What Happened on January 13, 1968

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Hallelujah, Baby!" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 293 performances
  • "Illya Darling" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 320 performances
  • Minn North Stars center Bill Masterton fatally injured (dies on 15th)

Famous Birthdays

  • Chara, Japanese singer and actress
  • Kelly Boucher, Canadian basketball forward (1996 & 2000 Olympics), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • Mike Whitlow, English footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Masterson, NHL player for the Minnesota Northstars checked into the boards, dies two days later