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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in June 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 June 1968: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1968?


Events

  • 01 Jun 1968 100th Belmont: Gus Gustines aboard Stage Door Johnny wins in 2:27.2
  • 02 Jun 1968 Canadians must get government permission to export silver
  • 03 Jun 1968 Canada announces it will replace silver with nickel in coins
  • 04 Jun 1968 Don Drysdale pitches his 6th straight shutout, en route to 58 innings.
  • 05 Jun 1968 12:16AM PST-Sirhan Sirhan shoots Bobby Kennedy, who dies next day
  • 06 Jun 1968 WKHA TV channel 35 in Hazard, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 07 Jun 1968 Sirhan Sirhan indicted for Senator Robert F. Kennedy assassination.
  • 08 Jun 1968 1st reduced-gravity golf game is played on the Moon
  • 09 Jun 1968 38th French Womens Tennis: Nancy Richey beats Anne H Jones (57 64 61)
  • 10 Jun 1968 Danny Thomas Hour, last airs on NBC-TV
  • 14 Jun 1968 Off duty Dutch military permitted to wear regular clothing
  • 15 Jun 1968 How Now, Dow Jones closes at Lunt Fontanne NYC after 220 performances
  • 16 Jun 1968 68th US Golf Open: Lee Trevino shoots a 275 at Oak Hill Country Club - New York
  • 17 Jun 1968 Belgium government of Eyskens-Merlot forms
  • 18 Jun 1968 US Supreme Court bans racial discrimination in sale and rental of housing.
  • 20 Jun 1968 Jim Hines becomes first person to run 100 metres in under 10 seconds.
  • 21 Jun 1968 Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren resigns
  • 22 Jun 1968 Here Come Da Judge by The Buena Vistas peaks at #88
  • 23 Jun 1968 74 are killed and 150 injured in a football stampede towards a closed exit in a Buenos Aires stadium.
  • 24 Jun 1968 14th LPGA Championship won by Sandra Post
  • 25 Jun 1968 Bobby Bonds hits a grand slam in his first major league game (San Francisco Giants).
  • 26 Jun 1968 Executive Council decides both AL and NL to divide into 2 divisions
  • 27 Jun 1968 Ludvik Vaculik publishes Manifest of 2000 words in Prague
  • 28 Jun 1968 Last day of redeeming US silver certificates for silver, in any form.
  • 30 Jun 1968 E German party leader Ulbricht receives Order of October Revolution

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Incredibles 2

Incredibles 2

Directed by: Brad Bird

Starring: Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Sarah Vowell, Huck Milner

The Great Escape

The Great Escape

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough, Charles Bronson

Country: United States of America

Jurassic Park

Jurassic Park

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough

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

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

Starring: Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in June 1968?
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The Center by Stewart Alsop

The Center

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A Hardcover Pages are clean. Binding is tight. Cover moderate wear. Bumped edges and spine. NO D.J. If you are not totally satisfied please return item for a full refund.

The Right People by Stephen Birmingham

The Right People

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Stephen Birmingham, whose wise and witty ways with the privileged and well-placed have seen him successfully through five novels, as well as "Our Crowd" - a study of New York's Jewish

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

Tunc by Lawrence Durrell

Tunc

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A scientist discovers that his famous invention leads to a dangerous outcomeFelix Charlock’s scientific genius is unrivaled—and so is his very special invention. So special, in fact, that a shadowy and enigmatic international firm, called Merlin, recruits Felix and marries …

Testimony of Two Men by Taylor Caldwell

Testimony of Two Men

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An embattled young doctor, an angry and divided Pennsylvania town, a turn-of-the-century national scandal--out of these turbulent elements Taylor Caldwell crafted a major novel, a massively detailed chronicle of love, death, redemption, and the rise of modern medicine.