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Friday 29 November 1968

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Charlotte Valandrey and Jonathan Knight. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Love Child by Diana Ross and the Supremes. In UK The Good, The Bad And The Ugly by Hugo Montenegro was in the top 5 hits. Skidoo, directed by Otto Preminger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 while A Small Town in Germany by John le Carre was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Das Ferienschiff. 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 30 days ?


Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Jackie Gleason, Carol Channing, Frankie Avalon

Country: United States

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Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen

Starring: John Wayne, Katharine Ross, Jim Hutton

Country: United States

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Yellow Submarine

Directed by: George Dunning

Starring: The Beatles, Paul Angelis, John Clive

Country: United States

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Directed by: Bob Rafelson

Starring: Peter Tork, Davy Jones, Micky Dolenz

Country: United States

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The Lion in Winter

Directed by: Anthony Harvey

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

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Das Ferienschiff

Starring: Eleonore Schroth

Klart spår till Tomteboda

Written by: Karl-Aage Schwartzkopf

Starring: Inga Gill, Arne Källerud, Hans Lindgren

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 November 1968 ?

  • Radbod
  • former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia - Republic Day
  • International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
  • Israel - Kaftet be-November (commemoration of the U.N. decision in 1947 to partition Palestine)
  • Albania - Liberation Day (Dita e �lirimit)
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  • John andYoko release their 1st album Two Virgins in the UK

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Life magazine


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

A Small Town in Germany

By: John le Carre

From the New York Times bestselling author of Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy; The Spy Who Came in from the Cold; and The Night Manager, now a television series starring Tom Hiddleston. John le Carré’s new novel, A Legacy of Spies, ...

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Preserve And Protect

By: Allen Drury

The United States is thrown into chaos as the President is killed in a plane crash shortly after securing his party’s nomination in a hotly contested race for re-election.

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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.

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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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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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