20th of December, 1968

The 20th of December, 1968, fell on a Friday. Day 355 of 1968. Decade: 1960s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 20th of December, 1968:

  • The Zodiac Killer shoots high school students Betty Lou Jensen and David Faraday in Benicia.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 20th of December, 1968:

  • United States: I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye
  • United Kingdom: Lily The Pink - Scaffold

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 20th of December, 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 20th of December:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 50 years, 11 months and 20 days have passed since the 20th of December, 1968.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 51 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 20th of December, 1968, will be 50 years of age.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 20th of December, 1968:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 20th of December, 1968, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1968 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 20th of December, 1968 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on the 20th of December, 1968.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 20th of December, 1968 was probably conceived around the 12th of March, 1968. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 20th of December, 1968 is the 29th of September, 1969. (Rough Estimate).

20th of December

Events that have occurred on the 20th of December:


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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 20th of December, 1968.

  • 18,616 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,608,426,000 seconds have passed since the 20th of December, 1968.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,876,497,000 times.
  • Since the 20th of December, 1968, earth has travelled approximately 829,947,816,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 268,071,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 138,324,636 steps. That's about 61,478 miles!
  • Since this date, 19,301,112 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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