What Happened on January 19, 1968

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Northern Ireland Prime Minister Terence O'Neill calls for "a new endeavour by organisations in Northern Ireland to cross denominational barriers and advance the cause of better community relations"

  • WKBF TV channel 61 in Cleveland, Ohio (IND) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Marty Conlon, American NBA forward (Milwaukee Bucks), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Whitfield Crane [William Whitfield Crane IV], American rock musician (Ugly Kid Joe - "Mad Man"; "Too Bad"), born in Palo Alto, California
Born in 1968

Famous Deaths

  • Ray Harroun, American auto racer (inaugural Indianapolis 500 1911; Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 2000), dies at 89

About January 19, 1968

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 4 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Judy In Disguise (With Glasses) - John Fred And The Playboys
  • UK #1 Song: The Ballad Of Bonnie And Clyde - Georgie Fame