What Happened on July 12, 1968

Historical Events

  • Couve de Murville forms government in France
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Catherine Plewinski, French swimmer

Famous Weddings

  • American "The Monkees" singer Micky Dolenz (23) weds British model and television presenter Samantha Juste (24); divorce in 1975
1968 Highlights

About July 12, 1968

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 2 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: This Guy's In Love With You - Herb Alpert
  • UK #1 Song: Baby Come Back - Equals