On This Day

What Happened on June 21, 1968

Historical Events

  • 18th Berlin International Film Festival: "Who Saw Him Die?" wins the Golden Bear

Historic Event

US Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren announces he will resign once a successor is found

Famous Birthdays

  • (Reginald) "Jett" Pangan, Filipino Pinoy rock singer and guitarist (The Dawn), and actor, born in Manila, Philippines
  • Alastair Campbell Mackintosh, New Zealand coxless rower (Olympics 1996), born in Hamilton, New Zealand
  • Alisyn Camerota, American journalist (CNN Newsroom), born in Shrewsbury, New Jersey
  • Brandon Douglas, American actor (Dr Quinn, Father's Homecoming), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Darryl Shannon, Canadian NHL defenseman (Buffalo Sabres), born in Barrie, Ontario
  • Henry Newby, American NFL linebacker (Seattle Seahawks), born in Farrell, Pennsylvania
  • Sonique [Sonia Marina Clarke], British musician and DJ, born in London
1968 Highlights

About June 21, 1968

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 7 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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