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Saturday 25 May 1968

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mathieu Pigasse and Laurent Khaiat. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Tighten Up by Archie Bell & The Drells. In UK What A Wonderful World / Cabaret by Louis Armstrong was in the top 5 hits. Memories of Underdevelopment, directed by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea, 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 What Maisie Knew. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi or Hamurabi.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Memories of Underdevelopment

Directed by: Tomás Gutiérrez Alea

Starring: Sergio Corrieri, Daisy Granados, Eslinda Núñez, Omar Valdés

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Bandolero!

Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen

Starring: James Stewart, Dean Martin, Raquel Welch, George Kennedy

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Villa Rides

Directed by: Buzz Kulik

Starring: Yul Brynner, Robert Mitchum, Maria Grazia Buccella, Charles Bronson

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Witchfinder General

Directed by: Michael Reeves

Starring: Vincent Price, Ian Ogilvy, Rupert Davies, Hilary Heath

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The Devil's Brigade

Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen

Starring: William Holden, Cliff Robertson, Vince Edwards, Andrew Prine

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

What Maisie Knew

Directed by: Scott McGehee

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Dream House

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

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Anker auf und Leinen los!

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 May 1968 ?

Holidays:
  • Ancient Latvia - Urbanas Diena observed
  • Saint Reinolf
  • Saint Marie-Madeleine-Sofie Barat (died 1865)
  • Virginia - Confederate Memorial Day (1868)
  • Argentina - Day of May Revolution/National Day (1810)
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Facts:
  • Rolling Stones release Jumping Jack Flash
  • Unicorn by The Irish Rovers hits #7
  • BPAA All-Star Bowling Tournament won by Jim Stefanich.
  • Gateway Arch in Saint Louis dedicated.

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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 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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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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