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Viernes 18 de Octubre 1968

Era Viernes bajo el signo de Libra. El presidente de Estados Unidos era Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). En esa semana especial de Octubre la gente en Estados Unidos oía Hey Jude por The Beatles. En el Reino Unido Those Were The Days por Mary Hopkin estaba entre los 5 primeros éxitos. Ice Station Zebra dirigida por John Sturges, era una de las películas más vistas estrenadas en 1968 , mientras Preserve And Protect por Allen Drury era uno de los libros más vendidos.
Pero mucho más pasó ese día: descúbrelo abajo...

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Ice Station Zebra

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Rock Hudson, Ernest Borgnine, Patrick McGoohan

Country: United States

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Live a Little, Love a Little

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Elvis Presley, Michele Carey, Don Porter

Country: United States

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Bullitt

Directed by: Peter Yates

Starring: Steve McQueen, Jacqueline Bisset, Robert Vaughn

Country: United States

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The Boston Strangler

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Tony Curtis, Henry Fonda, George Kennedy

Country: United States

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Barbarella

Directed by: Roger Vadim

Starring: Jane Fonda, John Phillip Law, Anita Pallenberg

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Tyrant King

Starring: Philip Madoc, Murray Melvin, Kim Fortune, Candace Glendenning

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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How We Used to Live

Starring: Redvers Kyle, Diana Davies, James Tomlinson, John Keyworth

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

That's Life

Starring: Robert Morse, E.J. Peaker

Country: United States

The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Hour

Starring: Mel Blanc, Jim Backus, Bea Benaderet, Julie Bennett

Country: United States

The Morecambe & Wise Show

Starring: Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise, Ann Hamilton, Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 de Octubre 1968 ?

Holidays:
  • República Dominicana: Día Nacional del Sociólogo.
  • Perú: día central del Señor de los Milagros.
  • Día Mundial de la Protección de la Naturaleza
Famous Birthdays:
Facts:
  • en Inglaterra, una redada policial encuentra en el apartamento del músico británico John Lennon y su esposa Yōko Ono 168 gramos de marihuana. Pagaron una multa de 150 libras.
  • el Comité Olímpico Estadounidense suspende dos atletas negros por hacer el saludo «black power» durante la ceremonia de los Juegos Olímpicos de México 1968.
  • en los Juegos Olímpicos de México, Bob Beamon establece un nuevo récord mundial de 8,90 m en el salto de longitud. Se convertirá en el récord más duradero del atletismo con 23 años de duración, y considerado por el Sports Illustrated como uno de los cinco mejores momentos del deporte del siglo XX.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in Octubre 1968?

  • Life: Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Curtis LeMay, George Wallace -- Oct. 18, 1968
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8097

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Hamurabi

Hamurabi

Platform: PDP-8, Personal computer

Genre: Strategy game, Text-based game

Hamurabi

Hamurabi

Platform: PDP-8, Personal computer

Genre: Strategy game, Text-based game


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