What Happened on May 28, 1968

Historical Events

Album Release

Fantasy Records releases the self-titled debut album "Creedence Clearwater Revival", on leader John Fogerty's 23rd birthday; it feature's their cover of Dale Hawkin's "Susie Q"

  • MLB: AL announces it is splitting into 2 divisions
  • MLB: NL grants San Diego Padres a franchise

Historic Event

Senator Eugene McCarthy wins Democratic presidential primary in Oregon

Famous Birthdays

Kylie MinogueKylie Minogue (54 years old)

Australian pop singer-songwriter ("Can't Get You Out of My Head"), and actress, born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

  • Sandra Bacher, half-heavyweight judoka (Olympics, 1992, 1996), born in Long Island, New York
  • Tomas P Pukstys, javelin thrower (Olympics 8th 1996), born in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Corbett Davis, American NFL football fullback, 1938-42 (Cleveland Rams), dies of a ruptured spleen in a boating accident at 53
  • Fyodor Matveyevich Okhlopkov, Yakut-born Soviet sniper (b. 1908)
1968 Highlights

About May 28, 1968

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 6 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Mrs. Robinson - Simon & Garfunkel
  • UK #1 Song: Young Girl - Union Gap Featuring Gary Puckett