What Happened on October 31, 1968

Historical Events

  • Milwaukee Bucks win their 1st game beating Detroit 138-118 (6th game)
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event of Interest

US President Lyndon B. Johnson orders a halt to all bombing of North Vietnam


1968 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Antonio Davis, American NBA forward-center (Indiana Pacers), born in Oakland, California
  • Eddie Taubensee, American baseball catcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Beeville, Texas
Born in 1968

Famous Weddings

Davy Jones

British "Monkees" singer Davy Jones (22) weds American actress Linda Haines (23); divorce in 1975

Famous Deaths

  • Malcolm Hale, American musician (Spanky and Our Gang), dies of monoxide poisoning at 27

About October 31, 1968

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 11 months and 3 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