What Happened on December 27, 1968

Historical Events

  • Apollo 8 returns to Earth
  • China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

Famous Birthdays

  • Dean Palmer, infielder (Texas Rangers), born in Tallahassee, Florida
1968 Highlights

About December 27, 1968

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 9 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye
  • UK #1 Song: Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da - Marmalade