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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 1968?


Events

  • 01 Nov 1968 Detroit Tiger Denny McLain unanimously wins AL Cy Young Award
  • 02 Nov 1968 Her First Roman closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC after 17 performances
  • 03 Nov 1968 Bob Packwood is elected senator of Oregon
  • 04 Nov 1968 Battles between Jordan army and Al Fatah-arm forces
  • 05 Nov 1968 1st AL pitcher to win MVP, Denny McLain (wins unanimously)
  • 06 Nov 1968 Nixon elected 37th President of US, defeating Hubert Humphrey
  • 08 Nov 1968 Cynthia Lennon is granted a divorce from John Lennon.
  • 10 Nov 1968 Judy Rankin wins LPGA Corpus Christi Civitan Golf Open
  • 11 Nov 1968 John Lennon andYoko Ono appear nude on cover of 2 Virgins album
  • 12 Nov 1968 KSEL (now KAMC) TV channel 28 in Lubbock, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 13 Nov 1968 Bob Gibson edges Pete Rose to win NL MVP
  • 14 Nov 1968 National Turn in Your Draft Card Day features draft card burning
  • 15 Nov 1968 1st date in controversial Jim Bouton baseball diary Ball Four
  • 17 Nov 1968 Zorba opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 305 performances
  • 18 Nov 1968 Military coup in Mali, President Keita ousted
  • 19 Nov 1968 Mali military coup, President Modibo Keita flees
  • 20 Nov 1968 The Farmington Mine Disaster in Farmington, West Virginia, kills seventy-eight men.
  • 21 Nov 1968 Cin trades shortstop Leo Cardenas to Twins for pitcher Jim Merritt
  • 22 Nov 1968 1st interracial TV kiss (Star Trek-Kirk & Uhura)
  • 23 Nov 1968 Milwaukee Bucks make their first NBA trade, giving Bob Love and Bob Weiss to Chicago Bulls for Flynn Robinson.
  • 24 Nov 1968 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Louise Suggs Golf Invitational
  • 26 Nov 1968 34th Heisman Trophy Award: O J Simpson, Southern California (RB)
  • 29 Nov 1968 John andYoko release their 1st album Two Virgins in the UK
  • 30 Nov 1968 56th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Rough Riders defeat Calgary Stampeder, 24-21

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Music charts

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Movies

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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Elijah Wood, Viggo Mortensen, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom

Country: United States of America

Schindler's List

Schindler's List

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley, Caroline Goodall

Country: United States of America

Oldboy

Oldboy

Directed by: Chan-wook Park

Starring: Min-sik Choi, Ji-tae Yu, Hye-jeong Kang, Dae-han Ji

Country: United States of America

Scarface

Scarface

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Steven Bauer, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

Country: United States of America

Ardh Satya

Ardh Satya

Directed by: Govind Nihalani

Starring: Om Puri, Smita Patil, Amrish Puri, Shafi Inamdar

Books

Which were the most popular books released in November 1968?
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Between Parent And Child by Haim G. Ginott

Between Parent And Child

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

The Case Against Congress by Drew Pearson and Jack Anderson

The Case Against Congress

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The decorative dustjacket adds much to this vintage hardcover. The jacket shows wear along the edges from shelving. Book is like new inside, free of markings, bright and clean.

The Hurricane Years by Cameron Hawley

The Hurricane Years

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The Hurricane Years, 1968 1st Edition, by Cameron Hawley. Hardcover with dust jacket, 567 pages, published by Little, Brown & Company.

The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test by Tom Wolfe

The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test

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"An American classic" (Newsweek) that defined a generation. "An astonishing book" (The New York Times Book Review) and an unflinching portrait of Ken Kesey, his Merry Pranksters, and the 1960s.

The Rich And The Super-Rich by Ferdinand Lundberg

The Rich And The Super-Rich

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Thirty years ago, a bombshell of a book appeared which told the story of the lords of wealth and their glittering clans.