What Happened on July 8, 1968

Historical Events

  • Israeli-Egyptian artillery duel along Suez Canal

Famous Birthdays

  • Akio Suyama, Japanese seiyu
  • Billy Crudup, American actor (The Morning Show), born in Manhasset, New York
  • Glen Featherstone, Canadian NHL defenseman (Hartford Whalers), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Michael Weatherly, American actor (NCIS, Bull), born in NYC, New York

Famous Weddings

Reggie Jackson

Major League Baseball player Reggie Jackson (22) weds his college sweetheart Jennie Campos

1968 Highlights

About July 8, 1968

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 4 months and 27 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