What Happened on August 30, 1968

Historical Events

  • 1st record released on Apple label in UK is The Beatles single "Hey Jude"

Famous Birthdays

  • Vladimir Malakhov, Russian NHL defenseman (Montreal Canadiens), born in Sverdlovsk, Soviet Union
Born in 1968

Famous Deaths

  • William Talman, American actor (Crashout, The Hitch-Hiker, Perry Mason), dies of lung cancer at 53
1968 Highlights

About August 30, 1968

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 9 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: People Got To Be Free - The Rascals
  • UK #1 Song: I've Gotta Get A Message To You - Bee Gees