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Monday 24 June 1968

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Boris Gelfand and Alaa Abdelnaby. In that special week of June people in US were listening to This Guy's In Love With You by Herb Alpert. In UK Young Girl by Union Gap was in the top 5 hits. The Bride Wore Black, directed by François Truffaut, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 while The French Chef Cookbook by Julia Child was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Dave Allen Show. 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 months ?

The Prisoner

Written by: Patrick McGoohan

Starring: Patrick McGoohan, Angelo Muscat, Peter Swanwick

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Marty

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Dick Cavett Show

Starring: Dick Cavett, Bobby Rosengarden

Country: United States

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Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

Starring: Fred Rogers, Betty Aberlin, David Newell

Country: United States

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The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau

Starring: Rod Serling, Jacques-Yves Cousteau

Country: United States

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Movies

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

The Bride Wore Black

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: Jeanne Moreau, Jean-Claude Brialy, Michel Bouquet

Country: United States

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The Thomas Crown Affair

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Steve McQueen, Faye Dunaway, Paul Burke

Country: United States

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Faces

Directed by: John Cassavetes

Starring: John Marley, Gena Rowlands, Lynn Carlin

Country: United States

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Rosemary's Baby

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, Ruth Gordon

Country: United States

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Speedway

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Elvis Presley, Nancy Sinatra, Bill Bixby

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 June 1968 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John the Baptist, patron saint of QuTbec
  • Discovery Day in Newfoundland and Labrador (celebrating the 1497 discovery by John Cabot)
  • Bannockburn Day in Scotland (see 1314 above)
  • Quarter days in England
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Rahmat (Mercy) - First day of the sixth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
Famous Birthdays:
  • Boris Gelfand: A Belarusian-born Israeli chess Grandmaster (earned title in 1989).
  • Alaa Abdelnaby: Egyptian-American basketball player and sportscaster.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 14th LPGA Championship won by Sandra Post
  • Deadline for redeeming silver certificate dollars for silver bullion
  • Resurrection City in Washington DC closed permanently
  • Joe Frazier TKOs Manda Ramos for world heavyweight boxing title.
  • Jim Northrup hits two grand-slammers to help Detroit Tigers beat Cleveland Indians 14-3.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8081
  • Life: James Earl Ray and Sirhan Sirhan
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The Gun in America -- June 21, 1968

Books

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

The French Chef Cookbook

By: Julia Child

The French Chef Cookbook From The French Chef, the PBS series that began it all, here are all the recipes that introduced Julia Child to an American public hungry for

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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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Testimony Of Two Men

By: Taylor Caldwell

Someday the town of Hambledon might forget the lies they told about their brilliant young doctor. But they could never forgive the truths he told about them.From

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Or I'Ll Dress You In Mourning

By: Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre

From the City of Light to the Suit of Lights with the authors of Is Paris Burning? as they trace the rise of matador El Cordobes from anonymous, impoverished boyhood to

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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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