What Happened on December 13, 1968

Historical Events

  • Brazilian President Da Costa e Silva issues Ato Institucional NĂºmero Cinco degree

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlos Hasselbaink, Dutch soccer player (VVV/FC Utrecht/Haarlem), born in Paramaribo, Suriname
  • Shaun Stafford, American tennis star (1992 Taipei), born in Ocala, Florida

Famous Deaths

  • Siegfried Reda, German church musician and composer, dies at 52
1968 Highlights

About December 13, 1968

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 9 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye
  • UK #1 Song: Lily The Pink - Scaffold