What Happened on July 31, 1968

Historical Events

  • The Beatles close Apple Boutique in London, giving clothes away for free

Famous Birthdays

  • Andre Ware, American College Football Hall of Fame quarterback (Heisman Trophy 1989, U of Houston; Detroit Lions; Toronto Argonauts), born in Galveston, Texas
Born in 1968

Famous Deaths

  • Gertrude Short, actress (Stella Dallas, Blonde Venus), dies at 66
1968 Highlights

About July 31, 1968

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 7 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Hello, I Love You - The Doors
  • UK #1 Song: Mony Mony - Tommy James & The Shondells