What Happened on March 20, 1968

Historical Events

Event of Interest

LBJ signs a bill removing gold backing from US paper money

  • Military intervene in South-Yemen (leftist ministers resign)

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric Viscaal, Dutch soccer star (PSV/AA Gent)
  • Ultra Naté, American musician (If You Could Read My Mind), born in Havre de Grace, Maryland
Born in 1968

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Theodor Dreyer, Danish film director (Passion of Jeanne d'Arc), dies at 79

About March 20, 1968

Day of the Week: Wednesday
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