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Saturday 28 December 1968

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 28, 1968). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Darrick Brownlow and Jennifer Palmquest in Wilmot. In that special week of December people in US were listening to I Heard It Through The Grapevine by Marvin Gaye. Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell, directed by Melvin Frank, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 while The Day Kennedy Was Shot by Jim Bishop was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hilfe, wir bauen. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi or Hamurabi.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 28 December 1968

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Movies

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

Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell

Directed by: Melvin Frank

Starring: Gina Lollobrigida, Shelley Winters, Phil Silvers, Peter Lawford

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

Directed by: Peter Hall

Starring: Derek Godfrey, Barbara Jefford, Nicholas Selby, Hugh Sullivan

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Uptight

Directed by: Jules Dassin

Starring: Raymond St. Jacques, Ruby Dee, Frank Silvera, Roscoe Lee Browne

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The Sea Gull

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: James Mason, Vanessa Redgrave, Simone Signoret, David Warner

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The Stalking Moon

Directed by: Robert Mulligan

Starring: Gregory Peck, Eva Marie Saint, Robert Forster, Noland Clay

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TV Series

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

Hilfe, wir bauen

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Sein Traum vom Grand Prix

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The Galloping Gourmet

Starring: Graham Kerr

Country: Canada

The Borderers

Written by: Bill Craig

Starring: Ross Campbell, Iain Cuthbertson, Michael Gambon, Edith MacArthur

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Telethon

Starring: Jeff Newman

Country: Australia

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 December 1968 ?

Holidays:
  • The third day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • Calendar of Saints - Feast of the Holy Innocents, a.k.a. Childermas, commemorating the Massacre of the Innocents on order of king Herod the Great. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated in a manner similar to April Fool's Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • KVOF (KUDO, now KWBB) TV channel 38 in SF, CA (IND) 1st broadcast
  • Israeli assault on Beirut Airport.
  • 100,000 attend Miami Pop Festival, Florida.
  • 57th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in Adelaide (4-1).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 28, 1968 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

The Day Kennedy Was Shot

By: Jim Bishop

A minute-by-minute narrative account of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, The Day Kennedy Was Shot captures the action, mystery, and drama that unfolded on November 22, 1963. Author

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Testimony Of Two Men

By: Taylor Caldwell

Someday the town of Hambledon might forget the lies they told about their brilliant young doctor. But they could never forgive the truths he told about them.From

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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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Force 10 From Navarone

By: Alistair MacLean

The thrilling sequel to Alistair MacLean’s masterpiece of World War II adventure, The Guns of Navarone. Now reissued in a new cover style.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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