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September 26th, 1968...

Today is Thursday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Harper Valley PTA"
by Jeannie C. Riley

In the UK:
"Hey Jude"
by The Beatles
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Spiro Agnew

(TIME Cover: September the 20th, 1968)

 Famous people born on the 26th of September:

1870 - King Christian X of Denmark (d. 1947)
1889 - Martin Heidegger, German philosopher (d. 1976)
1897 - Pope Paul VI (d. 1978)
1898 - George Gershwin, American composer (d. 1937)
1907 - Anthony Blunt, English art historian and Soviet spy (d. 1983)
1936 - Winnie Mandela, South African anti-apartheid activist
1945 - Bryan Ferry, British singer
1972 - Shawn Stockman, American R&B singer (Boyz II Men)
1981 - Serena Williams, American tennis player

 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

Zap Comix Mouse / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 17, September 14, 1968



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