What Happened on March 6, 1968

Famous Birthdays

  • Carla McGhee, American basketball forward (Olympic gold, 1996), born in Peoria, Illinois
  • Michael Romeo, American musician (Symphony X)
  • Moira Kelly, actress (Cutting Edge)

Famous Deaths

  • Frans Hin, Dutch yachtsman (Olympic gold 12' Dinghy 1920; aged 14 years 163 days), dies at 62
  • Isa Krejci, Czech composer, dies at 63
  • Joseph Martin Jr., American politician (Rep-R-Massachusetts 1925-67, Speaker of the House, 1947-49, 1953-55), dies at 83
1968 Highlights

About March 6, 1968

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 10 months and 24 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