What Happened on May 15, 1968

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Premier

"Wonderwall" with George Harrison premieres at Cannes Film Festival

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison
  • 1st AL game played in Milwaukee, is a 4-2 California win against Chicago
  • A tornado strikes Jonesboro Arkansas at 10 PM, killing 36

Appears on tv showTV Show Appearance

Paul McCartney & John Lennon appear on Johnny Carson Show to promote Apple records, Joe Garagiola is substitute host

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney

Famous Birthdays

  • Cecilia Malmström, Swedish politician
  • James "Jim" Neil, rower (Olympics-1996), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Leroy Hoard, NFL running back (Cleveland Browns, Minnesota Vikings)
  • Seth Putnam, American musician
  • Todd Porter, NJ, actor (Hamilton-Whiz Kids)