What Happened on March 3, 1968

Historical Events

  • "Here's Where I Belong" opens/closes at Billy Rose Theater NYC
  • Greek, Portuguese & Spanish embassies bombed in the Hague

Sports History

In a blockbuster trade, Toronto Maple Leafs send future Hockey Hall of Fame left wing Frank Mahovlich to the rival Detroit Red Wings

Sports History

Jean Béliveau (Montreal) becomes 2nd NHLer to score 1,000 pts

  • Pirate station "Radio Caroline" goes off the air when its ships Mi Amigo and Caroline are boarded and seized before the day's broadcasting began
1968 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Cox, English physicist and musician (BBC Wonders of... series), born in Oldham, England
  • Brian Leetch, NHL defenseman (Team USA, NY Rangers), born in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • Diann Roffe-Steinrotter, alpine skier (Olympic gold/silver-92), born in Warsaw, New York
  • Scott Radinsky, Simi Valley CA, pitcher (LA Dodgers)
Born in 1968

About March 3, 1968

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 2 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Love Is Blue (L'amour Est Bleu) - Paul Mauriat And His Orchestra
  • UK #1 Song: Cinderella Rockefella - Esther & Abi Ofarim