What Happened on May 19, 1968

Historical Events

  • 20th Emmy Awards: "Get Smart", "Mission Impossible" & Barbara Bain win
  • Frank Howard fails to homer, after hitting 10 in 6 consecutive games
  • Pirate Radio Brumble of Northern England 1st heard

Famous Birthdays

  • James Parrish, NFL outside linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Jeanne Basone, Brubank California, wrestler (Hollywood-GLOW)
  • Mark Janssens, Surrey, NHL center (Hartford Whalers)
  • Paul Justin, NFL quarterback (Indianapolis Colts)
1968 Highlights

About May 19, 1968

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 6 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Tighten Up - Archie Bell & The Drells
  • UK #1 Song: Young Girl - Union Gap Featuring Gary Puckett