On This Day

What Happened on July 13, 1968

Historical Events

British Golf Open

British Open Men's Golf, Carnoustie: South African Gary Player wins second of his 3 Open titles, 2 strokes clear of Bob Charles and Jack Nicklaus; 5th of Player's 9 major titles

  • French government-Couve de Murville forms

Famous Birthdays

  • Christian Taylor, British screenwriter
  • Kai Bjorn, CFL offensive linebacker (Montreal Alouettes)
  • Robert Gant, American actor
  • Silke Meier, Wiesbaden Germany, tennis star (1994 Futures-Bad Gogging)
1968 Highlights

About July 13, 1968

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 10 months and 11 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