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Saturday 23 March 1968

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mark Maddox and David Maeva. 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 The Confessions of Nat Turner by William Styron was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Chronik der Familie Nägele. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi or Hamurabi.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Chronik der Familie Nägele

Starring: Willy Reichert, Oscar Heiler

Virgin of the Secret Service

Written by: Ted Willis

Starring: Clinton Greyn, Veronica Strong, John Cater, Noel Coleman

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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

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 23 March 1968 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Rebecca (d.1914)
  • Roman Empire - Tubilustrium was held in honor of Mars.
  • Ancient Latvia - Lieldienas held in honor of Mara and other pagan goddesses.
  • Pakistan - National Day (Republic Day).
  • Saint Turibius of Mongrovejo (died 1606)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Mark Maddox: linebacker (Buffalo Bills).
  • David Maeva: Canadian Football League linebacker (British Columbia Lions).
  • Michael Atherton: English cricketer.
  • Damon Albarn: English musician, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer.
  • Pierre Palmade: French humorist, actor, and comedian, known for playing unpleasant characters in his sketches.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Edwin O'Connor: American novelist and Pulitzer Prize for Fiction winner (Born 1918).
Facts:
  • Rev Walter Fauntroy, is 1st non-voting congressional delegate from DC
  • Reverend Walter Fauntroy is first non-voting congressional delegate from Washington DC.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in March 1968?

  • Life: Ho Chi Minh
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Sen. Eugene McCarthy -- Mar. 22, 1968
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8067

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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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.

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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

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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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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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