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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in July 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.

But much more happened on July 1968: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1968?


Events

  • 01 Jul 1968 Fortuna Sittard soccer team forms in Sittard
  • 03 Jul 1968 Cleveland Indians' Luis Tiant strikes out 19 Minnesota Twins players.
  • 04 Jul 1968 Yachtsman Alec Rose, 59, receives a hero's welcome as he sails into Portsmouth, England after his 354-day round-the-world trip.
  • 05 Jul 1968 Manifest of 1000 words published in Prague
  • 06 Jul 1968 75th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Billie Jean King beats J Tegart (97 75)
  • 07 Jul 1968 Rock group "The Yardbirds" disband.
  • 08 Jul 1968 Israeli-Egyptian artillery duel along Suez Canal
  • 09 Jul 1968 15.68 (39.83 cm) of rainfall, Columbus, Miss (state 24-hour record)
  • 10 Jul 1968 NL announces break into 2 divisions for 1969
  • 11 Jul 1968 Earl Weaver replaces Hank Bauer as manager of Orioles
  • 12 Jul 1968 Couve de Murville forms government in France
  • 13 Jul 1968 97th British Golf Open: Gary Player shoots 289 at Carnoustie Scotland
  • 14 Jul 1968 Brave Hank Aaron hits his 500th HR off SF Giant Mike McCormick
  • 15 Jul 1968 One Life to Live premieres on TV
  • 17 Jul 1968 A revolution occurs in Iraq when Abdul Rahman Arif is overthrown and the Ba'ath Party is installed as the governing power in Iraq with Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr as the new Iraqi President.
  • 18 Jul 1968 Intel incorporates.
  • 20 Jul 1968 Jane Asher breaks her engagement with Paul McCartney on live TV.
  • 21 Jul 1968 50th PGA Championship: Julius Boros shoots a 281 at Pecan Valley, Texas
  • 23 Jul 1968 Fred Blasie wins 5th wrestling world championship belt.
  • 25 Jul 1968 Pope Paul VI publishes encyclical on the regulation of birth, reaffirms stand against artificial birth control.
  • 26 Jul 1968 Vietnam War: South Vietnamese opposition leader Truong ?inh Dzu is sentenced to five years hard labor for advocating the formation of a coalition government as a way to move toward an end to the war.
  • 27 Jul 1968 Carol Mann wins LPGA Supertest Canadian Golf Open
  • 29 Jul 1968 Gram Parson refuses to play with the Byrds in South Africa
  • 30 Jul 1968 Thames Television starts transmission in London.

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Dark Knight

The Dark Knight

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine

Country: United States of America

Saving Private Ryan

Saving Private Ryan

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Tom Sizemore, Edward Burns

Country: United States of America

Die Hard

Die Hard

Directed by: John McTiernan

Starring: Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia, Reginald VelJohnson

Country: United States of America

Akira

Akira

Directed by: Katsuhiro Ôtomo

Starring: Mitsuo Iwata, Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama, Tesshô Genda

Country: United States of America

Little Old New York

Little Old New York

Directed by: Sidney Olcott

Starring: Marion Davies, Stephen Carr, J.M. Kerrigan, Harrison Ford

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in July 1968?
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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.

The Naked Ape by Desmond Morris

The Naked Ape

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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.

Nicholas And Alexandra by Robert K. Massie

Nicholas And Alexandra

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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

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

Or I'Ll Dress You In Mourning by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre

Or I'Ll Dress You In Mourning

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From the City of Light to the Suit of Lights with the authors of Is Paris Burning? as they trace the rise of matador El Cordobes from anonymous, impoverished boyhood to