On This Day

What Happened on June 17, 1968

Historical Events

  • Belgium government of Eyskens-Merlot forms
  • KQEC TV channel 32 in San Francisco, California (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Ohio Express' "Yummy Yummy Yummy" goes gold

Famous Deaths

  • José Nasazzi, Uruguayan soccer defender (41 caps; captain FIFA World Cup 1930; CA Bella Vista 322 games), dies at 67
1968 Highlights

About June 17, 1968

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 2 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: This Guy's In Love With You - Herb Alpert
  • UK #1 Song: Jumpin' Jack Flash - The Rolling Stones