What Happened on February 10, 1968

Historical Events

  • "Spooky" by Classics IV hits #3

Olympic Gold

American 2-time world champion Peggy Fleming comfortably wins Olympic women's figure skating gold medal at the Grenoble Winter Games

Famous Birthdays

  • Atika Suri, Indonesian television newscaster, born in Riau, Indonesia
  • Peter Popovic, Swedish NHL defenseman (Montreal Canadiens), born in K√∂ping, Sweden
  • Ryan Bowen, American baseball pitcher (Florida Marlins), born in Fort Madison, Iowa

Famous Deaths

  • Pitirim Sorokin, Russian-American sociologist (Social mobility), dies at 79
1968 Highlights

About February 10, 1968

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 11 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Love Is Blue (L'amour Est Bleu) - Paul Mauriat And His Orchestra
  • UK #1 Song: Mighty Quinn - Manfred Mann