What Happened on March 10, 1968

Historical Events

  • North Vietnamese and communist Laotion troops overrun a secret US radar facility, Lima Site 85, on a Laos mountaintop

Famous Birthdays

  • Felice Arena, Australian children's author (Specky Magee), born in Kyabram, Australia
  • Thio Li-ann, Singaporean law academic and Nominated Member of Parliament

Famous Deaths

  • Helen Walker, American actress (Brewster's Million, Lucky Jordan), dies of cancer at 47
1968 Highlights

About March 10, 1968

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 10 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay - Otis Redding
  • UK #1 Song: Cinderella Rockefella - Esther & Abi Ofarim