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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 Great Silence

The Great Silence

Release year: 1968

Directed by: Sergio Corbucci

Starring: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Klaus Kinski, Frank Wolff, Vonetta McGee

Country: United States of America

Mandabi

Mandabi

Release year: 1968

Directed by: Ousmane Sembene

Starring: Makhouredia Gueye, Ynousse N'Diaye, Isseu Niang, Serigne N'Diayes

The Shoes of the Fisherman

The Shoes of the Fisherman

Release year: 1968

Directed by: Michael Anderson

Starring: Anthony Quinn, Laurence Olivier, Oskar Werner, David Janssen

Hellfighters

Hellfighters

Release year: 1968

Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen

Starring: John Wayne, Katharine Ross, Jim Hutton, Vera Miles

Country: United States of America

Joanna

Joanna

Release year: 1968

Directed by: Michael Sarne

Starring: Geneviève Waïte, Christian Doermer, Calvin Lockhart, Donald Sutherland

Books

Which were the most popular books released in November 1968?
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On Reflection by Helen Hayes and Sandford Dody

On Reflection

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In addressing her grandchildren in the foreword to this autobiography, Helen Hayes writes: 'It is no longer fashionable to have faith; but your grandmother has never been famous for her chic.'

The Salzburg Connection by Helen MacInnes

The Salzburg Connection

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He demanded the immediate dispatch of two suitably trained operatives to Salzburg. Extreme measures might be necessary.In 1945, with their thousand-year empire falling around them and the Allies on their heels, the Nazis hide a sealed chest in the dark, …

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.

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 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.