What Happened on July 17, 1968

Historical Events

  • Bloodless coup in Iraq led by General Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr
  • The Beatles' animated film "Yellow Submarine" premieres in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Beth Littleford, American comedian, born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Bitty Schram, American actress, born in New York
Born in 1968

About July 17, 1968

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 10 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Grazing In The Grass - Hugh Masekela
  • UK #1 Song: Baby Come Back - Equals