What Happened on November 20, 1968

Historical Events

  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeff Tarango, American tennis player (famously defaults match 1995 Wimbledon), born in Manhattan Beach, California
  • Keith Rucker, NFL defensive tackle (Cin Bengals), born in University Park, Illinois
  • Richard Clarke, Canadian sailor Finn (Olympics 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario

Famous Deaths

  • Cathy Lewis, American actress (Deidre-Hazel), dies of cancer at 50
  • Helen Gardner, American silent film actress (Sandra), dies at 84
1968 Highlights

About November 20, 1968

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 2 months and 11 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: The Good The Bad And The Ugly - Hugo Montenegro & His Orchestra & Chorus