What Happened on March 18, 1968

Historical Events

  • US Congress repeals requirement for a gold reserve
  • WVER TV channel 28 in Rutland, VT (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • WVTA TV channel 41 in Windsor, VT (PBS) begins broadcasting
1968 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Eudes, duc d'Angoulême, French prince
  • Paul Marsden, British writer, politician (Member of Parliament, 1997-2005), and businessman, born in Frodsham, Cheshire, England
  • Shinichiro Miki, Japanese seiyu (voice actor)
Born in 1968

Famous Deaths

  • Manuel Gómez Carrillo, Argentine composer, dies at 85

About March 18, 1968

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 2 months and 16 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: The Legend Of Xanadu - Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich