Friday April 26, 1968
US date format: 4/26/1968, UK date format: 26/4/1968
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see zodiac on April 26, 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 Daniela Nardini and David Taboureau.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Honey by Bobby Goldsboro.
In UK What A Wonderful World / Cabaret by Louis Armstrong was in the top 5 hits.
The Odd Couple, directed by Gene Saks, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1968
while The President'S Plane Is Missing by Robert J. Serling was one of the best selling book.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 26, 1968?
- World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
- Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
- Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
- Tanzania - Union Day.
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- US underground nuclear test, Boxcar, 1 megaton device
- Students seize administration building at Ohio State.
- US performs underground nuclear test of "Boxcar", a one megaton device, at Nevada Test Site.
- The nuclear weapon quotBoxcarquot is tested at the Nevada Test Site in the biggest detonation of Operation Crosstie.
Belgian kayaker in the Atlanta Olympics...
Egypt; US field hockey forward...
French international DJ and record...
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German photographer and activist (d....
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 26, 1968?
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Top #5 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #5 R&B songs
- James Brown And The Famous Flames - I Got The Feelin'
- Aretha Franklin - (Sweet Sweet Baby) Since You've Been Gone
- The Intruders - Cowboys To Girls
- Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - If You Can Want
- The Sweet Inspirations - Sweet Inspiration
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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What news were making the headlines those days in April 1968?
- LIFE: Former French intelligence chief Philippe Thyraud de Vosjoli
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: John Updike -- Apr. 26, 1968
- SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8072
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on April 26, 1968?
On April 26, 1968 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is April 26, 1968?
On April 26, 1968 the zodiac sign was Taurus.
Who was the US President on April 26, 1968?
On April 26, 1968 the US President was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 26, 1968?
On April 26, 1968 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).
Who was the Pope on April 26, 1968?
On April 26, 1968 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on April 26, 1968?
On April 26, 1968 several famous people were born including, Daniela Nardini, David Taboureau, Ahmed Elmaghraby in Suez.
Which famous people died on April 26, 1968?
Famous people died on April 26, 1968 include, John Heartfield.
What was the number one song in April 26, 1968?
The number one song in the week of April 26, 1968 was Honey by Bobby Goldsboro in US and What A Wonderful World / Cabaret by Louis Armstrong in UK.
What were the top hits on April 26, 1968?
The top hits on April 26, 1968 were Honey by Bobby Goldsboro, Cry Like A Baby by The Box Tops, Young Girl by Union Gap in US and What A Wonderful World / Cabaret by Louis Armstrong, Congratulations by Cliff Richard, Delilah by Tom Jones in UK.