Friday April 26, 1968

US date format: 4/26/1968, UK date format: 26/4/1968

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see zodiac on April 26, 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 Daniela Nardini and David Taboureau. 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. The Odd Couple, directed by Gene Saks, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1968 while The President'S Plane Is Missing by Robert J. Serling was one of the best selling book. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
  • Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
  • Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
  • Tanzania - Union Day.
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Events

  • US underground nuclear test, Boxcar, 1 megaton device
  • Students seize administration building at Ohio State.
  • US performs underground nuclear test of "Boxcar", a one megaton device, at Nevada Test Site.
  • The nuclear weapon quotBoxcarquot is tested at the Nevada Test Site in the biggest detonation of Operation Crosstie.

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Movies

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The Odd Couple

The Odd Couple

Release year: 1968

Directed by: Gene Saks

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, John Fiedler, Herb Edelman

Country: United States of America

Hammerhead

Hammerhead

Release year: 1968

Directed by: David Miller

Starring: Vince Edwards, Judy Geeson, Peter Vaughan, Diana Dors

Yours, Mine and Ours

Yours, Mine and Ours

Release year: 1968

Directed by: Melville Shavelson

Starring: Lucille Ball, Henry Fonda, Van Johnson, Louise Troy

Country: United States of America

Vengeance

Vengeance

Release year: 1968

Directed by: Antonio Margheriti

Starring: Richard Harrison, Claudio Camaso, Werner Pochath, Paolo Gozlino

Speedway

Speedway

Release year: 1968

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Elvis Presley, Nancy Sinatra, Bill Bixby, Gale Gordon

Country: United States of America

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The President'S Plane Is Missing by Robert J. Serling

The President'S Plane Is Missing

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A crisis unlike any other… Like his many of his forbearers, President Jeremy Haines is weighed down by the solemn duties of his post.The threat of both the Soviet Union and China is a precarious situation and one mistake could …

Gipsy Moth Circles The World by Francis Chichester

Gipsy Moth Circles The World

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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.

Kennedy And Johnson by Evelyn Lincoln

Kennedy And Johnson

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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.

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.

The Double Helix by James Watson

The Double Helix

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The classic personal account of Watson and Crick’s groundbreaking discovery of the structure of DNA, now with an introduction by Sylvia Nasar, author of A Beautiful Mind.By

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Hamurabi

Hamurabi

Platform: PDP-8, Personal computer

Genre: Strategy game, Text-based game

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 26, 1968?

On April 26, 1968 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is April 26, 1968?

On April 26, 1968 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on April 26, 1968?

On April 26, 1968 the US President was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 26, 1968?

On April 26, 1968 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on April 26, 1968?

On April 26, 1968 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 26, 1968?

On April 26, 1968 several famous people were born including, Daniela Nardini, David Taboureau, Ahmed Elmaghraby in Suez.

Which famous people died on April 26, 1968?

Famous people died on April 26, 1968 include, John Heartfield.

What was the number one song in April 26, 1968?

The number one song in the week of April 26, 1968 was Honey by Bobby Goldsboro in US and What A Wonderful World / Cabaret by Louis Armstrong in UK.

What were the top hits on April 26, 1968?

The top hits on April 26, 1968 were Honey by Bobby Goldsboro, Cry Like A Baby by The Box Tops, Young Girl by Union Gap in US and What A Wonderful World / Cabaret by Louis Armstrong, Congratulations by Cliff Richard, Delilah by Tom Jones in UK.