What Happened on June 15, 1968

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "How Now, Dow Jones" closes at Lunt Fontanne NYC after 220 performances
  • "I Do! I Do!" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 561 performances
  • "New Faces of 1965" closes at Booth Theater NYC after 52 performances
  • "Yummy Yummy Yummy" by Ohio Express hits #4
  • 15th Curtis Cup: US wins 10½-7½ at Royal County Down Golf Club (Newcastle, Northern Ireland)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

John Lennon and Yoko Ono plant an acorn at Conventry Cathedral

Artist & Musician Yoko Ono
Artist & Musician
Yoko Ono

Famous Birthdays

  • Demtra Hampton, model (Garda), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Oh Dal-su, South Korean actor
  • Tim Lester, NFL fullback (Pittsburgh Steelers)

Famous Deaths

  • Samuel Earl "Wahoo Sam" Crawford, baseball pitcher, dies at 88
  • Wes Montgomery, jazz guitarist, dies of a heart attack at 48