What Happened on November 2, 1968

Historical Events

  • "Her First Roman" closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC after 17 performances
  • A banned march in Derry, North Ireland, by members of the Derry Citizen's Action Committee (DCAC) is joined by thousands; due to the number of people taking part, the Royal Ulster Constabulary is unable to prevent it

Famous Birthdays

  • Brandi Brandt, American Playboy playmate (October, 1987). convicted of drug smuggling, born in Santa Clara, California

Famous Deaths

  • Ernst Hess, Swiss composer, dies at 56
1968 Highlights

About November 2, 1968

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 3 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Hey Jude - The Beatles
  • UK #1 Song: With A Little Help From My Friends - Joe Cocker