On This Day

What Happened on November 23, 1968

Historical Events

  • Milwaukee Bucks make their 1st NBA trade, giving Bob Love & Bob Weiss to Chicago Bulls for Flynn Robinson

Musical Finale

Musical revue "Noël Coward's Sweet Potato" closes at Booth Theatre, NYC, after 44 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Hamid Hassani, Iranian scholar and lexicographer, born in Saqqez, Iran
  • John O'Neill, American field hockey midfielder (Olympics 1996), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Kirsty Young, Scottish television journalist, born in East Kilbride, United Kingdom
1968 Highlights

About November 23, 1968

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 7 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Hey Jude - The Beatles
  • UK #1 Song: The Good The Bad And The Ugly - Hugo Montenegro & His Orchestra & Chorus