On This Day

What Happened on May 7, 1968

Famous Birthdays

  • Eagle Eye Cherry, Swedish pop rock singer-songwriter ("Save Tonight"), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Joe King, American NFL safety (Oakland Raiders), born in Dallas, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • Craig Wood, American golfer (US Masters, US Open 1941), dies of a heart attack at 66
  • Lurleen Wallace, American politician (46th Governor of Alabama, 1967-68), dies at 41
1968 Highlights

About May 7, 1968

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 54 years and 15 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