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Sunday 24 March 1968

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lauren Bowles and Lisa Ziegert. 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 Between Parent And Child by Haim G. Ginott 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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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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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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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 March 1968 ?

  • World Tuberculosis Day.
  • Saint Simeon (died 1475)
  • Ancient Latvia - Kazimiras Diena observed.
  • Saint Catharine of Sweden ((died 1381)
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Famous Deaths:
  • Mickey Wright wins Port Malabar Golf Invitational.
  • Aer Lingus Flight 712 crashed en route from Cork to London near Tuskar Rock, Wexford, killing 61 passengers and crew.

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

Life magazine


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

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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The Naked Ape

By: Desmond Morris

This work has become a benchmark of popular anthropology and psychology.Zoologist Desmond Morris considers humans as being simply another animal species in this classic book first published in 1967.

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The Instrument

By: John O'Hara

Fictional Novel

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: PDP-8, Personal computer

Genre: Strategy game, Text-based game



Platform: PDP-8, Personal computer

Genre: Strategy game, Text-based game

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