Bill, aka the Crazy Clock Guy, aka Hey You (tallguy) wrote,
Bill, aka the Crazy Clock Guy, aka Hey You
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In 1968 (the year you were born)


Lyndon B. Johnson is president of the US


North Koreans seize USS Pueblo and 83 man crew in the Sea of Japan


Communist troops attack Saigon and 30 province capitals in the "Tet Offensive"


Martin Luther King is assassinated in Memphis, TN


Senator Robert F. Kennedy is shot in California after celebrating presidential primary victories


American troops destroy a town in South Vietnam in the "My Lai Massacre"


Peggy Fleming wins Olympics figure skating gold medal


The United States Congress repeals the requirement for a gold reserve to back US currency


Student protesters at Columbia University in New York City take over administration buildings and shut down the university


LL Cool J, Lisa Marie Presley, Jeri Ryan, Lucy Lawless, Celine Dion, Traci Lords, Tony Hawk, Kylie Minogue, and Sammy Sosa are born


Detroit Tigers win the World Series


Green Bay Packers win Superbowl II


Montreal Canadians win the Stanley Cup


2001: A Space Odyssey and Planet of the Apes are the top grossing movies


The rock musical Hair opens on Broadway


The Beatles' White Album and Simon and Garfunkel's Bookends are released


Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In, debuts on NBC



What Happened the Year You Were Born?


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