On This Day

What Happened on October 28, 1968

Famous Birthdays

  • Ernie Mills, NFL wide receiver (Pittsburgh Steelers, Carolina Panthers)
  • Glenn Clear, soccer player (Vitesse)
  • Marc Lièvremont, French rugby union footballer and coach
  • Rodney Thomas, NFL running back (Houston Oilers), born in Trinity, TX, (d. 2014)
  • Shawna Molcak, Cardston Alberta, basketball guard (Olympics 1996)
  • Stan Thomas, NFL tackle (Houston Oilers)

Famous Deaths

  • Henricus WJM Keuls, lawyer/poet, dies at 85
1968 Highlights

About October 28, 1968

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 7 months and 29 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