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Tuesday 26 November 1968

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Steve Lofton and Edna Campbell. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Love Child by Diana Ross and the Supremes. In UK The Good, The Bad And The Ugly by Hugo Montenegro was in the top 5 hits. Skidoo, directed by Otto Preminger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 while The Hurricane Years by Cameron Hawley was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Klart spår till Tomteboda. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi or Hamurabi.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Klart spår till Tomteboda

Written by: Karl-Aage Schwartzkopf

Starring: Inga Gill, Arne Källerud, Hans Lindgren

Alles dreht sich um Michael

Starring: Michael Nowka, Brigitte Horn, Reinhold Brandes, Hilde Hessmann

The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre

Starring: Bernard Lee, Bernard Archard, Allan Cuthbertson, John Carson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Pohádky z mechu a kapradí

Starring: Jirina Bohdalová

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The Tyrant King

Starring: Philip Madoc, Murray Melvin, Kim Fortune, Candace Glendenning

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

Skidoo

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Jackie Gleason, Carol Channing, Frankie Avalon

Country: United States

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Hellfighters

Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen

Starring: John Wayne, Katharine Ross, Jim Hutton

Country: United States

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Yellow Submarine

Directed by: George Dunning

Starring: The Beatles, Paul Angelis, John Clive

Country: United States

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Head

Directed by: Bob Rafelson

Starring: Peter Tork, Davy Jones, Micky Dolenz

Country: United States

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The Lion in Winter

Directed by: Anthony Harvey

Starring: Peter O'Toole, Katharine Hepburn, Anthony Hopkins

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 November 1968 ?

Holidays:
  • Mongolia: Independence Day
  • Russia: St. Yuri's Day (1497 - 1649)
  • Also see November 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. saints - Pope Siricius; celebration of the excellence of Saint Genevieve in Paris.
  • Bah�'f Faith: Day of the Covenant
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Arnold Zweig: German Jewish writer and anti-war and antifascist activist.
Facts:
  • 34th Heisman Trophy Award: O J Simpson, Southern California (RB)
  • Vietnam War: United States Air Force helicopter pilot James P. Fleming rescues an Army Special Forces unit pinned down by Viet Cong fire and is later awarded the Medal of Honor.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8103
  • Life: Abolitionist Frederick Douglass
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Pope Paul VI -- Nov. 22, 1968

Books

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

The Hurricane Years

By: Cameron Hawley

The Hurricane Years, 1968 1st Edition, by Cameron Hawley. Hardcover with dust jacket, 567 pages, published by Little, Brown & Company.

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Of Diamonds & Diplomats

By: Letitia Baldrige

The decorative dust jacket adds much to this vintage hardcover. The jacket shows wear along the edges from shelving and a little soiling.

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A Small Town in Germany

By: John le Carre

From the New York Times bestselling author of Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy; The Spy Who Came in from the Cold; and The Night Manager, now a television series starring Tom Hiddleston. John le Carré’s new novel, A Legacy of Spies, ...

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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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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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