What Happened on February 22, 1968

Historical Events

Music History

Rock group Genesis release their 1st record "Silent Sun"

Famous Birthdays

  • Bradley Nowell, American ska musician (Sublime), born in Long Beach, California (d. 1996)
  • James Allison, British Formula 1 Technical Director of Mercedes-AMG, born in Louth, Lincolnshire
  • Jeri Ryan, American actress (7 of 9-Star Trek Voyager), born in Munich, Germany
  • Shawn Graham, Canadian politician, born in Rexton, Canada

Famous Deaths

  • Omer CFL Tulippe, Belgian geographer, dies at 71
  • Peter Arno, American cartoonist (New Yorker), dies at 64
1968 Highlights

About February 22, 1968

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 11 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Love Is Blue (L'amour Est Bleu) - Paul Mauriat And His Orchestra
  • UK #1 Song: Cinderella Rockefella - Esther & Abi Ofarim