What Happened on May 15, 1968

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Premier

"Wonderwall" with George Harrison premieres at Cannes Film Festival

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison
  • 1st AL game played in Milwaukee, is a 4-2 California win against Chicago
  • A tornado strikes Jonesboro Arkansas at 10 PM, killing 36

Appears on tv showTV Show Appearance

Paul McCartney & John Lennon appear on Johnny Carson Show to promote Apple records, Joe Garagiola is substitute host

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney
Comedian and TV Host Johnny Carson
Comedian and TV Host
Johnny Carson

Famous Birthdays

  • Cecilia Malmström, Swedish politician
  • James "Jim" Neil, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Leroy Hoard, NFL running back (Cleveland Browns, Minnesota Vikings)
  • Seth Putnam, American musician
  • Todd Porter, NJ, actor (Hamilton-Whiz Kids)