What Happened on April 19, 1968

Historical Events

  • Belgian construction workers strike
  • NL owners approve expansion for 2 new teams

Famous Birthdays

  • Arshad Warsi, Indian film actor (Lage Raho Munna Bhai), born in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • Ashley Judd, American actress (Kuffs, Sisters), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Brent Mayne, American baseball catcher (NY Mets), born in Loma Linda, California
  • Mswati III [Makhosetive], King of Eswatini (1986- ), born in Manzini, Swaziland
  • Pascal Kleiman, French DJ, producer and musician, born in Toulouse, France
  • Roger Reinson, CFL linebacker (Calgary Stampeders), born in Melville, Saskatchewan
  • Thomas Nock, Swiss actor (Tartort, Gemini-Twin Stars), born in Zurich, Switzerland
Born in 1968

Famous Deaths

  • Tommy Bridges, American baseball pitcher (Detroit Tigers), dies at 61

About April 19, 1968

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 1 month and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Honey - Bobby Goldsboro
  • UK #1 Song: What A Wonderful World/Cabaret - Louis Armstrong