What Happened on September 29, 1968

Historical Events

Sports History

Carl Yastrzemski .3005 avg wins his 2nd straight batting crown

  • Chuck Latourette, sets NFL record 47.7 yd punt return avg (3 punts)

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Skolnick, American heavy metal and jazz guitarist (Testament; Trans-Siberia Orchestra), born in Berkeley, California
  • Luke Goss, English actor (Traffick) and musician (Bros. - "I Owe You Nothing"), born in London, England
  • Matt Goss, English singer-songwriter (Bros. - "I Owe You Nothing"), born in London, England
  • Mika H√§kkinen, Finnish auto racer (World F1 Champion 1998, 99), born in Vantaa, Finland
  • Patrick Burns, American television presenter, born in Highland Park, Illinois
  • Samir Soni, Indian actor (Parichay - Nayee Zindagi Kay Sapno Ka)
1968 Highlights

About September 29, 1968

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 4 months and 9 days
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