1968 facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1930s  1940s  1950s  – 1960s –  1970s  1980s  1990s
Years: 1965 1966 196719681969 1970 1971

1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar.

Events

Births

Deaths

Movies released

  • 2001: A Space Odyessy
  • Barbarella
  • No Way to Treat a Lady
  • The Odd Couple
  • Yellow Submarine
  • Once Upon A Time in West
  • Oliver!
  • Rosemary's Baby
  • Night of the Living Dead

New books

  • Flight 714 by Herge
  • M*A*S*H by Richard Hooker

Hit songs

  • "Born To Be Wild" – Steppenwolf
  • "Dance To The Music" – Sly & The Family Stone
  • "Harper Valley P.T.A" – Jeannie C. Riley
  • "Hello, I Love You" – The Doors
  • "Hey Jude"/"Revolution" – The Beatles
  • "Judy In Disguise (With Glasses)" – John Fred & his Playboy Band
  • "Jumpin' Jack Flash" – Rolling Stones
  • "Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Was In)" – Kenny Rogers and The First Edition
  • "Lady Madonna" – The Beatles
  • "Chain of Fools" – Aretha Franklin
  • "Valleri" – The Monkees
  • "Mony Mony" – Tommy James & the Shondells
  • "Mrs. Robinson" – Simon and Garfunkel
  • "(Sittin' On The) Dock Of The Bay" – Otis Redding
  • "Sunshine Of Your Love" – Cream
  • "This Guy's in Love With You" – Herb Alpert
  • "Midnight Confessions" – The Grass Roots
  • "Classical Gas" – Mason Williams

1968 Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.