On This Day

What Happened on April 3, 1968

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Premier

"Planet of the Apes", starring Charlton Heston and Roddy McDowell premiers nationally in the United States

  • N Vietnam agrees to meet US reps to set up preliminary peace talks

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernd Karbacher, German tennis player, born in Munich, Germany
  • Charlotte Coleman, British actress (Four Weddings and a Funeral), born in London (d. 2001)
  • Jamie Hewlett, English illustrator (Tank Girl; Gorillaz), born in Horsham, Sussex, England
  • Mike Lansing, American MLB baseball infielder, 1993-2001 (Montreal Expos, Coloradao Rockies, Boston Red Sox), born in Rawlins, Wyoming
  • Sebastian Bach [Bierk], Canadian heavy metal singer (Skid Row - "I Remember You"; "Psycho Love"), born in Freeport, Bahamas
1968 Highlights

About April 3, 1968

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 5 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

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