6th of August, 1968

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 6th of August, 1968, fell on a Tuesday.
  • Decade: 1960s.
  • 50 years, 7 months and 20 days have passed since the 6th of August, 1968.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 32 of 1968.
  • Day 219 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 Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1968 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 6th of August, 1968 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 6th of August, 1968, will be 50 years of age.
  • American Format: 08-06-1968 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1968-08-06. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19680806" 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 6th of August, 1968:

  • United States: Hello I Love You - Doors
  • United Kingdom: Mony Mony - Tommy James & Shondells

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on the 6th of August, 1968.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 6th of August, 1968 was probably conceived around the 28th of October, 1967. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 6th of August, 1968 is the 16th of May, 1969. (Rough Estimate).

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 6th of August:

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 6th of August:

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 6th of August, 1968.

  • 18,494 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,597,885,200 seconds have passed since the 6th of August, 1968.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,864,199,400 times.
  • Since the 6th of August, 1968, earth has travelled approximately 824,508,763,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 266,314,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 137,418,127 steps. That's about 61,075 miles!
  • Since this date, 19,174,622 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!


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

  • German: Dienstag.
  • French: Mardi.
  • Italian: Martedi.
  • Spanish: Martes.
  • Portuguese: Terca-feira.


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