Sunday September 15, 1968

US date format: 9/15/1968, UK date format: 15/9/1968

The day of the week was Sunday, under the astrological sign of Virgo (see Chinese Zodiac and Moon Sign on September 15, 1968).

Famous birthdays on this day include Danny Nucci and Rich Robertson.

The number one song in US was People Got To Be Free by The Rascals. Hey Jude by The Beatles was #1 song in the UK.

Funny Girl, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1968 while Heaven Help Us! by Herbert Tarr was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Fantastic Voyage. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi.

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

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September 15, 1968 Events

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Historical Events

  • Barbra Streisand: A Happening in Central Park Show on CBS TV
  • Carol Mann wins LPGA Shirley Englehorn Golf Invitational
  • Launch of Zond 5, 1st lunar fly-around with Earth reentry
  • New York Zendo (Shoboji) was opened by S Nakagawa and D S Harada
  • Probable Test flight for a manned fly-around
  • WUAB TV channel 43 in Lorain-Cleveland, OH (IND) begins broadcasting
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See also

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September 15, 1968 Famous Birthdays


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If September 15, 1968 is your birthday you are 54 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on September 15.

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Movies

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Funny Girl

Funny Girl

Release year: 1968

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Barbra Streisand, Omar Sharif, Kay Medford, Anne Francis

Country: United States of America

Hot Millions

Hot Millions

Release year: 1968

Directed by: Eric Till

Starring: Peter Ustinov, Maggie Smith, Karl Malden, Bob Newhart

The Girls

The Girls

Release year: 1968

Directed by: Mai Zetterling

Starring: Bibi Andersson, Harriet Andersson, Gunnel Lindblom, Gunnar Björnstrand

Duffy

Duffy

Release year: 1968

Directed by: Robert Parrish

Starring: James Coburn, James Mason, James Fox, Susannah York

How to Steal the World

How to Steal the World

Release year: 1968

Directed by: Sutton Roley

Starring: Robert Vaughn, David McCallum, Barry Sullivan, Eleanor Parker

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Music charts

What was the number one song on September 15, 1968? Which were the top hits on September 15, 1968?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - People Got To Be Free
  2. - Harper Valley P.T.A.
  3. - Light My Fire
  4. - Born To Be Wild
  5. - 1,2,3 Red Light

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Hey Jude
  2. - I've Gotta Get A Message To You
  3. - Those Were The Days
  4. - Do It Again
  5. - I Say A Little Prayer

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - You're All I Need To Get By
  2. - You Met Your Match
  3. - Love Makes A Woman
  4. - Please Return Your Love To Me
  5. - Slip Away
Sport Games on September 15, 1968

Sport Games on September 15, 1968


NFL

American Football
  • Cleveland Browns - New Orleans Saints : 24 - 10
  • Detroit Lions - Dallas Cowboys : 13 - 59
  • New York Giants - Pittsburgh Steelers : 34 - 20
  • Philadelphia Eagles - Green Bay Packers : 13 - 30
  • San Francisco 49ers - Baltimore Colts : 10 - 27
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TV Series

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Fantastic Voyage

Fantastic Voyage

Release year: 1968

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Best of Enemies

Best of Enemies

Release year: 1968

Directed by: Morgan Neville

Dad's Army

Dad's Army

Release year: 1968

Directed by: Oliver Parker

A Muralha

A Muralha

Release year: 1968

Directed by: Carlos Araujo

Julia

Julia

Release year: 1968

Country: United States of America

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Heaven Help Us! by Herbert Tarr

Heaven Help Us!

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"This book is very funny and should calm some anxieties of curious gentiles who are unsure what actually happens inside the fancy synagogue at 13th Avenue...

The Rich And The Super-Rich by Ferdinand Lundberg

The Rich And The Super-Rich

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A book that told the story about the lords and glittering clans of wealth was published thirty years ago.

Red Sky At Morning by Richard Bradford

Red Sky At Morning

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This classic story about coming of age during World War II focuses on the timeless spirit of youth, and the important values in life.

Between Parent And Child by Haim G. Ginott

Between Parent And Child

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Between Parent and Child has been helping millions of parents worldwide strengthen their relationships with children for the past 35 years.

Or I'Ll Dress You In Mourning by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre

Or I'Ll Dress You In Mourning

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With the authors of Is Paris Burning, they take you from the City of Light to The Suit of Lights. They trace the rise of El Cordobes, a matador, from an anonymous, poor boyhood to

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Hamurabi

Hamurabi

Platform: PDP-8, Personal computer

Genre: Strategy game, Text-based game

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on September 15, 1968?

On September 15, 1968 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is September 15, 1968?

On September 15, 1968 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on September 15, 1968?

On September 15, 1968 the US President was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on September 15, 1968?

On September 15, 1968 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on September 15, 1968?

On September 15, 1968 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on September 15, 1968?

On September 15, 1968 several famous people were born including, Danny Nucci, Rich Robertson, Dirk Medved.

Which famous people died on September 15, 1968?

Famous people died on September 15, 1968 include, José Kentenich.

What was the number one song in September 15, 1968?

The number one song in the week of September 15, 1968 was People Got To Be Free by The Rascals in US and Hey Jude by The Beatles in UK.

What were the top hits on September 15, 1968?

The top hits on September 15, 1968 were People Got To Be Free by The Rascals, Harper Valley P.T.A. by Jeannie C. Riley, Light My Fire by Jose Feliciano in US and Hey Jude by The Beatles, I've Gotta Get A Message To You by The Bee Gees, Those Were The Days by Mary Hopkin in UK.