On This Day

What Happened on June 19, 1968

Historical Events

  • 50,000 participate in Solidarity Day March of Poor People's Campaign

Famous Birthdays

  • Alastair Lynch, Australian rules footballer
  • Jud Buechler, NBA guard/forward (Chicago Bulls)

Famous Deaths

  • James Joseph Sweeney, American Catholic prelate, dies at 70
1968 Highlights

About June 19, 1968

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 1 month and 24 days
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