What Happened on May 22, 1968

Historical Events

Baseball Record

Pittsburgh Pirates future Baseball HOF outfielder Willie Stargell hits 3 HRs, a double and a single in a 13-6 rout of the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Levine, Baseball pitcher (Chicago White Sox), born in Park Ridge, Illinois
  • Carmie Vairo, softball infielder (Olympics 1996), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Kevin Carolan, American actor and comedian
  • Mike Harbold, sprint kayaker (Olympics 1996), born in Oakland, California
  • Randy Brown, American NBA point guard and executive (NBA C'ship 1996-98, Chicago Bulls), born in Chicago, Illinois
1968 Highlights

About May 22, 1968

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

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