Saturday June 29, 1968

US date format: 6/29/1968, UK date format: 29/6/1968

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 29, 1968). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Nassau (Bahamas) and Judith Hoag. In that special week of June people in US were listening to This Guy's In Love With You by Herb Alpert. In UK Baby Come Back by The Equals was in the top 5 hits. Targets, directed by Peter Bogdanovich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 while The Doctor'S Quick Weight Loss Diet by Irwin Maxwell Stillman and Samm Sinclair Baker was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Showtime. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • The Netherlands - Veterans Day.
  • Feast of Saints Peter and Paul (also a local holiday in Rome, of which they are patron saints)
  • Seychelles - Independence Day.

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Famous Deaths

  • : Actress (Ladies of Jury, Behind Office...

Movies

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Targets

Targets

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Starring: Tim O'Kelly, Boris Karloff, Nancy Hsueh, James Brown

Charly

Charly

Directed by: Ralph Nelson

Starring: Cliff Robertson, Claire Bloom, Lilia Skala, Leon Janney

Country: United States of America

The Green Slime

The Green Slime

Directed by: Kinji Fukasaku

Starring: Robert Horton, Luciana Paluzzi, Richard Jaeckel, Bud Widom

The Thomas Crown Affair

The Thomas Crown Affair

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Steve McQueen, Faye Dunaway, Paul Burke, Jack Weston

Country: United States of America

Rosemary's Baby

Rosemary's Baby

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, Ruth Gordon, Sidney Blackmer

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Showtime

Showtime

Directed by: Tom Dey

What Maisie Knew

What Maisie Knew

Directed by: Scott McGehee

The Expert

The Expert

Written by:

Starring: Marius Goring, Ann Morrish, Victor Winding, Michael Farnsworth

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Premiere

Premiere

Philip Morris: Marlboro Man

Philip Morris: Marlboro Man

Days to next June 29

If June 29, 1968 is your birthday you're 52 years, 2 months, 20 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 11 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Doctor'S Quick Weight Loss Diet by Irwin Maxwell Stillman and Samm Sinclair Baker

The Doctor'S Quick Weight Loss Diet

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The Stillman diet became the rage back in the 1960's and 1970's. Why? Because it works! Unless you’ve always been slim, chances are you’ve heard of the famous “ONE Pound

The French Chef Cookbook by Julia Child

The French Chef Cookbook

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The French Chef Cookbook From The French Chef, the PBS series that began it all, here are all the recipes that introduced Julia Child to an American public hungry for

The Double Helix by James Watson

The Double Helix

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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

Red Sky At Morning by Richard Bradford

Red Sky At Morning

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The classic coming-of-age story set during World War II about the enduring spirit of youth and the values in life that count.

Testimony Of Two Men by Taylor Caldwell

Testimony Of Two Men

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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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Hamurabi

Hamurabi

Platform: PDP-8, Personal computer

Genre: Strategy game, Text-based game


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