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Sunday 29 December 1968

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 29, 1968). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Carlo Jr Ponti and Sadat X. 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.
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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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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


Starring: Jeff Newman

Country: Australia

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 December 1968 ?

  • The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
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Famous Deaths:
  • New York Jets beat Oakland Raiders 27-23 in AFL championship game.
  • Israeli commandos destroy 13 Lebanese airplanes.
  • Baltimore Colts beat Cleveland Browns 34-0 in NFL championship game.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 29, 1968 - Geocentric view

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: PDP-8, Personal computer

Genre: Strategy game, Text-based game



Platform: PDP-8, Personal computer

Genre: Strategy game, Text-based game

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