What Happened on October 23, 1968

Historical Events

  • "Maggie Flynn" opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 82 performances
  • American swimmer Kaye Hall sets a world record 1:06.2 to beat Canadian Elaine Tanner by 0.5s and win the 100m backstroke gold medal at the Mexico City Olympics

Famous Birthdays

  • Bettina Fulco Villella, Argentinian tennis star (1993 Futures), born in Mar Del Plata, Argentina
  • Kevin Henry, american NFL defensive end (Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Mound Bayou, Mississippi
Born in 1968

About October 23, 1968

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 7 months and 18 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: Those Were The Days - Mary Hopkin