Your place in the Universe on 1968
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1968 (MCMLXVIII in Roman Numerals) was the year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1968th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations.
Is 1968 a year special to you? If so you may like to discover what 1968 was famous for, who won the Oscars and the Nobel Prizes in 1968, who was Time's Person of the Year in 1968, which books, music and movies were top of the charts in 1968, what Chinese zodiac sign is associated to 1968, what babynames were most popular that year, what was the World population on that year and what happend in 1968.
On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about 1968 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.
In 1968, during the 41st Academy Awards Cerimony, held on 14/04/1969 the following movies, actors, actresses and directors were awarded with the Oscar in 5 categories honoring the films released in 1968:
The most popular and best selling books in 1968 were:
According to the Chinese Zodiac and Astrology 1968 was the Year of the Monkey.
Discover Zodiac Sign Characteristics and Personality Traits of people born under the Monkey sign.
The 3 most popular baby names in 1968 were Michael, David and John for boys and Lisa, Michelle and Kimberly for girls according to the US Census Bureau historical records.
The Top # 10 male names given to baby boys in 1968 in the USA according to the US Census Bureau historical records were:
The Top # 10 female names given to baby girls in 1968 in the USA according to the US Census Bureau historical records were:
The number 1 song in the USA in 1968, i.e. the best selling and most popular song of tha year, was Hey Jude by The Beatles
The Music Chart in the USA in 1968 with the top 10 most popular songs, was:
The number 1 song in the UK in 1968, i.e. the best selling and most popular song of tha year, was Those Were The Days by Mary Hopkin
The Music Chart in the UK in 1968 with the top 10 most popular songs, was:
The most popular movies and box office hits in 1968 were:
The world population in 1968 was 3,551,599,127 people according to data by United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. This figure includes both urban and rural populations. The urban population at that time accounted for 36.0% of the total population, which is roughly 1.3 billion individuals.The annual population change in 1968 was an increase of +72.7 million people, representing a percentage increase of +2.09% over the previous year.The average population density in 1968 was 15 persons per square mile (or 24 persons per square kilometer).
Here's what happened in 1968: