What Happened on April 22, 1968

Famous Birthdays

  • (Vernell) "Bimbo" Coles, American NBA basketball guard, 1990-2004 (Miami Heat, Golden State Warriors, and 3 other teams; Olympic bronze, 1988), born in Covington, Virginia
  • Carlos Costa, Spanish tennis star, born in Barcelona, Spain
  • Jo Angel, cricketer (big WA right-arm fast bowler, Australia 1993-)
  • Zarley Zalapski, Canadian NHL defenseman, 1987-2000 (Pittsburgh Penguins; Calgary Flames, and 3 other teams), born in Edmonton, Alberta (d. 2017)

Famous Deaths

  • Stephen H. Sholes, American record producer (Elvis) and label executive (RCA Victor, 1929-68), dies of a heart attack at 57
1968 Highlights

About April 22, 1968

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 9 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

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