February 23rd, 1968

February 23rd, 1968, fell on a Friday. It was day 54 of 1968. The decade was the 1960s.

52 years, 4 months and 8 days have passed since February 23rd, 1968.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on February 23rd, 1968:

  • United States: Love Is Blue - Paul Mauriat
  • United Kingdom: Mighty Quinn - Manfred Mann

Take Me Back!

The date is February 23rd, 1968 and it's a Friday. People are looking forward to the weekend. In America, the song Love Is Blue by Paul Mauriat is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, Mighty Quinn by Manfred Mann is the number one hit song. Lyndon Baines Johnson is currently the President of the United States. People are watching popular TV shows such as .

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Looney Tunes", "Milton the Monster", "The Herculoids" and "Spider-Man". Popular toys include the likes of "Motorific (slot car toys)", "Captain Action (action figure)", "Twister mat" and "Battleship (game)".


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 February 23rd, 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.

  • O. C. Smith - "Little Green Apples"

    "Little Green Apples" by O. C. Smith would go on to win a Grammy for 1968's Song of the Year.

  • Oliver!

    "Oliver!" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1968.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 52 years, 4 months and 8 days have passed since February 23rd, 1968.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 08 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 February 23rd, 1968, will be 52 years of age.
  • People born in 1968 belong to the "Generation X" generation.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around February 23rd, 1968:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on February 23rd, 1968, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1968 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: February 23rd, 1968 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Columbo. - Crime drama television series starring Peter Falk as Columbo.

1968 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1968.

"Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" - "Skippy the Bush Kangaroo" - "Spider-Man" - "Birdman and the Galaxy Trio" - "The Herculoids" - "The Monkees" - "The New Adventures of Superman" - "The King Kong Show" - "Star Trek: The Original Series" - "JOT the Dot" - "Milton the Monster" - "Atom Ant" - "Underdog" - "The Bugs Bunny Show" - "My Three Sons" - "Captain Kangaroo" - "Lassie" - "Looney Tunes"


1968 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1968:

  • Battleship (game)
  • Lite-Brite
  • Best of the West (action figures)
  • Suzy Homemaker
  • Twister mat
  • Major Matt Mason (action figure)
  • Captain Action (action figure)
  • Barrel of Monkeys
  • Motorific (slot car toys)
  • Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots
  • Army men
  • G.I. Joe: America's Movable Fighting Man
  • Easy-Bake Oven
  • Ken (doll)
  • Etch A Sketch

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 23rd of February:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 23rd of February:

  • Defender of the Fatherland Day (Russia)

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on February 23rd, 1968.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on February 23rd, 1968 was probably conceived around the 16th of May, 1967. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 23rd, 1968 is the 2nd of December, 1968. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about February 23rd, 1968.

  • 19,123 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,652,227,200 seconds have passed since the February 23rd, 1968.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,927,598,400 times.
  • Since February 23rd, 1968, earth has travelled approximately 852,549,235,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 275,371,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 142,091,539 steps. That's about 63,152 miles!
  • Since this date, 19,826,726 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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