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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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Night of the Living Dead

Night of the Living Dead

Release year: 1968

Directed by: George A. Romero

Starring: Duane Jones, Judith O'Dea, Karl Hardman, Marilyn Eastman

Country: United States of America

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Funny Girl

Funny Girl

Release year: 1968

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Barbra Streisand, Omar Sharif, Kay Medford, Anne Francis

Country: United States of America

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Oliver!

Oliver!

Release year: 1968

Directed by: Carol Reed

Starring: Mark Lester, Ron Moody, Shani Wallis, Oliver Reed

Country: United States of America

Teorema

Teorema

Release year: 1968

Directed by: Pier Paolo Pasolini

Starring: Silvana Mangano, Terence Stamp, Massimo Girotti, Anne Wiazemsky

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in September 1968?
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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 Essence Of Security by Robert S. McNamara

The Essence Of Security

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Memoir, Political Studies, American History & Studies

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

The Queen'S Confession by Victoria Holt

The Queen'S Confession

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412 paged hardcover including Bibliography "The Queen's Confession" by Victoria Holt.

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...