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November 18th, 1968.

November 18th, 1968, was a Monday. It was day 323 of 1968. The decade was the 1960s.

52 years, 5 months and 21 days have passed since November 18th, 1968.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Scorpio.

Born on November 18th, 1968.

People who were born on this exact date.

  • Owen Wilson: Actor.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on November 18th, 1968.

  • United States: Hey Jude - The Beatles
  • United Kingdom: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly - Hugo Montenegro

Take me back to November 18th, 1968!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is November 18th, 1968 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Scorpio. It's November, so the evenings are getting darker and the days are getting colder.

In America, the song Hey Jude by The Beatles is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, The Good, The Bad And The Ugly by Hugo Montenegro is the number one hit song. Lyndon Baines Johnson is currently the President of the United States and Harold Wilson is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

In fashion, a new "hippie subculture" has emerged, bringing with it laid back Bohemian styles. Frayed bell-bottomed jeans, Jesus sandals, crushed velvet suits and bright tie-dye t-shirts are all popular items of clothing at the moment. It's 1968, so radio stations are playing hit songs from artists such as The Beatles, Louis Armstrong, Otis Redding, The Rolling Stones, Bobby Goldsboro and Marvin Gaye. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "The Ed Sullivan Show", "What's My Line?", "Gilligan's Island" and "Columbo.".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Looney Tunes", "Heckle and Jeckle", "The Bugs Bunny Show" and "JOT the Dot". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots, Motorific (slot car toys), Major Matt Mason (action figure) and Best of the West (action figures).

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on November 18th, 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.

  • Who were the best football players in 1968?

    In 1968, the best soccer players were George Best, Bobby Charlton, Dragan Džajić, Franz Beckenbauer, Giacinto Facchetti, Luigi Riva, Amancio Amaro, Eusébio, Gianni Rivera, Jimmy Greaves and Pirri.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 1968?

    The best NBA players in 1968 were Wilt Chamberlain, Elgin Baylor, Jerry Lucas, Dave Bing and Oscar Robertson.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 52 years, 5 months and 21 days have passed since November 18th, 1968.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 47 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 November 18th, 1968, will be 52 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1968 belong to the Generation X generation.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around November 18th, 1968.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on November 18th, 1968, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1968 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 8.
  • Native American Zodiac: November 18th, 1968 falls under the Snake.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of November will have the birthstones Topaz and Citrine.
  • Birth flower (November): The Chrysanthemum.

Photos of 1960s fashion.

Photographs of 1960s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of 1960s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • Here's Lucy - Sitcom starring Lucille Ball.
  • Columbo. - Crime drama television series starring Peter Falk as Columbo.
  • Gilligan's Island - Sitcom about seven people who are shipwrecked on an island.
  • Bonanza - American Western series.
  • Gunsmoke - Western drama series.
  • What's My Line? - Panel game show.
  • The Ed Sullivan Show - Variety show.

Kid's TV shows on November 18th, 1968.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 1968.

  • Joe 90
  • The Adventures of Gulliver
  • The Archie Show
  • Wacky Races
  • The Banana Splits
  • Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
  • Skippy the Bush Kangaroo
  • Spider-Man
  • Birdman and the Galaxy Trio
  • 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
  • Heckle and Jeckle
  • Captain Kangaroo
  • Lassie
  • Looney Tunes

Popular toys and games in 1968.

Toys and games that were 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
  • The Easy-Bake Oven
  • Ken (doll)
  • Etch A Sketch

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 18th of November.

US President.

Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on November 18th, 1968.

UK Prime Minister.

Harold Wilson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on November 18th, 1968.

Irish Taoiseach.

Jack Lynch was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on November 18th, 1968 was most likely conceived around the 9th of February, 1968.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on November 18th, 1968 is close to the 28th of August, 1969.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about November 18th, 1968.

  • A total of 19,165 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,737 weeks have passed.
  • 1,655,856,000 seconds have passed since the November 18th, 1968.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,931,832,000 times.
  • Since November 18th, 1968, the earth has travelled approximately 854,421,696,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 275,976,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 142,403,616 steps. That's about 63,290 miles!
  • Since this date, 19,870,272 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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