What Happened on January 30, 1968

Historical Events

  • 1968 NFL Draft: Ron Yary from USC first pick by Minnesota Vikings
  • Bobby Goldsboro records his biggest hit, "Honey"
  • Viet Cong and the North Vietnamese launch the Tet offensive against South Vietnames and US forces
1968 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Nardella, Italian-American ice hockey defenseman (Team Italy 1998, Chicago Wolves), born in Melrose Park, Illinois

Felipe VIFelipe VI (55 years old)

King of Spain (2014-), born in Madrid, Spain

  • Trevor Dunn, American musician (Mr. Bungle; Fantômas; Secret Chiefs 3), born in Eureka, California
Born in 1968

Famous Deaths

  • Tsugouharu Foujita, Japanese-French painter and printmaker, dies at 81

About January 30, 1968

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 4 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Green Tambourine - The Lemon Pipers
  • UK #1 Song: Everlasting Love - Love Affair