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Sunday 31 March 1968

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Yann Moix and Mad Cobra. In that special week of March people in US were listening to (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay by Otis Redding. In UK Congratulations by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. Accattone, directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968 while The Naked Ape by Desmond Morris was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Drei Frauen im Haus. 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 ?

The Party

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Peter Sellers, Claudine Longet, Natalia Borisova

Country: United States

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Directed by: Pier Paolo Pasolini

Starring: Franco Citti, Franca Pasut, Silvana Corsini

Country: United States

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2001: A Space Odyssey

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester

Country: United States

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Stay Away, Joe

Directed by: Peter Tewksbury

Starring: Elvis Presley, Burgess Meredith, Joan Blondell

Country: United States

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Five Million Years to Earth

Directed by: Roy Ward Baker

Starring: James Donald, Andrew Keir, Barbara Shelley

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Drei Frauen im Haus

Starring: Magda Schneider, Heinz Engelmann, Christin Thorn, Werner Stock

Chronik der Familie Nägele

Starring: Willy Reichert, Oscar Heiler

Virgin of the Secret Service

Written by: Ted Willis

Starring: Clinton Greyn, Veronica Strong, John Cater, Noel Coleman

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Starring: Rainer Holbe, James Last

The Dick Cavett Show

Starring: Dick Cavett, Bobby Rosengarden

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 March 1968 ?

  • Saint Cornelia
  • CTsar Ch�vez Day - official holiday in five states and many cities across the U.S.
  • Freedom Day in Malta.
  • Saint Amos
  • Saint Benjamin
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Famous Deaths:
  • LBJ announces he will not seek re-election
  • Pirate Radio Station Pegaus (New Zealand) begins transmitting
  • Mickey Wright wins LPGA Palm Beach County Golf Open.
  • US President Lyndon Johnson announces that he would neither seek nor accept the nomination of his party for re-election.
  • U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson announces he will not seek re-election.

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What news were making the headlines those days in March 1968?

Life magazine


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

The Naked Ape

By: Desmond Morris

This work has become a benchmark of popular anthropology and psychology.Zoologist Desmond Morris considers humans as being simply another animal species in this classic book first published in 1967.

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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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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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The Confessions of Nat Turner

By: William Styron

In the late summer of 1831, in a remote section of southeastern Virginia, there took place the only effective, sustained revolt in the annals of American Negro slavery...The

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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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