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Monday 27 May 1968

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Cedric Smith NFL running back (Washington Redskins and John Connelly in Toledo. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Mrs. Robinson by Simon and Garfunkel. In UK What A Wonderful World / Cabaret by Louis Armstrong was in the top 5 hits. The Swimmer, directed by Frank Perry, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 while The Double Helix by James Watson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Prisoner. 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 ?

The Prisoner

Written by: Patrick McGoohan

Starring: Patrick McGoohan, Angelo Muscat, Peter Swanwick

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Marty

Starring: Marty Feldman, John Junkin, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Roland MacLeod

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Dick Cavett Show

Starring: Dick Cavett, Bobby Rosengarden

Country: United States

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Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

Starring: Fred Rogers, Betty Aberlin, David Newell

Country: United States

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The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau

Starring: Rod Serling, Jacques-Yves Cousteau

Country: United States

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Movies

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

The Swimmer

Directed by: Frank Perry

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Janet Landgard, Janice Rule

Country: United States

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The Devil's Brigade

Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen

Starring: William Holden, Cliff Robertson, Vince Edwards

Country: United States

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The Odd Couple

Directed by: Gene Saks

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, John Fiedler

Country: United States

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War and Peace

Directed by: Sergey Bondarchuk

Starring: Lyudmila Savelyeva, Vyacheslav Tikhonov, Sergey Bondarchuk

Country: United States

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Yours, Mine and Ours

Directed by: Melville Shavelson

Starring: Lucille Ball, Henry Fonda, Van Johnson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 May 1968 ?

Holidays:
  • Eutropius
  • Mother's Day in Bolivia (Dfa de la Madre)
  • Bruno, Bishop of Wnrzburg
  • Hildebert
  • Pope John I
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Facts:
  • NL awards Montreal and SD major league franchises
  • Nuclear submarine Scorpion is lost
  • The meeting of the Union Nationale des Etudiants de France (National Union of the Students of France) takes place. 30,000 to 50,000 people gather in the Stade Sebastien Charlety.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8077
  • Life: New York City Mayor John Lindsay
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Robert F. Kennedy -- May 24, 1968

Books

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

The Double Helix

By: James Watson

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

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The Tower Of Babel

By: Morris West

In the complex world of Middle Eastern politics not everyone is what he seems. In the cause of freedom no cost is considered too high.

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The Right People

By: Stephen Birmingham

Stephen Birmingham, whose wise and witty ways with the privileged and well-placed have seen him successfully through five novels, as well as "Our Crowd" - a study of New York's Jewish

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Tunc

By: Lawrence Durrell

First edition in hardcover issued by E.P. Dutton in 1968.

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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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