8th of June, 1968

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 8th of June, 1968, fell on a Saturday.
  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • On this exact date: James Earl Ray is arrested for the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Decade: 1960s.
  • 49 years, 3 months and 19 days have passed since the 8th of June, 1968.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 23 of 1968.
  • Day 160 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).
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date 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 8th of June, 1968 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 8th of June, 1968, will be 49 years of age.
  • American Format: 06-08-1968 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1968-06-08. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19680608" are easier to sort.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 8th of June, 1968:

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

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on the 8th of June, 1968.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 8th of June, 1968 was probably conceived around the 30th of August, 1967. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 8th of June, 1968 is the 18th of March, 1969. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

Things that happened during this general period of time...

  • 1st of June, 1968: Helen Keller passes away.
  • 3rd of June, 1968: Artist Andy Warhol is shot and seriously wounded by radical feminist writer Valerie Solanas.
  • 5th of June, 1968: American politician Robert F. Kennedy is assassinated in Los Angeles, California.

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 8th of June:

Celebrity Birthdays

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 8th of June, 1968.

  • 18,005 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,555,632,000 seconds have passed since the 8th of June, 1968.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,814,904,000 times.
  • Since the 8th of June, 1968, earth has travelled approximately 802,706,112,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 259,272,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 133,784,352 steps. That's about 59,460 miles!
  • Since this date, 18,667,584 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Saturday" in other languages is:

  • German: Samstag.
  • French: Samedi.
  • Italian: Sabato.
  • Spanish: Sabado.
  • Portuguese: Sabado.

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