#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Sunday 27 October 1968

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Antoinette Lucas and Kata Karkkainen. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Hey Jude by The Beatles. In UK Those Were The Days by Mary Hopkin was in the top 5 hits. The Lion in Winter, directed by Anthony Harvey, 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 Alles dreht sich um Michael. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi or Hamurabi.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1968 or at October 27 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 27 October 1968 and get them!

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

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

More info

The Tyrant King

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

More info

Schatzsucher unserer Tage

Starring: Sabine Eggerth, Wolfgang Preiss, Walter Wilz, Brian O'Shaughnessy

Movies

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

The Lion in Winter

Directed by: Anthony Harvey

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

Country: United States

More info

Live a Little, Love a Little

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Elvis Presley, Michele Carey, Don Porter

Country: United States

More info

Ice Station Zebra

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Rock Hudson, Ernest Borgnine, Patrick McGoohan

Country: United States

More info

Bullitt

Directed by: Peter Yates

Starring: Steve McQueen, Jacqueline Bisset, Robert Vaughn

Country: United States

More info

The Boston Strangler

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Tony Curtis, Henry Fonda, George Kennedy

Country: United States

More info

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 27 October 1968!

GET YOUR FREE NUMEROLOGY REPORT NOW

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 October 1968 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Namatius
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Independence Day (from Britain, 1979)
  • Turkmenistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • St. Desiderius
  • R.C. saints - October 27th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Abraham the Poor
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 27 October
Famous Deaths:
  • Lise Meitner: Austrian-born physicist who worked on radioactivity and nuclear physics.
Facts:
  • 19th Olympic games close at Mexico City, Mexico
  • Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA River Plantation Golf Invitational

Featured Contents

Would you like to write an original contribution on a topic related to this specific date and get featured on Takemeback.to ? Send us your proposal!

Search For Your Ancestors

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee Click here to Subscribe

...and if 27 October 1968 was your Birth Date then Join our Birthday Club!

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

Genealogy: find out your family heritage

Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Apollo 7 at takeoff
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Aristotle & Jackie Kennedy Onassis -- Oct. 25, 1968
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8098

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.

More info

Soul On Ice

By: Eldridge Cleaver

The now-classic memoir that shocked, outraged, and ultimately changed the way America looked at the civil rights movement and the black experience.By

More info

The Rich And The Super-Rich

By: Ferdinand Lundberg

Thirty years ago, a bombshell of a book appeared which told the story of the lords of wealth and their glittering clans.

More info

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.

More info

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books

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


#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tell the world why 27 October 1968 is such a special date for you!