What Happened on June 30, 1968

Historical Events

  • East German Communist Party leader Walter Ulbricht receives "Order of October Revolution"
  • Gaullists win French parliamentary election, 358 of 458 seats

Famous Birthdays

  • Dan Peltier, American baseball outfielder (SF Giants), born in Clifton Park, New York
  • Peter Miller, Canadian CFL linebacker (BC Lions), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Philip Anselmo, American heavy metal musician (Pantera), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

Famous Deaths

  • John Gough, American actor (Smooth as Satin, In the Land of the Tortilla, Circus Kid), dies at 73
1968 Highlights

About June 30, 1968

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 2 months and 24 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