What Happened on February 6, 1968

Historical Events

  • Dutch 2nd Chamber condemns US bombing of North Vietnam

Event of Interest

Former President Dwight Eisenhower shot a hole-in-one

  • KESD TV channel 8 in Brookings, SD (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • X Winter Olympic Games opens in Grenoble, France
1968 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Adolfo Valencia, Colombian footballer, born in Buenaventura, Colombia
  • Akira Yamaoka, Japanese composer, born in Niigata, Japan
Born in 1968

Famous Deaths

  • C. Montague Shaw, Australian actor (Buck Rogers; Zorro's Fighting Legion), dies at 85

About February 6, 1968

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 3 months and 23 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: Everlasting Love - Love Affair