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Wednesday 24 April 1968

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Hashim Thaci and Mark Vanderloo in Waddenveen. 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. War and Peace, directed by Sergey Bondarchuk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 while Gipsy Moth Circles The World by Francis Chichester was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Anker auf und Leinen los!. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi or Hamurabi.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Anker auf und Leinen los!

Starring: Christa Siems, Heinz Engelmann, Horst Beck, Karl-Heinz Kreienbaum

Les shadoks

Starring: Claude Piéplu

Country: France

Marty

Starring: Marty Feldman, John Junkin, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Roland MacLeod

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Maratonci

Starring: Boris Buzancic, Ivo Serdar, Relja Basic, Boris Festini

Drei Frauen im Haus

Starring: Magda Schneider, Heinz Engelmann, Christin Thorn, Werner Stock

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

War and Peace

Directed by: Sergey Bondarchuk

Starring: Lyudmila Savelyeva, Vyacheslav Tikhonov, Sergey Bondarchuk

Country: United States

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Yours, Mine and Ours

Directed by: Melville Shavelson

Starring: Lucille Ball, Henry Fonda, Van Johnson

Country: United States

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The Young Girls of Rochefort

Directed by: Jacques Demy

Starring: Catherine Deneuve, George Chakiris, Franoise Dorlac

Country: United States

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Hour of the Wolf

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Max von Sydow, Liv Ullmann, Gertrud Fridh

Country: United States

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Accattone

Directed by: Pier Paolo Pasolini

Starring: Franco Citti, Franca Pasut, Silvana Corsini

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 April 1968 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Alexander (died 178)
  • Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
  • Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
  • Newman's Day.
  • 24-Hour Comics Day.
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Facts:
  • ABC Masters Bowling Tournament won by Pete Tountas.
  • Leftist students take over Columbia University, New York City, New York.
  • Mauritius becomes a member state of the United Nations.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8072
  • Life: Coretta Scott King
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Creighton Abrams -- Apr. 19, 1968

Books

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

Gipsy Moth Circles The World

By: Francis Chichester

Coward-McCann, 1968, Very good., Blue cloth. Text clean. Jacket edges worn. Book Club edition. [Sailing, Gipsy Moth IV, Travel] Out-of-print and antiquarian booksellers since 1933.

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Between Parent And Child

By: Haim G. Ginott

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

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The President'S Plane Is Missing

By: Robert J. Serling

President's Plane Is Missing

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Kennedy And Johnson

By: Evelyn Lincoln

This is inside information on the relationship between President John F. Kennedy and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson, authored by the woman who spent 12 years as personal secretary to Mr.

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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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