What Happened on September 20, 1968

Historical Events

Baseball Record

Mickey Mantle hits final career homer # 536

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Waller, gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • Eric Turner, American NFL safety (Cleveland Browns), born in Ventura, California
  • Leah Pinsent, Canadian actress (April Fool's Day), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Tim Rogers, Australian singer and songwriter ("You Am I"), born in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia,

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Pelleg [Pollack], Czech-Israeli harpsichordist, pianist, conductor and educator, dies at 57
1968 Highlights

About September 20, 1968

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 4 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Harper Valley P.T.A. - Jeannie C. Riley
  • UK #1 Song: Those Were The Days - Mary Hopkin