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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 1968?


Events

  • 01 Sep 1968 Carol Mann wins LPGA Willow Park Ladies Golf Invitational
  • 03 Sep 1968 Chicago White Sox set American League record of 39 losses by one run.
  • 04 Sep 1968 Nigerian troops conquer Aba Biafra
  • 05 Sep 1968 82nd US Womens Tennis: Virginia Wade beats Billie Jean King (64 64)
  • 06 Sep 1968 Swaziland becomes independent.
  • 08 Sep 1968 Funny Girl with Barbra Striesand premieres
  • 09 Sep 1968 1st US Open, held as an open (Arthur Ashe-wins)
  • 11 Sep 1968 Air France Flight 1611 crashes off Nice, France, killing 89 passengers and 6 crew.
  • 12 Sep 1968 Albania announces it is withdrawing from the Warsaw Pact
  • 13 Sep 1968 Albania leaves the Warsaw Pact.
  • 14 Sep 1968 1st broadcast of 60 Minutes on CBS-TV
  • 15 Sep 1968 Barbra Streisand: A Happening in Central Park Show on CBS TV
  • 16 Sep 1968 KLNI (now KADN) TV channel 15 in Lafayette, LA (IND) begins
  • 17 Sep 1968 Zond 5 completes circumnavigation of Moon
  • 18 Sep 1968 Ray Washburn (Saint Louis Cardinals) no-hits San Francisco Giants 2-0.
  • 19 Sep 1968 Cornerstone laying ceremony is held for construction of the fourth Philadelphia Mint building.
  • 20 Sep 1968 Mickey Mantle hits final career homer number 536.
  • 21 Sep 1968 The Soviet's Zond 5 unmanned lunar flyby mission returns to earth, with its first of a kind biological payload intact.
  • 22 Sep 1968 Iraq adopts constitution
  • 23 Sep 1968 WKGB TV channel 53 in Bowling Green, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 24 Sep 1968 60 Minutes premieres on CBS-TV
  • 26 Sep 1968 1st broadcast of Hawaii Five-O on CBS-TV
  • 27 Sep 1968 Hair opens in London
  • 28 Sep 1968 Happy Time closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 286 performances
  • 29 Sep 1968 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Mickey Wright Golf Invitational
  • 30 Sep 1968 1st Boeing 747 rolls out

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Cinema Paradiso

Cinema Paradiso

Directed by: Giuseppe Tornatore

Starring: Philippe Noiret, Enzo Cannavale, Antonella Attili, Isa Danieli

Country: United States of America

The Big City

The Big City

Directed by: Satyajit Ray

Starring: Anil Chatterjee, Madhabi Mukherjee, Jaya Bhaduri, Haren Chatterjee

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Paul Newman, Burl Ives, Jack Carson

Country: United States of America

Dead Man's Gold

Dead Man's Gold

Directed by: Ray Taylor

Starring: Lash La Rue, Al St. John, Peggy Stewart, Terry Frost

The Nightmare Before Christmas

The Nightmare Before Christmas

Directed by: Henry Selick

Starring: Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon, Catherine O'Hara, William Hickey

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in September 1968?
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Heaven Help Us! by Herbert Tarr

Heaven Help Us!

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"This very funny book should allay certain anxieties among curious gentiles who wonder uneasily what really goes on inside the fancy synagogue on 13th Avenue...

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

Testimony Of Two Men by Taylor Caldwell

Testimony Of Two Men

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Someday the town of Hambledon might forget the lies they told about their brilliant young doctor. But they could never forgive the truths he told about them.From

The Confessions of Nat Turner by William Styron

The Confessions of Nat Turner

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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

The Senator by Drew Pearson

The Senator

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This story centers on the career of Senator Benjamin Hannaford, richest man in the Senate, whose quest for power illuminates the strategies and maneuvers, the privileges and prerogatives of the 100