Day: May 3, 2019

COMMERCE/ECONOMY

Motion Picture Films Released in 1968

Rank   Title, Studio, Gross 1         2001: A Space Odyssey,  MGM, $56,715,371 2         Funny Girl, Columbia, $52,000,000 3         The Love Bug, Disney, $51,264,000 4         The Odd Couple, Paramount, $44,527,234 5         Bullitt, Warner Bros., $42,300,873 6         Romeo and Juliet, Paramount, $38,901,218 7         Oliver!, Columbia, $37,402,877 8         Rosemary’s Baby, Paramount, […]

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1968 Mens and Womens Fashion Clothes

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Soviet Union – Zond 5 Space Mission

The Soviet Union launches the Zond 5 space mission during September 1968. The unmanned spacecraft became the first to circle the Moon and successfully return to Earth intact. It was also the first mission to carry life to the Moon and back. There were various forms of life on board the spacecraft including wine flies, […]

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United States – Surveyor 7 Lunar Lander

NASA launches the final Surveyor mission, Surveyor 7 on January 7, 1968. The mission objectives for Surveyor 7 were to achieve a soft landing on the surface of the Moon in the highland area, photograph the area after landing, test the chemical composition of the soil, and gather data related to the mechanics of the […]

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United States — Intel Corporation is created

The Intel Corporation is created by Gordon Moore and Robert Noyce. More Information for the founding of Intel. The Intel Corporation was founded in Santa Clara, California during July 1968 as N M Electronics. Engineers Gordon Moore and Robert Noyce created the company after receiving $2.5 million in funding from venture capitalist and financier Arthur […]

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Alexander Dubcek becomes the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia

1. January 5th Alexander Dubcek becomes the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia 2. April 5th Alexander Dubcek and the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia call for the acknowledgment of individual liberties, the introduction of political and economic reforms, and a change in the structure of the nation. “Action Programme” 3. April 5th “Action […]

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