On This Day

What Happened on April 5, 1968

Historical Events

  • Jack Murphy Stadium in San Diego opens

Famous Birthdays

  • Paula Cole, American pop singer ("I Don't Want To Wait"), born in Rockport, Massachussetts
  • Tasia Valenza, American actress (All My Children), born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Lois Andrews [Lorraine Gourley], American actress (Dixie Dugan, Meet Me After the Show, The Desert Hawk), dies of lung cancer at 44
1968 Highlights

About April 5, 1968

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 8 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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