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Friday 26 January 1968

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Reggie Jordan and Eric Davis NFL cornerback (San Francisco 49ers. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Judy In Disguise (With Glasses) by John Fred & His Playboy Band. In UK Hello Goodbye by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, directed by Sergio Leone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 while A Modern Priest Looks At His Outdated Church by James J. Kavanaugh was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Zirkus meines Lebens. 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 30 days ?

Zirkus meines Lebens

Starring: Luise Ullrich, Benno Sterzenbach, Susanne Beck, Mathias Grimm

The World of Beachcomber

Starring: Spike Milligan, Frank Thornton, Leon Thau, Julian Orchard

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Zimmer 13

Starring: Fritz Schulz, Robert Tessen, Frithjof Vierock, Gisela Hahn

Scene

Starring: Jenny Jay, Nick Ross, James Morrison, Lyndon Davies

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Der Staudamm

Starring: Harald Baerow, Gustl Bayrhammer, Wolfgang Condrus, Wilhelm Zeno Diemer

Movies

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

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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The Ambushers

Directed by: Henry Levin

Starring: Dean Martin, Senta Berger, Janice Rule

Country: United States

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The Graduate

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft, Katharine Ross

Country: United States

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Doctor Dolittle

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Rex Harrison, Samantha Eggar, Anthony Newley

Country: United States

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In Cold Blood

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Robert Blake, Scott Wilson, John Forsythe

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 January 1968 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
  • Saint Paula
  • Polycarp
  • Saint Alberic
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Facts:
  • Israeli submarine Dakar crashes in Mediterranean Sea, 69 die

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Diet Pills
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Stuart Saunders -- Jan. 26, 1968
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8059

Books

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

A Modern Priest Looks At His Outdated Church

By: James J. Kavanaugh

#1 on the NY Times Bestseller list. Europeans titled it, "A Protest of Love," since JK wrote from the heart to save the Churches by separating mythological traditions from the historic truths they veiled.

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Nicholas And Alexandra

By: Robert K. Massie

The story of the love that ended an empireIn this commanding book, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Robert K. Massie sweeps readers back to the extraordinary world of Imperial Russia to tell the

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The President'S Plane Is Missing

By: Robert J. Serling

President's Plane Is Missing

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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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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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