Monday September 23, 1968

US date format: 9/23/1968, UK date format: 23/9/1968

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It was Monday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on September 23, 1968). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include DOA (author) and Sydnee Steele. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Hey Jude by The Beatles. Night of the Living Dead, directed by George A. Romero, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 while The Doctor'S Quick Weight Loss Diet by Irwin Maxwell Stillman and Samm Sinclair Baker was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fantastic Voyage. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi.
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Movies

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Night of the Living Dead

Night of the Living Dead

Directed by: George A. Romero

Starring: Duane Jones, Judith O'Dea, Karl Hardman, Marilyn Eastman

Country: United States of America

Coogan's Bluff

Coogan's Bluff

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Lee J. Cobb, Susan Clark, Tisha Sterling

Country: United States of America

Oliver!

Oliver!

Directed by: Carol Reed

Starring: Mark Lester, Ron Moody, Shani Wallis, Oliver Reed

Country: United States of America

Flesh

Flesh

Directed by: Paul Morrissey

Starring: Joe Dallesandro, Geraldine Smith, Patti D'Arbanville, Candy Darling

Funny Girl

Funny Girl

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Barbra Streisand, Omar Sharif, Kay Medford, Anne Francis

Country: United States of America

history

Historical Events

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Holidays

  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Adomnan of Iona, Saint Constantius, Saint Thecla.
  • French Republican Calendar - Safran (Saffron) Day, second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Saudi Arabia - National Day (unification 1932)
  • Japanese Autumnal equinox Day (????/Sh?bun no hi)
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Events

  • WKGB TV channel 53 in Bowling Green, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting

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TV Series

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Fantastic Voyage

Fantastic Voyage

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Best of Enemies

Best of Enemies

Directed by: Morgan Neville

Dad's Army

Dad's Army

Directed by: Oliver Parker

A Muralha

A Muralha

Directed by: Carlos Araujo

The Tyrant King

The Tyrant King

Starring: Philip Madoc, Murray Melvin, Kim Fortune, Candace Glendenning

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Doctor'S Quick Weight Loss Diet by Irwin Maxwell Stillman and Samm Sinclair Baker

The Doctor'S Quick Weight Loss Diet

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The Stillman diet became the rage back in the 1960's and 1970's. Why? Because it works! Unless you’ve always been slim, chances are you’ve heard of the famous “ONE Pound

The Queen'S Confession by Victoria Holt

The Queen'S Confession

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412 paged hardcover including Bibliography "The Queen's Confession" by Victoria Holt.

Between Parent And Child by Haim G. Ginott

Between Parent And Child

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Over the past thirty-five years, Between Parent and Child has helped millions of parents around the world strengthen their relationships with their children.

Red Sky At Morning by Richard Bradford

Red Sky At Morning

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The classic coming-of-age story set during World War II about the enduring spirit of youth and the values in life that count.

Preserve And Protect by Allen Drury

Preserve And Protect

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The United States is thrown into chaos as the President is killed in a plane crash shortly after securing his party’s nomination in a hotly contested race for re-election.

Videogames

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Hamurabi

Hamurabi

Platform: PDP-8, Personal computer

Genre: Strategy game, Text-based game


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