Tuesday July 23, 1968
US date format: 7/23/1968, UK date format: 23/7/1968
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see zodiac on July 23, 1968). 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.
Famous people born on this day include Beth Ehlers and Stephanie Seymour.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Grazing In The Grass by Hugh Masekela.
In UK Baby Come Back by The Equals was in the top 5 hits.
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter, directed by Robert Ellis Miller, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1968
while Or I'Ll Dress You In Mourning by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre was one of the best selling book.
On TV people were watching Dad's Army.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 23, 1968?
- Papua New Guinea - Remembrance Day
- Egypt - Revolution Day (1952)
- St. Liborius
- Catholic - the feasts of at least 2 saints: St. Apollinaris
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- Fred Blasie wins 5th wrestling world championship belt.
- Glenville Shootout: in Cleveland, Ohio, a violent shootout between a Black Militant organization led by Ahmed Evans and the Cleveland Police Department occurs. During the shootout, a riot begins and lasts for five days.
- The only successful hijacking of an El Al aircraft takes place when a Boeing 707 carrying 10 crew and 38 passengers is taken over by three members of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine. The aircraft was en route from Rome, Italy, to Lod, Israel.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 23, 1968?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on July 23, 1968?
On July 23, 1968 the day of the week was Tuesday.
What zodiac sign is July 23, 1968?
On July 23, 1968 the zodiac sign was Leo.
Who was the US President on July 23, 1968?
On July 23, 1968 the US President was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 23, 1968?
On July 23, 1968 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).
Who was the Pope on July 23, 1968?
On July 23, 1968 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on July 23, 1968?
On July 23, 1968 several famous people were born including, Beth Ehlers, Stephanie Seymour, David Proux.
Which famous people died on July 23, 1968?
Famous people died on July 23, 1968 include, Don Lillis, Henry Hallett Dale.
What was the number one song in July 23, 1968?
The number one song in the week of July 23, 1968 was Grazing In The Grass by Hugh Masekela in US and Baby Come Back by The Equals in UK.
What were the top hits on July 23, 1968?
The top hits on July 23, 1968 were Grazing In The Grass by Hugh Masekela, Lady Willpower by Gary Puckett, Stoned Soul Picnic by The 5th Dimension in US and Baby Come Back by The Equals, I Pretend by Des O'Connor, Son Of Hickory Holler's Tramp by OC Smith in UK.