5th of June, 1968

The 5th of June, 1968, fell on a Wednesday. Day 157 of 1968. Decade: 1960s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 5th of June, 1968:

  • American politician Robert F. Kennedy is assassinated in Los Angeles, California


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 5th of June, 1968:

  • United States: Mrs. Robinson - Simon & Garfunkel
  • United Kingdom: Young Girl - Gary Puckett & Union Gap

News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 5th of June, 1968.

  • The Apollo 8 astronauts.

    "The Apollo 8 astronauts" were named as the Time Person of the Year in 1968. This was after they became the first humans to successfully leave low Earth orbit.

  • 1968 in movies.

    Movies released in 1968 included 2001: A Space Odyssey, Funny Girl, The Love Bug, The Odd Couple, Bullitt, Romeo and Juliet, Oliver!, Coogan's Bluff, Rosemary's Baby, Planet of the Apes, Night of the Living Dead and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

  • 1968 in music.

    The Billboard Charts in 1968 were dominated by the likes of Paul Mauriat, Otis Redding, Bobby Goldsboro, The Beatles, The Rascals and Herb Alpert.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 5th of June:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 51 years, 5 months and 10 days have passed since the 5th of June, 1968.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 23 of 1968.
  • Leap Year: 1968 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Age: Anyone born on the 5th of June, 1968, will be 51 years of age.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 5th of June, 1968:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 5th of June, 1968, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1968 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 5th of June, 1968 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 5th of June:

  • Constitution Day (Denmark)

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on the 5th of June, 1968.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 5th of June, 1968 was probably conceived around the 27th of August, 1967. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 5th of June, 1968 is the 15th of March, 1969. (Rough Estimate).

5th of June

Events that have occurred on the 5th of June:

  • 5th of June, 1960: The Lake Bodom murders occur in Finland.
  • 5th of June, 1967: Mass murderer Richard Speck is sentenced to death.
  • 5th of June, 1976: 11 people are killed when the Teton Dam collapses in Idaho.
  • 5th of June, 1981: News of AIDS begins to spread, as the CDC issues a report about a rare case of pneumonia found that has been found in five homosexual men.
  • 5th of June, 1989: Tiananmen Square protests: An unknown Chinese protestor called "Tank Man" stands in front of a column of military tanks.
  • 5th of June, 1996: Dolly the sheep becomes the first mammal to be successfully cloned.
  • 5th of June, 2004: Former US President Ronald Reagan passes away.
  • 5th of June, 2014: An Islamic militant group called ISIS begins its attack on Northern Iraq.
  • 5th of June, 1987: The movie Harry and the Hendersons (1987) is released in cinemas.
  • 5th of June, 1992: Patriot Games (1992) is released in movie theaters.
  • 5th of June, 1998: The film The Truman Show (1998) is released.
  • 5th of June, 2009: The Hangover (2009) is released in movie theaters.

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 5th of June, 1968.

  • 18,788 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,623,286,800 seconds have passed since the 5th of June, 1968.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,893,834,600 times.
  • Since the 5th of June, 1968, earth has travelled approximately 837,615,988,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 270,547,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 139,602,665 steps. That's about 62,046 miles!
  • Since this date, 19,479,442 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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