What Happened on October 17, 1968

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Release

"Bullitt" directed by Peter Yates and starring Steve McQueen and Jacqueline Bisset is 1st released

Famous Birthdays

  • Heather McDermid, rower (Olympics-96), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • Ziggy Marley, reggae performer and son of Bob Marley

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Jazz trumpeter Quincy Jones Jr (35) weds actress Ulla Andersson (22)

Composer & Singer Quincy Jones Jr
Composer & Singer
Quincy Jones Jr