What Happened on December 15, 1968

Famous Birthdays

  • Garrett Wang, American actor (Star Trek Voyager), born in Riverside, California
  • Javid Hussain, Indian film producer
  • Osama Ali Maher, Swedish politician
Born in 1968

Famous Deaths

  • Antonio J. Barrette, French Canadian politician, premier of Quebec, dies at 69
  • Jess Willard, American boxer (World heavyweight champion 1915-19), dies from heart failure at 86
1968 Highlights

About December 15, 1968

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 9 months and 20 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