November 1968 calendar

November 1968

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in November 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.

But much more happened on November 1968: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 1968?


  • 01 Nov 1968 Detroit Tiger Denny McLain unanimously wins AL Cy Young Award
  • 02 Nov 1968 Her First Roman closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC after 17 performances
  • 03 Nov 1968 Bob Packwood is elected senator of Oregon
  • 04 Nov 1968 Battles between Jordan army and Al Fatah-arm forces
  • 05 Nov 1968 1st AL pitcher to win MVP, Denny McLain
  • 06 Nov 1968 Nixon elected 37th President of US, defeating Hubert Humphrey
  • 08 Nov 1968 Cynthia Lennon is granted a divorce from John Lennon.
  • 10 Nov 1968 Judy Rankin wins LPGA Corpus Christi Civitan Golf Open
  • 11 Nov 1968 John Lennon andYoko Ono appear nude on cover of 2 Virgins album
  • 12 Nov 1968 KSEL (now KAMC) TV channel 28 in Lubbock, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 13 Nov 1968 Bob Gibson edges Pete Rose to win NL MVP
  • 14 Nov 1968 National Turn in Your Draft Card Day features draft card burning
  • 15 Nov 1968 1st date in controversial Jim Bouton baseball diary Ball Four
  • 17 Nov 1968 Zorba opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 305 performances
  • 18 Nov 1968 Military coup in Mali, President Keita ousted
  • 19 Nov 1968 Mali military coup, President Modibo Keita flees
  • 20 Nov 1968 The Farmington Mine Disaster in Farmington, West Virginia, kills seventy-eight men.
  • 21 Nov 1968 Cin trades shortstop Leo Cardenas to Twins for pitcher Jim Merritt
  • 22 Nov 1968 1st interracial TV kiss
  • 23 Nov 1968 Milwaukee Bucks make their first NBA trade, giving Bob Love and Bob Weiss to Chicago Bulls for Flynn Robinson.
  • 24 Nov 1968 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Louise Suggs Golf Invitational
  • 26 Nov 1968 34th Heisman Trophy Award: O J Simpson, Southern California
  • 29 Nov 1968 John andYoko release their 1st album Two Virgins in the UK
  • 30 Nov 1968 56th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Rough Riders defeat Calgary Stampeder, 24-21
  • 05 Nov 1968 Richard Nixon is elected as 37th President of the United States.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in November 1968?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Hey Jude
  2. - Love Child
  3. - Those Were The Days
  4. - Little Green Apples
  5. - Magic Carpet Ride

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - The Good, The Bad And The Ugly
  2. - Lily The Pink
  3. - With A Little Help From My Friends
  4. - Ain't Got No / I Got Life / Do What You Gotta Do
  5. - Eloise


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in November 1968?

The Salzburg Connection by Helen MacInnes

The Salzburg Connection


He requested the dispatch of two operatives with proper training to Salzburg. Extreme measures may be necessary. In 1945, their thousand-year-old empire was falling around them, and the Allies on the heels. The Nazis hidden a sealed chest in dark …

The Case Against Congress by Drew Pearson and Jack Anderson

The Case Against Congress


This vintage hardcover is enhanced by the decorative dustjacket. The jacket has some wear from being stored on the edges. The book is bright and clean inside.

Testimony Of Two Men by Taylor Caldwell

Testimony Of Two Men


The lies that they told about Hambledon's brilliant young doctor might be forgotten one day. They could not forgive him for the lies he told them about them.

The Rich And The Super-Rich by Ferdinand Lundberg

The Rich And The Super-Rich


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

A Small Town in Germany by John le Carre

A Small Town in Germany


The New York Times bestseller Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, and The Spy Who Came In from the Cold, comes Tom Hiddleston. John le Carre's latest novel, A Legacy of Spies is now available.