On This Day

What Happened on March 17, 1968

Historical Events

  • 2-tiered gold price negotiated in Washington, D.C. by US & 6 European nations

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

Bee Gees make their US TV debut on "The Ed Sullivan Show" performing "To Love Somebody" and "Words"

Bee Gees Guitarist Maurice Gibb
Bee Gees Guitarist
Maurice Gibb
TV Host Ed Sullivan
TV Host
Ed Sullivan
Bee Gees Singer Barry Gibb
Bee Gees Singer
Barry Gibb

Famous Birthdays

  • Judy Mosley McAfee, WNBA forward (Sacramento Monarchs)
1968 Highlights

About March 17, 1968

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 8 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Pisces