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Wednesday 29 May 1968

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Brian Roche and Duane Young. 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 Nicholas And Alexandra by Robert K. Massie 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 29 May 1968 ?

Holidays:
  • Nigeria: Democracy Day.
  • Saint Theodosia
  • Bah�'f Faith: Ascension of Bah�'u'llah.
  • United Kingdom: Oak Apple Day.
  • Venezuela: Tree Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Truth in Lending Act signed into law
  • UN resolves sanctions on white-minority-ruled Rhodesia
  • US Truth in Lending Act signed into law.

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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 ?

Nicholas And Alexandra

By: Robert K. Massie

The story of the love that ended an empireIn this commanding book, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Robert K. Massie sweeps readers back to the extraordinary world of Imperial Russia to tell the

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Between Parent And Child

By: Haim G. Ginott

Over the past thirty-five years, Between Parent and Child has helped millions of parents around the world strengthen their relationships with their children.

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The French Chef Cookbook

By: Julia Child

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

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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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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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