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March 28th, 1968...

Today is Thursday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"(Sittin' on) the Dock of the Bay"
by Otis Redding

In the UK:
"The Legend Of Xanadu"
by Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Senator Eugene McCarthy

(TIME Cover: March the 22nd, 1968)

 Famous people born on the 28th of March:

1609 - King Frederick III of Denmark (d. 1670)
1862 - Aristide Briand, French politician, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1932)
1868 - Maxim Gorky, Russian author (d. 1936)
1910 - Queen Ingrid of Denmark (d. 2000)
1930 - Jerome Isaac Friedman, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate

 The Nobel Prize in Physics 1968

Luis Walter Alvarez

for his decisive contributions to elementary particle physics, in particular the discovery of a large number of resonance states, made possible through his development of the technique of using hydrogen bubble chamber and data analysis

University of California - Berkeley, CA, USA

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1968 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1968

directed by Carol Reed
with Ron Moody (Fagin) and Jack Wild (The Artful Dodger)

Designed in 1968

The Bouloum chaise
by Olivier Mourgue

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Beatles, The / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 3, December 13, 1967



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