1968: Week 10

Posted on March 2, 2008
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Weekly timeline for 1968: A year of change and tumult

March 4: Jean-Luc Godard’s “La Chinoise” opens.

March 4: Martin Luther King Jr. announces plans for a Poor People’s Campaign.

March 6: Psychedelic exploitation pic “Psych-Out,” directed by Richard Rush and starring Jack Nicholson, Bruce Dern, Barbara Strasberg and Dean Stockwell (and with cinematography by the great Laszlo Kovacs) opens.

March 6: Actress Moira Kelly born in Queens, New York. fillmore2.jpg

March 7: The Battle of Saigon, begun on the day of the Tet Offensive, ends.

March 8: Bill Graham opens the Fillmore East in an abandoned movie theater in New York City.

March 8: University students in Warsaw protest the Communist regime in Poland resulting in clashes between police and students.


The Whole World Was Watching: An oral history of 1968. A joint project between South Kingstown High School and Brown University’s Scholarly Technology Group
Timelines of History
Timeline 1968
Rock Timeline
Wikipedia Music Timeline
Frank Eugene Smitha’s Macrohistory and World Report


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