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Number of Records Matching Query: 76
 
THE BEATLES
EVENT
 
Event Date: Friday 5 January 1968
Summary: MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR TELEVISED. 1968 SHOWN IN COLOR ON BBC, 2 FOR THE FIRST TIME

ELVIS PRESLEY COMEBACK SPECIAL
EVENT
 
Event Date: Tuesday 3 December 1968
Description: Elvis Presleys 1968 Comeback Special
Summary: Elvis Presley's '68 Comeback Special airs on NBC. Although this special focuses more on the pop/rock side of his musical talents, the special will reinvigorate Presley's career in both the country and mainstream pop genres.

NUMBER 1 UK SINGLE
EVENT
 
Event Date: Monday 1 April 1968
Description: In March 1968, it was released as a single, backed with "The Inner Light."
Summary: "THE BEATLES ". "Lady Madonna" is a song by the Beatles, primarily written by Paul McCartney (credited to Lennon–McCartney). The song was recorded on 3 and 6 February 1968 before the Beatles left for India. This single was the last release by the band on Parlophone in the United Kingdom, where it reached No 1

JOHNNY CASH - PERFORMS AT FOLSOM PRISON
EVENT
 
Event Date: Saturday 13 January 1968
Description: Johnny Cash records his legendary concert at Folsom State Prison.
Summary: Johnny Cash records his legendary concert at Folsom State Prison. The resulting album, At Folsom Prison, becomes a huge international success and a cornerstone of his music catalog; the lead single, "Folsom Prison Blues"

NUMBER 1 UK SINGLE "CLIFF RICHARD"
EVENT
 
Event Date: Saturday 13 April 1968
Summary: "CONGRATULATIONS"

POPULAR TV SHOWS 1968
EVENT
 
Event Date: Monday 1 January 1968
Description: TOP TV SHOWS OF 1968
Summary: 1968-69 1 Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In NBC 2 Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. CBS 3 Bonanza NBC 4 Mayberry R.F.D. CBS 5 Family Affair CBS 6 Gunsmoke CBS 7 Julia NBC 8 The Dean Martin Show NBC 9 Here's Lucy CBS 10 The Beverly Hillbillies CBS 11 Mission: Impossible (tie) CBS 11 Bewitched (tie) ABC 11 The Red Skelton Hour (tie) CBS 14 My Three Sons CBS 15 The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour CBS 16 Ironside NBC 17 The Virginian NBC 18 The F.B.I. ABC 19 Green Acres CBS 20 Dragnet NBC

JOSH BROLIN
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 12 February 1968
Description: Actor, USA

NAOMI WATTS
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 28 September 1968
Description: Actress, GB

GARY COLEMAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 8 February 1968
Description: Actor, USA

ASHLEY JUDD
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 19 April 1968
Description: Actress

PATRICK WAITE
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 16 June 1968
Description: Bassist, UK

GINA JEFFREYS
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 1 April 1968
Description: Vocalist, Australia

JAMIE ONEAL
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 3 June 1968
Description: Vocalist, Australia

TERRI CLARK
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 5 August 1968
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, Canada

CELINE DION
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 30 March 1968
Description: Vocalist, Canada

DIANA MANGANO
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 2 June 1968
Description: Vocalist , Composer, USA

JASON DONOVAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 1 June 1968
Description: Vocalist , Actor, Australia

LISA MARIE PRESLEY
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 1 February 1968
Description: Vocalist , USA

MOLLY RINGWALD
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 18 February 1968
Description: Actress, Singer, Dancer, USA

STEPHANIE SARGENT
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 1 June 1968
Description: Guitarist.USA

ALEJANDRA GUZMAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 9 February 1968
Description: Vocalist , Actress, USA

KEITH NORRIS
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 8 January 1968
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist , Composer, USA

CUBA GOODING JR
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 2 January 1968
Description: Actor, USA

LUCY LIU
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 2 December 1968
Description: Actress, USA

KYLIE MINOGUE
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 28 May 1968
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Australia

RICKI LAKE
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 21 September 1968
Description: Actress, TV host, USA

RAZZLE
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 2 December 1968
Description: Drummer, UK

ESTHER OFARIM
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 13 June 1968
Description: Vocalist, Israeli

LYNN STRAIT
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 7 August 1968
Description: Vocalist , Composer, USA

FRANK WOODLEY
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 25 February 1968
Description: Stand-up, television, theatre, books, Australia

MICHELLE MELDRUM
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 28 September 1968
Description: Guitarist, USA

HUGH JACKMAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 12 October 1968
Description: Vocalist, Dancer, Actor, Australian

BRADLEY NOWELL
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 22 February 1968
Description: Vocalist, USA

TONI BRAXTON
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 7 October 1968
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Actress, USA

ALEX DESERT
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 18 July 1968
Description: Actor, Haitian-American

VANILLA ICE
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 31 October 1968
Description: Vocalist, USA

KENNY CHESNEY
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 26 March 1968
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA

ANASTACIA
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 17 September 1968
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

JULES ASNER
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 14 February 1968
Description: Television personality, writer, and former fashion model. USA

PAULA COLE
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 5 April 1968
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, USA

DAMON ALBARN
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 23 March 1968
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Record Producer

TRACY LAWRENCE
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 27 January 1968
Description: Vocalist, USA

TERRI HENDRIX
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 13 February 1968
Description: Vocalist , Composer, Guitarist, Harmanica, USA

CARLOS MARIN
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 13 October 1968
Description: Vocalist, Spanish

ZIGGY MARLEY
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 17 October 1968
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Jamaica

JOHN MACALUSO
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 21 January 1968
Description: Dancer, USA

MERRIL BAINBRIDGE
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 2 June 1968
Description: Vocalist, Australia

MEGAN FOLLOWS
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 14 March 1968
Description: Actress, Canadian

TANIA KERNAGHAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 18 July 1968
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, Australia

ALEX JAMES
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 21 November 1968
Description: Vocalist, Bassist, UK

CHYNNA PHILLIPS
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 12 February 1968
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA

DEBRA MESSING
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 15 August 1968
Description: Actress, USA

DOYLE BRAMHALL II
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 24 December 1968
Description: Guitarist, Composer, USA

JON LEE - (DRUMMER)
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 28 March 1968
Description: Guitarist, Drummer, USA

BRIAN YALE
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 14 November 1968
Description: Bassist, USA

BRETT JAMES
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 5 June 1968
Description: Singer-songwriter, record producer

SINITTA
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 19 October 1968
Description: Singer, Songwriter, UK

TONY HANCOCK
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 24 June 1968
Description: Actor, Comeidian, UK

STEVE SHOLES
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 22 April 1968
Description: Saxophone, clarinet

BUD FLANAGAN
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 20 October 1968
Description: Vocalist, UK

JOE HINTON
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 15 August 1968
Description: Vocalist

DEWEY PHILLIPS
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 28 September 1968
Description: Disc Jockey

LITTLE WALTER
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 15 February 1968
Description: Vocalist, Harmonacist, USA

KOKOMO ARNOLD
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 8 November 1968
Description: Guitarist, Composer, USA

LITTLE WILLIE JOHN
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 26 May 1968
Description: Vocalist, USA

WES MONTGOMERY
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 15 June 1968
Description: Guitarist, USA

GEORGE D HAY
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 9 May 1968
Description: Radio Host, Promoter

LUTHER PERKINS
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 5 August 1968
Description: Guitarist, USA

NERVOUS NORVUS
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 25 July 1968
Description: Vocalist, Composer , USA

RED FOLEY
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 19 September 1968
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

GEORGE LEWIS
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 31 December 1968
Description: Clarinetist, US

TINA LAWTON
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 24 December 1968
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Australia

SKEETS MACDONALD
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 31 March 1968
Description: Vocalist, Actor, Composer

FRANKIE LYMON
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 27 February 1968
Description: Vocalist , USA

GARY MILLER - (SINGER)
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 15 June 1968
Description: Vocalist , Actor, UK

FRANCHOT TONE
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 18 September 1968
Description: Actor, USA

 
 
 
 
 
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