On This Day

What Happened on May 10, 1968

Historical Events

  • Vietnam peace talks began in Paris between the US and North Vietnam

Famous Birthdays

  • Al Murray, British comedian
  • Erik Palladino, American actor
  • Julie Smith, softball infielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Glendora, California

Famous Deaths

  • Maurie Sievers, cricket medium-pacer (Austral v England 1936-37), dies
  • Philippa Bevans, British actress (Notorious Landlady, World of Henry Orient), dies at 55
  • Scotty Beckett, American actor (Our Gang, Listen Darling, Battleground), dies from either an overdose, or as a result from a beating at 38
1968 Highlights

About May 10, 1968

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 54 years and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Honey - Bobby Goldsboro
  • UK #1 Song: What A Wonderful World/Cabaret - Louis Armstrong