What Happened on October 8, 1968

Historical Events

  • Dutch aircraft carrier Karel Doorman (formerly British HMS Venerable) sold to Argentina

Famous Birthdays

  • Ali Benarbia, Algerian footballer, born in Oran, Algeria
  • Emily Procter, American actress (West Wing, CSI: Miami), born in Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Zvonimir Boban, Croatian football player and Deputy Secretary General of FIFA, born in Imotski, Croatia
1968 Highlights

About October 8, 1968

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 54 years and 4 months
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Hey Jude - The Beatles
  • UK #1 Song: Those Were The Days - Mary Hopkin