What Happened on March 21, 1968

Historical Events

  • "Royals" chosen as the name of new KC AL franchise
  • Hill, Hawkins & Coghill's musical premieres in London
  • Israeli forces cross Jordan River to attack PLO bases

Historic Event

Portuguese socialist Mário Soares banished to Sao Tomé, having been arrested by secret police under dictator António de Oliveira Salazar

Famous Birthdays

  • DJ Premier (Preemo), hip hop producer
  • Erwin Vanderbroeck, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC)
  • Jeff Lazaro, Waltham Mass, US hockey forward (Olympics 1994)
  • Johan Garpenlov, NHL left wing (Florida Panthers), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Vincent Courtois, French classically trained jazz cellist, born in Paris, France
1968 Highlights

About March 21, 1968

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 10 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay - Otis Redding
  • UK #1 Song: Lady Madonna - The Beatles