HumanLight observed
  • R.C. Saints - John Cantius ; Thorlac Thorhallsson, patron saint of Iceland
  • Sweden - Birthday of Queen Silvia, an official flag day
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 1st US case of space motion sickness
  • Borman, Lovell and Anders become 1st men to orbit Moon
  • North Korea releases Pueblo crew
  • First documented US case of space motion sickness.
  • The crew of Apollo 8 (Borman, Lovell, and Anders) become first men to orbit Moon.

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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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