What Happened on March 30, 1968

Historical Events

  • 122nd Grand National: 20-year old Brian Fletcher aboard 100/7 chance Red Alligator rides the first of 3 GN victories
  • General Ludvik Svoboda elected president of Czechoslovakia

Famous Birthdays

Celine DionCeline Dion (55 years old)

Canadian singer ("My Heart Will Go On"; "The Power Of Love"; "Tell Him"), born in Charlemagne, Quebec

  • Donna D'Errico, American actress (Baywatch) and Playboy playmate (Sep, 1995), born in Dothan, Alabama
Born in 1968

Famous Deaths

  • Bobby Driscoll, American Academy Juvenile Award-winning actor (Song Of The South; The Window), dies of heart failure at 31 [date reflects discovery of his body in a deserted NYC tenement]

About March 30, 1968

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 2 months and 5 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