What Happened on March 7, 1968

Historical Events

  • The BBC broadcasts the news for the first time in color on television

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeff Kent, American MLB infielder (NY Mets), born in Bellflower, California
  • Ricky Proehl, American NFL wide receiver (Seattle Seahawks, Chicago Bears), born in New York City
1968 Highlights

About March 7, 1968

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 10 months and 29 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