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Aaron Edward Eckhart (born March 12, 1968) is an American actor.
The Academy Award for Best Picture is one of the Academy Awards presented annually since the awards debuted in 1929, by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).
The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.
Adam Scott Graves (born April 12, 1968) is a Canadian former professional hockey player.
Adam McKay (born April 17, 1968) is an American film director, producer, screenwriter, comedian, and actor.
Adam Brinley Woodyatt (born 28 June 1968) is an English actor, best known for his role as Ian Beale in the long-running BBC soap opera EastEnders.
Erich Carl Hugo Adamson (18 August 1902 – 2 December 1968), more commonly known as Adamson-Eric, was an Estonian artist who worked mainly within the medium of painting in applied art.
AEK Basketball Club (ΚΑΕ ΑΕΚ; Αθλητική Ένωσις Κωνσταντινουπόλεως Athlitikí Énosis Konstantinoupóleos, "Athletic Union of Constantinople"), also known as AEK B.C. or AEK, and more commonly known in European competitions as AEK Athens, is a Greek professional basketball club based in Athens, Greece, part of the major multi-sport club AEK.
Aer Lingus Flight 712 crashed en route from Cork to London on 24 March 1968 killing all 61 passengers and crew.
Afrocentrism (also Afrocentricity) is an approach to the study of world history that focuses on the history of people of recent African descent.
The Ato Institucional Número Cinco – AI-5 (Institutional Act Number Five) was the fifth of seventeen major decrees issued by the military dictatorship in the years following the 1964 coup d'état in Brazil.
Air France Flight 1611 was a Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle III en route from the island of Corsica to Nice, France, on 11 September 1968 when it crashed into the Mediterranean Sea off Nice, killing all 95 on board.
Aircraft hijacking (also air piracy or aircraft piracy, especially within the special aircraft jurisdiction of the United States and in the US state of Mississippi, and as skyjacking in some nations) is the unlawful seizure of an aircraft by an individual or a group.
is a Japanese voice actor, affiliated with Sigma Seven.
is a Japanese professional wrestler and actor, currently working as Akira.
Alastair James Hay Murray (born 10 May 1968), is an English comedian and TV personality.
Alain Auderset is a Swiss Christian author of bandes dessinées (Franco-Belgian comics) and is best known for his comics albums Willy Grunch, Marcel, and ROBI.
Alan Stuart Paterson (24 January 1902 – 16 June 1968) was a New Zealand cartoonist, illustrator, museum and art gallery curator.
Albania (Shqipëri/Shqipëria; Shqipni/Shqipnia or Shqypni/Shqypnia), officially the Republic of Albania (Republika e Shqipërisë), is a country in Southeastern Europe.
Albert Fulivai (born 25 June 1968) is a Tongan rugby league player who represented his country.
Albert II (born 6 June 1934) reigned as the sixth King of the Belgians from 1993 until his abdication in 2013.
Sir Alec Rose (13 July 1908 – 11 January 1991) was a nursery owner and fruit merchant in England who after serving in the Royal Navy during World War II developed a passion for amateur single-handed sailing.
Steven Alexander James FRSA (born 21 November 1968) is an English musician and songwriter, as well as a journalist and cheesemaker.
Alexander Nathan Skolnick (born September 29, 1968), is an American musician who is best known as the lead guitarist in the thrash metal band Testament.
Alexander Dubček (27 November 1921 – 7 November 1992) was a Slovak politician who served as the First secretary of the Presidium of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia (KSČ) (de facto leader of Czechoslovakia) from January 1968 to April 1969.
Alexander Vladimirovich Konovalov (in Алекса́ндр Влади́мирович Конова́лов, born 9 June 1968) is a Russian lawyer and politician.
Allen Payne (born Allen Roberts; July 7, 1968) is an American film and television actor, best known for his role as C.J. Payne on Tyler Perry's House of Payne television series (2006–2012).
The Ambassador Hotel was a hotel in Los Angeles, California, and location of the Cocoanut Grove nightclub until it was demolished in 2005.
American Airlines Flight 11 was a domestic passenger flight that was hijacked by five al-Qaeda members on September 11, 2001, as part of the September 11 attacks.
The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Disney–ABC Television Group, a subsidiary of the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
The American Independent Party (AIP) is a far-right political party in the United States that was established in 1967.
Anastacia Lyn Newkirk (born September 17, 1968) is an American singer-songwriter, producer and former dancer.
Berndt Andreas Baader (6 May 1943 – 18 October 1977) was one of the first leaders of the German left-wing militant organization Red Army Faction, also commonly known as the Baader-Meinhof Group.
Andreas Schnaas (born 1 April 1968 in Hamburg) is a German director and actor, working exclusively in the horror genre.
Andrei Ivanovitch (born 1968 in Bucharest, Romania) is an international classical pianist and winner of a number of international competitions.
Andrew Golota (born Andrzej Gołota,; January 1968) is a Polish former professional boxer who competed from 1992 to 2013.
Andrew Mark Berman (born February 24, 1968) is an American actor, director, producer, writer, voice artist, and comedian, best known as the voice of Dib Membrane and various other characters in Invader Zim.
Andy Warhol (born Andrew Warhola; August 6, 1928 – February 22, 1987) was an American artist, director and producer who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art.
Anthony William Lars Asquith (9 November 1902 – 20 February 1968) was a leading English film director.
Michael Anthony Hall (born April 14, 1968), known professionally as Anthony Michael Hall, is an American actor, film producer, and director who starred in several teen-oriented films of the 1980s.
Apollo 6 (also known as AS-502), launched on April 4, 1968, was the second A type mission of the United States Apollo program, an unmanned test of the Saturn V launch vehicle.
Apollo 7 was an October 1968 human spaceflight mission carried out by the United States.
Apollo 8, the second manned spaceflight mission in the United States Apollo space program, was launched on December 21, 1968, and became the first manned spacecraft to leave Earth orbit, reach the Earth's Moon, orbit it and return safely to Earth.
On December 24, 1968, in what was the most watched television broadcast at the time, the crew of Apollo 8 read in turn from the Book of Genesis as they orbited the Moon.
The Lunar Module (LM, pronounced "Lem"), originally designated the Lunar Excursion Module (LEM), was the lander portion of the Apollo spacecraft built for the US Apollo program by Grumman Aircraft to carry a crew of two from lunar orbit to the surface and back.
The Apollo program, also known as Project Apollo, was the third United States human spaceflight program carried out by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), which accomplished landing the first humans on the Moon from 1969 to 1972.
Apple Records is a record label founded by the Beatles in 1968, as a division of Apple Corps Ltd.
On the Roman calendar, this was known as the day before the nones of April (Pridie).
April Stewart (born February 8, 1968) is an American voice actress.
Archibald L. "Archie" Mayo (January 29, 1891 – December 4, 1968) was a film director, screenwriter and actor.
Arenal Volcano (Volcán Arenal) is an active andesitic stratovolcano in north-western Costa Rica around 90 km northwest of San José, in the province of Alajuela, canton of San Carlos, and district of La Fortuna.
Aristotle Socrates Onassis (Αριστοτέλης Ωνάσης, Aristotelis Onasis; 20 January 1906 – 15 March 1975), commonly called Ari or Aristo Onassis, was a Greek shipping magnate who amassed the world's largest privately owned shipping fleet and was one of the world's richest and most famous men.
Arizona (Hoozdo Hahoodzo; Alĭ ṣonak) is a U.S. state in the southwestern region of the United States.
Armand Blanchonnet (23 December 1903 – 17 September 1968) was a French cyclist and Olympic Champion.
Arnulfo Arias Madrid (15 August 1901 – 10 August 1988) was a Panamanian politician, doctor, writer, and President of Panama on three occasions: 1940–41, 1949–51, and for 11 days in October 1968.
Arson is a crime of intentionally, deliberately and maliciously setting fire to buildings, wildland areas, abandoned homes, vehicles or other property with the intent to cause damage or enjoy the act.
Artur da Costa e Silva (October 3, 1899 – December 17, 1969) was a Brazilian Army General and the second President of the Brazilian military government that came to power after the 1964 coup d'état.
Arturo Basile (January 16, 1914 – May 21, 1968) was an Italian conductor.
ASCII, abbreviated from American Standard Code for Information Interchange, is a character encoding standard for electronic communication.
Ashley Judd (born Ashley Tyler Ciminella; April 19, 1968) is an American actress and political activist.
Martin Luther King Jr., an American clergyman and civil rights leader, was shot at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, on April 4, 1968.
On June 5, 1968, presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy was mortally wounded shortly after midnight PDT at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles.
Atika Suri (born Indragiri Hulu Regency, Riau; February 10, 1968) is an Indonesian TV newscasters and newscast producer.
Atlantic City is a resort city in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States, known for its casinos, boardwalk, and beaches.
is a Japanese voice actress who works for Gekidan Subaru.
Atticus Matthew Cowper Ross (born 16 January 1968) is an English musician, songwriter, record producer, and audio engineer.
The Außerparlamentarische Opposition (German for extra-parliamentary opposition, commonly known as the APO), was a political protest movement in West Germany during the latter half of the 1960s and early 1970s, forming a central part of the German student movement.
The term 'the 10th of August' is widely used by historians as a shorthand for the Storming of the Tuileries Palace on the 10th of August, 1792, the effective end of the French monarchy until it was restored in 1814.
It is the peak of the Perseid meteor shower.
Aurora (Lalawigan ng Aurora; is a province in the Philippines located in the eastern part of Central Luzon region, facing the Philippine Sea. Its capital is Baler and borders, clockwise from the south, the provinces of Quezon, Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Nueva Vizcaya, Quirino, and Isabela. Before 1979, Aurora was part of the province of Quezon. Aurora was, in fact, named after Aurora Aragon, the wife of Pres. Manuel L. Quezon, the president of the Philippine Commonwealth, after whom the mother province was named.
Joseph Austin Currie (born 11 October 1939) is a former Irish Fine Gael politician who served as Minister of State for Justice from 1994 to 1997.
Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.
The Australian House of Representatives is one of the two Houses (chambers) of the Parliament of Australia.
Australian rules football, officially known as Australian football, or simply called Aussie rules, football or footy, is a contact sport played between two teams of eighteen players on an oval-shaped field, often a modified cricket ground.
The Australian Senate is the upper house of the bicameral Parliament of Australia, the lower house being the House of Representatives.
Axel Springer SE is the largest digital publishing house in Europe, with numerous multimedia news brands, such as Bild, Die Welt, and Fakt and more than 15,000 employees.
is a Japanese voice actress and singer.
The Azores (or; Açores), officially the Autonomous Region of the Azores (Região Autónoma dos Açores), is one of the two autonomous regions of Portugal.
Ángel Herrera Oria (19 November 1886 – 28 July 1968) was a Spanish journalist and Roman Catholic politician and later a cardinal.
The British Aircraft Corporation One-Eleven, also known as the BAC-111 or BAC 1-11, is a British short-range jet airliner used during the 1960s and 1970s.
Baggeridge Colliery was a colliery located in Sedgley, Staffordshire (was West Midlands), England.
A ballistic missile submarine is a submarine capable of deploying submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBMs) with nuclear warheads.
Barry Hunter (born 18 November 1968, Coleraine, Northern Ireland) is a former Northern Ireland international footballer turned scout.
Barry Sanders (born July 16, 1968) is a former American football running back.
Bart Jan-Baptist Marie Brentjens (born 10 October 1968 in Haelen) is a Dutch racing cyclist in mountain biking.
Basil Lewis D'Oliveira CBE OIS (4 October 1931 – 19 November 2011) was an England international cricketer of South African Cape Coloured background, whose potential selection by England for the scheduled 1968–69 tour of apartheid-era South Africa caused the D'Oliveira affair.
The Battle of Khe Sanh (21 January – 9 July 1968) was conducted in the Khe Sanh area of northwestern Quảng Trị Province, Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam), during the Vietnam War.
The Battle of Lima Site 85, also called Battle of Phou Pha Thi, was fought as part of a military campaign waged during the Vietnam War and Laotian Civil War by the North Vietnamese army and the Pathet Lao, against airmen of the United States Air Force 1st Combat Evaluation Group, elements of the Royal Lao Army, Royal Thai Border Patrol Police, and the Central Intelligence Agency-led Hmong Clandestine Army.
The First Battle of Saigon, fought during the Tet Offensive of the Vietnam War, was the coordinated attack by communist forces, including both the North Vietnamese Army and the Viet Cong, (VC) against Saigon, the capital of South Vietnam.
Beatrice Benaderet (April 4, 1906 – October 13, 1968) was an American radio and television actress, voice actress and comedienne.
Lester Green (born June 2, 1968), better known by his stage name "Beetlejuice", is an American actor with dwarfism, and a frequent guest on The Howard Stern Show.
Beggars Banquet is the seventh British and ninth American studio album by English rock band The Rolling Stones.
Beirut (بيروت, Beyrouth) is the capital and largest city of Lebanon.
Rebekka Ruth Lazone "Bekka" Bramlett (born April 19, 1968) is an American singer, songwriter and prolific session background singer.
Belgrade (Beograd / Београд, meaning "White city",; names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of Serbia.
The Bell UH-1 Iroquois (nicknamed "Huey") is a utility military helicopter powered by a single turboshaft engine, with two-blade main and tail rotors.
Benjamin "Ben" Koldyke (born March 27, 1968) is an American actor who was most recently seen starring in Mr. Robinson for NBC.
Benjamin "Ben" Shenkman (born September 26, 1968) is an American actor.
Ben Shlomo Lipman-Heilprin (ליפמן היילפרין) (1902 – 26 September 1968) was an Israeli physician and director of the Neurology Department of Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem.
Benicia is a waterside city in Solano County, California, located in the North Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area.
Albert Jerome "Bert" Wheeler (April 7, 1895 – January 18, 1968) was an American comedian who performed in Broadway theatre, American comedy feature films, and vaudeville acts.
Elizabeth Anna Halcyon Littleford (born July 17, 1968) is an American actress, comedian, and television personality.
Antonio Hardy (born September 10, 1968), better known by his stage name Big Daddy Kane, is a Grammy Award-winning American rapper and actor who started his career in 1986 as a member of the rap collective the Juice Crew.
William Frederic Burr (born June 10, 1968) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer and podcaster.
William John Masterton (August 13, 1938 – January 15, 1968) was a Canadian–American professional ice hockey centre who played in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Minnesota North Stars in 1967–68.
Vladimir Peter "Bill" Tytla (October 25, 1904 – December 30, 1968) was an Ukrainian American animator known for his work in Walt Disney Pictures.
Billy Boyd (born 28 August 1968) is a Scottish actor and musician.
William Gaither Crudup (born April 8, 1968) is an American actor.
Birth control, also known as contraception and fertility control, is a method or device used to prevent pregnancy.
The Black Country is a region of the West Midlands in England, west of Birmingham, and commonly refers to all or part of the four Metropolitan Boroughs of Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall and Wolverhampton.
The Black Panther Party or the BPP (originally the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense) was a political organization founded by Bobby Seale and Huey Newton in October 1966.
Black Power is a political slogan and a name for various associated ideologies aimed at achieving self-determination for people of African descent.
Blur are an English rock band, formed in London in 1988.
Robert Beamon (born August 29, 1946) is an American former track and field athlete, best known for his world record in the long jump at the Mexico City Olympics in 1968.
Robert Gibson (born November 9, 1935) is a retired American baseball pitcher who played 17 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the St. Louis Cardinals (1959–75).
Robert Nesta Marley, OM (6 February 1945 – 11 May 1981) was a Jamaican singer-songwriter who became an international musical and cultural icon, blending mostly reggae, ska, and rocksteady in his compositions.
Robert James Hutton, or "Lil' Bobby" (April 21, 1950 – April 6, 1968) was the treasurer and first recruit to join the Black Panther Party.
Robert William "Bobby" Unser (born February 20, 1934) is an American former automobile racer.
The Boeing Company is an American multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and sells airplanes, rotorcraft, rockets, satellites, and missiles worldwide.
The Boeing 747 is an American wide-body commercial jet airliner and cargo aircraft, often referred to by its original nickname, "Jumbo Jet".
The Boeing B-52 Stratofortress is an American long-range, subsonic, jet-powered strategic bomber.
The Bonin Islands, also known as the, are an archipelago of over 30 subtropical and tropical islands, some directly south of Tokyo, Japan.
Boris Abramovich Gelfand (Барыс Абрамавіч Гельфанд, Barys Abramavich Hel'fand; Борис Абрамович Гельфанд, Boris Abramovich Gel'fand; בוריס אברמוביץ' גלפנד; born 24 June 1968) is an Israeli chess Grandmaster.
A bowling alley (or bowling center) is a facility where the sport of bowling, often ten-pin bowling, is played.
Bradley James Nowell (February 22, 1968 – May 25, 1996) was an American musician who served as the founder, lead singer, and guitarist of the band Sublime.
Braniff International Airways Flight 352 was a scheduled domestic flight from William P. Hobby Airport in Houston, Texas, United States, to Dallas Love Field in Dallas; on May 3, 1968, a Lockheed L-188A Electra flying on the route, registration N9707C, broke up in midair and crashed near Dawson, Texas, after flying into a severe thunderstorm.
Brazil (Brasil), officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil), is the largest country in both South America and Latin America.
The Brazilian military government was the authoritarian military dictatorship that ruled Brazil from April 1, 1964 to March 15, 1985.
Brendan James Fraser (born December 3, 1968) is a Canadian-American actor.
Brett Jon Salisbury (born October 11, 1968) is a former college football quarterback at University of Oregon, BYU, and Wayne State College.
Brian d'Arcy James (born June 29, 1968) is an American actor and musician.
Brian Joseph Leetch (born March 3, 1968) is a retired American professional ice hockey defenseman who played 18 National Hockey League (NHL) seasons with the New York Rangers, Toronto Maple Leafs, and Boston Bruins.
British Railways (BR), which from 1965 traded as British Rail, was the state-owned company that operated most of the rail transport in Great Britain between 1948 and 1997.
Broadway theatre,Although theater is the generally preferred spelling in the United States (see American and British English spelling differences), many Broadway venues, performers and trade groups for live dramatic presentations use the spelling theatre.
Bruno J. M. T. G. van Pottelsberghe de la Potterie (born 17 August 1968 in Uccle, Brussels, Belgium) is a Belgian economist.
Bud Flanagan, (born Chaim Reuben Weintrop, 14 October 1896 – 20 October 1968) was a popular British music hall and vaudeville entertainer and comedian, and later a television and film actor.
Buenos Aires is the capital and most populous city of Argentina.
Porntip "Bui" Simon (Nakhirunkanok; ภรณ์ทิพย์ นาคหิรัญกนก,,; born February 7, 1969 in Bangkok, Thailand) is a Thai personality, philanthropist, and beauty queen who held the title Miss Universe 1988.
The Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs (BNDD) was a bureau within the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) and a predecessor agency of the modern Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).
Caesar Meadows (born November 6, 1968) is an American cartoonist whose monthly comic strip Mumbeaux Gumbo in the New Orleans magazine ran from August 2001 to August 2011.
Caledon) is a small village and townland (of 232 acres) in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. It is in the Clogher Valley on the banks of the River Blackwater, 7 miles from Armagh. It lies in the southeast of Tyrone and near the borders of County Armagh and County Monaghan. It is situated in the historic barony of Dungannon Lower and the civil parish of Aghaloo. In the 2001 Census it had a population of 387 people. It is a designated conservation area. It was historically known as Kinnaird (Irish: Cionn Aird, meaning "head/top of the height or hill".
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.
Cambodia (កម្ពុជា, or Kampuchea:, Cambodge), officially known as the Kingdom of Cambodia (ព្រះរាជាណាចក្រកម្ពុជា, prĕəh riəciənaacak kampuciə,; Royaume du Cambodge), is a sovereign state located in the southern portion of the Indochina peninsula in Southeast Asia.
Jean Joseph Camille Huysmans (born as Camiel Hansen 26 May 1871 – 25 February 1968) was a Belgian politician.
Cannibal Corpse is an American Brutal death metal band from Buffalo, New York, now based in Tampa, Florida.
In Southern Africa, Cape Coloureds is the name given to an ethnic group composed primarily of persons of mixed race.
Carl Theodor Dreyer (3 February 1889 – 20 March 1968), commonly known as Carl Th.
Carlisle (or from Cumbric: Caer Luel Cathair Luail) is the county town of Cumbria.
Carlos Almeida (born 20 March 1968) is a Cape Verdean long-distance runner.
Carnie Wilson (born April 29, 1968) is an American singer and television host, perhaps best known as a member of the pop music group Wilson Phillips.
Carrie Ann Inaba (born January 5, 1968) is an American dancer, choreographer, television dance competition judge, actress, game show host, and singer.
Catherine Lisa Bell (born 14 August 1968) is an American actress, known for her roles as Major Sarah MacKenzie in the television series JAG from 1997 to 2005, Denise Sherwood in the series Army Wives from 2007 to 2013, and Cassandra "Cassie" Nightingale in Hallmark's The Good Witch films and television series since 2008.
Catherine Tate (born Catherine Ford; 12 May 1968) is an English comedian, actress, and writer.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
Catherine Roseanne Dennis (born 25 March 1969)Gregory, Andy (2002) International Who's Who in Popular Music 2002, Europa;, p. 133 is a British singer, songwriter, record producer and actress.
Cathy Lewis (December 27, 1916, Spokane, Washington – November 20, 1968) was an American actress remembered best for numerous radio appearances but also noted for making a number of film and television appearances in the last decade of her life.
The Catonsville Nine were nine Catholic activists who burned draft files to protest the Vietnam War.
Catonsville is a census-designated place (CDP) in Baltimore County, Maryland, United States.
CBS (an initialism of the network's former name, the Columbia Broadcasting System) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of CBS Corporation.
Céline Marie Claudette Dion, (born 30 March 1968) is a Canadian singer.
The Censored Eleven is a group of Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies cartoons originally produced and released by Warner Bros. that were withheld from syndication by United Artists (UA) in 1968.
The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is a civilian foreign intelligence service of the United States federal government, tasked with gathering, processing, and analyzing national security information from around the world, primarily through the use of human intelligence (HUMINT).
Charles Davis Lowe II (born January 15, 1968) is an American actor and director.
Character encoding is used to represent a repertoire of characters by some kind of encoding system.
Charles Spencer Chaplin III (May 5, 1925 – March 20, 1968) was an American actor.
Charles City is a city in Floyd County, Iowa, United States.
Charles Lawrence De'Ath (born 24 May 1968), also known as Charlie De'Ath, Charles De-Ath and Charles Death, is an English film and television actor.
Charlotte Ross (born January 21, 1968) is an American actress.
Elmer Figueroa Arce (born June 28, 1968), better known under the stage name Chayanne, is a Puerto Rican Latin pop singer, actor and composer.
Chew Chor Meng (born 20 November 1967), also known as Zhou Chuming, is a Singaporean television actor and contracted artiste under MediaCorp.
The Chief of Staff of the Army (CSA) is a statutory office held by a four-star general in the United States Army.
Chingmy Yau Suk-zing (born 16 May 1968) is a retired Hong Kong actress.
Choi Jin-Sil (December 24, 1968 – October 2, 2008) was a South Korean actress.
Chynna Gilliam Phillips (born February 12, 1968) is an American singer and actress, and a member of the vocal group Wilson Phillips.
The Civil Rights Act of 1968,, also known as the Fair Housing Act, is a landmark part of legislation in the United States that provided for equal housing opportunities regardless of race, religion, or national origin and made it a federal crime to “by force or by threat of force, injure, intimidate, or interfere with anyone … by reason of their race, color, religion, or national origin.” The Act was signed into law during the King assassination riots by President Lyndon B. Johnson, who had previously signed the Civil Rights Act and Voting Rights Act into law.
The civil rights movement (also known as the African-American civil rights movement, American civil rights movement and other terms) was a decades-long movement with the goal of securing legal rights for African Americans that other Americans already held.
Cleveland is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio, and the county seat of Cuyahoga County.
Coal mining is the process of extracting coal from the ground.
A coalition government is a cabinet of a parliamentary government in which many or multiple political parties cooperate, reducing the dominance of any one party within that "coalition".
Colin Steele McRae, (5 August 1968 – 15 September 2007) was a British rally driver from Scotland, born in Lanark.
Columbia University (Columbia; officially Columbia University in the City of New York), established in 1754, is a private Ivy League research university in Upper Manhattan, New York City.
The Columbia University protests of 1968 were one among the various student demonstrations that occurred around the globe in that year.
The Communist insurgency in Malaysia, also known as the Second Malayan Emergency, (Malay: Perang Insurgensi Melawan Pengganas Komunis or Perang Insurgensi Komunis and Darurat Kedua) was an armed conflict which occurred in Malaysia from 1968 to 1989, involving the Malayan Communist Party (MCP) and Malaysian federal security forces.
The Communist Party of Czechoslovakia (Czech and Slovak: Komunistická strana Československa, KSČ) was a Communist and Marxist–Leninist political party in Czechoslovakia that existed between 1921 and 1992.
A computer mouse is a hand-held pointing device that detects two-dimensional motion relative to a surface.
Conrad Michael Richter (October 13, 1890 – October 30, 1968) was an American novelist whose lyrical work is concerned largely with life on the American frontier in various periods.
Conrad Vernon (born July 11, 1968) is an American voice actor, director, writer and storyboard artist best known for his work on the DreamWorks animated film series Shrek as well as other films such as Monsters vs. Aliens, Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted and Penguins of Madagascar.
Constance Menard (born 17 May 1968) is a French professional dressage rider and equestrienne.
Corey L. Scott (December 28, 1968 – February 8, 1997) was an American stunt performer and professional motorcycle stunt rider.
Cork Airport (Aerfort Chorcaí) is the second-largest of the three principal international airports in the Republic of Ireland, after Dublin and ahead of Shannon.
Corneille Jean François Heymans (28 March 1892 – 18 July 1968) was a Belgian physiologist.
Corsica (Corse; Corsica in Corsican and Italian, pronounced and respectively) is an island in the Mediterranean Sea and one of the 18 regions of France.
Costa Rica ("Rich Coast"), officially the Republic of Costa Rica (República de Costa Rica), is a country in Central America, bordered by Nicaragua to the north, Panama to the southeast, the Pacific Ocean to the west, the Caribbean Sea to the east, and Ecuador to the south of Cocos Island.
Country music, also known as country and western or simply country, is a genre of popular music that originated in the southern United States in the early 1920s.
A coup d'état, also known simply as a coup, a putsch, golpe de estado, or an overthrow, is a type of revolution, where the illegal and overt seizure of a state by the military or other elites within the state apparatus occurs.
Cuba, officially the Republic of Cuba, is a country comprising the island of Cuba as well as Isla de la Juventud and several minor archipelagos.
Cuba Michael Gooding Jr. (born January 2, 1968), is an American actor and comedian.
Czechoslovakia, or Czecho-Slovakia (Czech and Československo, Česko-Slovensko), was a sovereign state in Central Europe that existed from October 1918, when it declared its independence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire, until its peaceful dissolution into the:Czech Republic and:Slovakia on 1 January 1993.
The D'Oliveira affair was a prolonged political and sporting controversy relating to the scheduled 1968–69 tour of South Africa by the England cricket team, who were officially representing the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC).
Dad's Army is a BBC television sitcom about the British Home Guard during the Second World War.
Damien Gerard Timmer (born 20 October 1968 in Chelsea, London) is an English Joint-Managing Director of British independent production company Mammoth Screen, which was established in 2007.
Damon Albarn (born 23 March 1968) is an English musician, singer, songwriter, composer and record producer.
Daniel Marc Cohn-Bendit (born 4 April 1945) is a French-German politician.
Daniel Wroughton Craig (born 2 March 1968) is an English actor. He trained at the National Youth Theatre and graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 1991, before beginning his career on stage. His film debut was in the drama The Power of One (1992). Other early appearances were in the historical television war drama Sharpe's Eagle (1993), Disney family film A Kid in King Arthur's Court (1995), the drama serial Our Friends in the North (1996) and the biographical film Elizabeth (1998). Craig's appearances in the British television film Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon (1998), the indie war film The Trench (1999), and the drama Some Voices (2000) attracted the film industry's attention. This led to roles in bigger productions such as the action film Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001), the crime thriller Road to Perdition (2002), the crime thriller Layer Cake (2004), and the Steven Spielberg historical drama Munich (2005). Craig achieved international fame when chosen as the sixth actor to play the role of Ian Fleming's British secret agent character James Bond in the film series, taking over from Pierce Brosnan in 2005. His debut film as Bond, Casino Royale, was released internationally in November 2006 and was highly acclaimed, earning him a BAFTA award nomination. Casino Royale became the highest-grossing in the series at the time. Quantum of Solace followed two years later. Craig's third Bond film, Skyfall, premiered in 2012 and is currently the highest-grossing film in the series and the fifteenth highest-grossing film of all time; it was also the highest-grossing film in the United Kingdom until 2015. Craig's fourth Bond film, Spectre, premiered in 2015. He also made a guest appearance as Bond in the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games, alongside Queen Elizabeth II. Since taking the role of Bond, Craig has continued to star in other films, including the fantasy film The Golden Compass (2007), World War II film Defiance (2008), science fiction western Cowboys & Aliens (2011), the English-language adaptation of Stieg Larsson's mystery thriller The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011), and the heist film Logan Lucky (2017).
Daniel Landa (born 4 November 1968) is a Czech musician, occasional actor, car racer, and amateur muay thai fighter.
Daniela Castelo (Buenos Aires, 8 October 1968 – Buenos Aires, 2 February 2011) was an Argentine journalist, eldest daughter of Adolfo Castelo (1940–2004).
Daniel C. "Danny" Jacobs Jr. (born July 7, 1968) is an American actor, voice artist, comedian and singer best known as the voice of King Julien in The Penguins of Madagascar (2008), Merry Madagascar (2009), and All Hail King Julien (2014), substituting for Sacha Baron Cohen.
Daniel Antonelli Nucci (born September 15, 1968) is an American actor known for supporting roles in blockbuster films including ''The Rock'', ''Crimson Tide'', and Titanic and his lead role as Mike Foster in The Fosters.
Darrell J. Russell (September 20, 1968 – June 27, 2004) was an American NHRA drag racer.
Darren Christopher Clarke, (born 14 August 1968) is a professional golfer from Northern Ireland who currently plays on the European Tour and has previously played on the PGA Tour.
Darren Day (born Darren Graham; 17 July 1968) is an English actor, singer and television presenter, well known for his West End theatre starring roles.
Dwight David Eisenhower II (born March 31, 1948) is an American author, public policy fellow, professor at the University of Pennsylvania, and eponym of the U.S. Presidential retreat, Camp David.
David Victor Harris (born February 28, 1946 in Fresno, California) is an American journalist and author.
David Ian Hewlett (born 18 April 1968) is a British-born Canadian actor, writer, director, and voice actor known for his role as Dr. Rodney McKay on the Canadian-American science fiction TV shows Stargate SG-1, Stargate Atlantis and Stargate Universe.
David L. Cook (born November 11, 1968) is an American Christian country music singer, songwriter and comedian.
David Timothy Scarboro (3 February 1968 – 27 April 1988) was an English actor who was best known for portraying Mark Fowler in the popular British soap opera EastEnders from the programme's inception in February until April 1985 before appearing intermittently between 1986 and 1987.
Davor Šuker (born 1 January 1968) is a retired Croatian footballer and the current president of the Croatian Football Federation, a position he has held since July 2012.
Dawson is a town in Navarro County, in the U.S. state of Texas.
Debbie Ann Rochon (born November 3, 1968, in Vancouver, British Columbia) is a Canadian actress and former stage performer, best known for her work in independent horror films and counter-culture films.
Debra Lynn Messing (born August 15, 1968) is an American actress.
In the Northern Hemisphere, December 21 is usually the shortest day of the year and is sometimes regarded as the first day of winter.
It is known by a collection of names including: Saint Sylvester's Day, New Year's Eve or Old Years Day/Night, as the following day is New Year's Day.
Delphine Michèle Anne Marie Ghislaine, Jonkvrouw Boël (born 22 February 1968) is a Belgian artist who makes multi-media artworks.
The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party (nicknamed the GOP for Grand Old Party).
The Democratic Republic of the Congo (République démocratique du Congo), also known as DR Congo, the DRC, Congo-Kinshasa or simply the Congo, is a country located in Central Africa.
Dennis O'Keefe (born Edward Vance Flanagan, 29 March 1908 – 31 August 1968) was an American actor.
Dennis Satin (born February 18, 1968) is a German film director and screenwriter.
Dennis Dale McLain (born March 29, 1944) is an American former professional baseball player.
Denver, officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado.
Derry, officially Londonderry, is the second-largest city in Northern Ireland and the fourth-largest city on the island of Ireland.
Desirée Annette Weeks (born 30 November 1968), stage name Des'ree, is a British R&B recording artist who rose to popularity during the 1990s.
Detention is the process whereby a state or private citizen lawfully holds a person by removing his or her freedom or liberty at that time.
The Detroit Tigers are an American professional baseball team based in Detroit, Michigan.
Dhanraj Pillay (born 16 July 1968) is a retired Indian field hockey player and former captain of the Indian national team.He currently serves as the manager of the team.
Didier Claude Deschamps (born 15 October 1968) is a French retired footballer and current manager of the France national team.
The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) is a US project aimed at providing public access to digital holdings in order to create a large-scale public digital library.
Dina Carroll (born Geraldine Carroll, 21 August 1968) is an English singer of African and Irish-Scots heritage.
Dina Meyer (born December 22, 1968) is an American film and television actress. She began her career appearing in a recurring role on the Fox teen drama series Beverly Hills, 90210 (1993–94), before landing a female leading role opposite Keanu Reeves in the 1995 film Johnny Mnemonic. Meyer has had starring roles in films Dragonheart (1996), Starship Troopers (1997), Bats (1999), D-Tox (2002), and Star Trek: Nemesis (2002). She played Detective Allison Kerry in the Saw horror franchise films. On television, Meyer starred as Barbara Gordon in the short-lived The WB series Birds of Prey (2002–03), and well as was regular on Secret Agent Man (2000) and Point Pleasant (2005).
Harold Holt, the Prime Minister of Australia, disappeared while swimming near Portsea, Victoria, on 17 December 1967.
The Distinguished Service Cross is the second highest military award that can be given to a member of the United States Army (and previously the United States Air Force), for extreme gallantry and risk of life in actual combat with an armed enemy force.
The Division of Higgins is an Australian Electoral Division in Victoria for the Australian House of Representatives.
Donn Fulton Eisele (June 23, 1930 – December 2, 1987) (Colonel, USAF) was a United States Air Force officer, test pilot, and later a NASA astronaut.
Douglas Carl Engelbart (January 30, 1925 – July 2, 2013) was an American engineer and inventor, and an early computer and Internet pioneer.
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The term drug overdose (or simply overdose or OD) describes the ingestion or application of a drug or other substance in quantities greater than are recommended or generally practiced.
Dugway Proving Ground (DPG) is a U.S. Army facility established in 1942 to test biological and chemical weapons, located about 85 miles (140 km) southwest of Salt Lake City, Utah and 13 miles south of the 2,624 sq mi Utah Test and Training Range forming the largest overland special use airspace in the United States.
Duke Paoa Kahinu Mokoe Hulikohola Kahanamoku (August 24, 1890 – January 22, 1968) was a Native Hawaiian competition swimmer who popularized the ancient Hawaiian sport of surfing.
Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower (October 14, 1890 – March 28, 1969) was an American army general and statesman who served as the 34th President of the United States from 1953 to 1961.
Earth is the third planet from the Sun and the only astronomical object known to harbor life.
Earthrise is a photograph of the Earth and parts of the Moon's surface taken from lunar orbit by astronaut Bill Anders in 1968, during the Apollo 8 mission.
Theophilus Ebenhaezer ('Eben') Dönges (8 March 1898 – 10 January 1968) was a South African politician who was elected State President of South Africa, but died before he could take office, aged 69.
Edward Thomas McCaffrey (born August 17, 1968) is a former professional American football player who was a wide receiver in the National Football League (NFL) for thirteen seasons.
Eddie Adams (June 12, 1933 – September 18, 2004) was an American photographer and photojournalist noted for portraits of celebrities and politicians and for coverage of 13 wars.
Edward Griffin (born July 15, 1968) is an American comedian and actor.
Edmund Sixtus Muskie (March 28, 1914March 26, 1996) was an American statesman and political leader who served as the 58th United States Secretary of State under President Jimmy Carter, a United States Senator from Maine from 1959 to 1980, the 64th Governor of Maine from 1955 to 1959, a member of the Maine House of Representatives from 1946 to 1951, and the Democratic Party's candidate for Vice President of the United States in the 1968 election.
Edna Ferber (August 15, 1885 – April 16, 1968) was an American novelist, short story writer and playwright.
Edson Luís de Lima Souto (February 24, 1950 – March 28, 1968) was a Brazilian teenage student killed by the Military Police of Rio de Janeiro after a confrontation in the restaurant Calabouço, in downtown Rio de Janeiro.
Eduardo Santamarina (born Eduardo Hernández García Santamarina on July 9, 1968, in Veracruz, Veracruz, Mexico) is a Mexican film, theater, and television actor.
Edward Fitzgerald Burns (born January 29, 1968) is an American actor, producer, writer, and director best known for appearing in several films including Saving Private Ryan (1998), 15 Minutes (2001), Life or Something Like It (2002), Confidence (2003), A Sound of Thunder (2005), The Holiday (2006), One Missed Call (2008), 27 Dresses (2008), Man on a Ledge (2012), Friends with Kids (2012), and Alex Cross (2012).
Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977) was an American singer and actor.
The United States Embassy in Saigon was first established in June 1952, and moved into a new building in 1967 and eventually closed in 1975. The embassy was the scene of a number of significant events of the Vietnam War, most notably the Viet Cong attack during the Tet Offensive which helped turn American public opinion against the war, and the helicopter evacuation during the Fall of Saigon after which the embassy closed permanently. In 1995, the U.S. and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam formally established relations and the embassy grounds and building were handed back to the United States. The former embassy was subsequently demolished in 1998 and is currently a park inside of the U.S. Consulate General's compound in what is now called Ho Chi Minh City.
Emily Mallory Procter (born October 8, 1968) is an American actress.
An encyclical was originally a circular letter sent to all the churches of a particular area in the ancient Roman Church.
The English Electric Company Limited was a British industrial manufacturer formed after the armistice of World War I at the end of 1918.
Enoch Lewis "Nucky" Johnson (January 20, 1883 – December 9, 1968) was an Atlantic City, New Jersey political boss, Sheriff of Atlantic County, New Jersey, businessman, and racketeer.
John Enoch Powell (16 June 19128 February 1998) was a British politician, classical scholar, author, linguist, soldier, philologist and poet.
Equatorial Guinea (Guinea Ecuatorial, Guinée équatoriale, Guiné Equatorial), officially the Republic of Equatorial Guinea (República de Guinea Ecuatorial, République de Guinée équatoriale, República da Guiné Equatorial), is a country located in Central Africa, with an area of.
Eric Banadinović (born 9 August 1968), known professionally as Eric Bana, is an Australian actor and comedian.
Eric Wayne Davis (born January 26, 1968) is a former professional American football player who was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the second round of the 1990 NFL draft.
Erwin Panofsky (March 30, 1892 in Hannover – March 14, 1968 in Princeton, New Jersey) was a German-Jewish art historian, whose academic career was pursued mostly in the U.S. after the rise of the Nazi regime.
Eugene Joseph McCarthy (March 29, 1916December 10, 2005) was an American politician, poet, and a long-time Congressman from Minnesota.
Julia "Eula" Amorsolo Valdez (born December 11, 1968) is a Filipina actress, best known for her role as Amor Powers in the original version of Pangako Sa ’Yo (2000) and as Janice in the Bagets film series (1984).
"Euphoria" is a song performed by Swedish recording artist and songwriter Loreen.
Øystein Aarseth (22 March 1968 – 10 August 1993), better known by his stage name Euronymous, was a Norwegian guitarist.
The European Champion Clubs' Cup, also known as Coupe des Clubs Champions Européens, or simply the European Cup, is a trophy awarded annually by UEFA to the football club that wins the UEFA Champions League.
The Eurovision Song Contest (Concours Eurovision de la chanson), often simply called Eurovision, is an international song competition held primarily among the member countries of the European Broadcasting Union.
The Eurovision Song Contest 1968 was the 13th Eurovision Song Contest.
Everett is the county seat of and the largest city in Snohomish County, Washington, United States.
Nguyễn Văn Lém (1931 or 1932 – 1 February 1968) was summarily executed because of his admitted war crimes and guerrilla activity during the Vietnam War.
Fabrice Guy (born December 30, 1968 in Pontarlier, Doubs) is a former French nordic combined skier who competed during the 1990s.
Fannie Hurst (October 19, 1885 – February 23, 1968) was an American novelist and short-story writer whose works were highly popular during the post-World War I era.
The far side of the Moon (sometimes figuratively known as the dark side of the Moon) is the hemisphere of the Moon that always faces away from Earth.
The Farmington Mine disaster was an explosion that happened at approximately 5:30 a.m. on November 20, 1968, at the Consol No.
Fausto Brizzi (Rome, 15 November 1968) is an Italian screenwriter, producer and film director.
Fay Okell Bainter (December 7, 1893 – April 16, 1968) was an American film and stage actress.
For superstitious reasons, when the Romans began to intercalate to bring their calendar into line with the solar year, they chose not to place their extra month of Mercedonius after February but within it.
February 29, also known as leap day or leap year day, is a date added to most years that are divisible by 4, such as 2008, 2012, 2016, 2020, and 2024.
The Federal Research Division (FRD) is the research and analysis unit of the United States Library of Congress.
Felipe VI (Felipe Juan Pablo Alfonso de Todos los Santos de Borbón y de Grecia; born 30 January 1968) is the King of Spain.
The feminist movement (also known as the women's movement, or simply feminism) refers to a series of political campaigns for reforms on issues such as reproductive rights, domestic violence, maternity leave, equal pay, women's suffrage, sexual harassment, and sexual violence, all of which fall under the label of feminism and the feminist movement.
Feridun Düzağaç (born 10 October 1968) is a Turkish rock music singer and songwriter, usually known for his pessimistic and melancholic songs.
The 1T57 'Fifteen Guinea Special' was the last main-line passenger train to be hauled by steam locomotive power on British Rail on 11 August 1968 before the introduction of a steam ban that started the following day.
A film director is a person who directs the making of a film.
William Finlay Jefferson Currie (20 January 1878 – 9 May 1968) was a Scottish actor of stage, screen, and television.
The First Amendment (Amendment I) to the United States Constitution prevents Congress from making any law respecting an establishment of religion, prohibiting the free exercise of religion, or abridging the freedom of speech, the freedom of the press, the right to peaceably assemble, or to petition for a governmental redress of grievances.
The Florida Education Association (FEA) is a statewide federation of teacher and education workers' labor unions in the state of Florida in the United States.
The Florida statewide teachers' strike of 1968 was a strike action in the state of Florida in February and March 1968 by teachers and other education workers belonging to the Florida Education Association (FEA).
A football player is a sportsperson who plays one of the different types of football.
The Ford sewing machinists strike of 1968 was a landmark labour-relations dispute in the United Kingdom.
Formula One (also Formula 1 or F1) is the highest class of single-seater auto racing sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) and owned by the Formula One Group.
Formula Two, abbreviated to F2, is a type of open wheel formula racing first codified in 1948.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.
Francis McDonald (August 22, 1891 – September 18, 1968) was an American actor whose career spanned 52 years.
Frank Frederick Borman II (born March 14, 1928), (Col, USAF, Ret.), is a retired United States Air Force pilot, aeronautical engineer, test pilot, and NASA astronaut, best remembered as the Commander of Apollo 8, the first mission to fly around the Moon, making him, along with crew mates Jim Lovell and Bill Anders, the first of only 24 humans to do so.
Frank Edward Thomas Jr. (born May 27, 1968), nicknamed "The Big Hurt," is an American former first baseman and designated hitter in Major League Baseball who played for three American League (AL) teams from 1990 to 2008, all but the last three years with the Chicago White Sox.
Frankfurt, officially the City of Frankfurt am Main ("Frankfurt on the Main"), is a metropolis and the largest city in the German state of Hesse and the fifth-largest city in Germany.
Franklin Joseph Lymon (September 30, 1942 – February 27, 1968), known professionally as Frankie Lymon, was an American rock and roll/rhythm and blues singer and songwriter, best known as the boy soprano lead singer of the New York City-based early rock and roll group The Teenagers.
Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark, Count of Monpezat, (Frederik André Henrik Christian; born 26 May 1968) is the heir apparent to the throne of Denmark.
French legislative elections took place on 23 and 30 June 1968 to elect the fourth French National Assembly of the Fifth Republic.
Minerve was a Diesel–electric submarine in the French Navy.
Gary Wayne Coleman (February 8, 1968 – May 28, 2010) was an American actor, comedian, and writer best known for his role as Arnold Jackson in Diff'rent Strokes (1978–1986).
Gary Twisp Payton (born July 23, 1968) is an American retired professional basketball player.
Gary Antonian Sheffield (born November 18, 1968) is an American former Major League Baseball outfielder who played with eight teams from 1988 to 2009.
The General Electric Company, or GEC, was a major UK-based industrial conglomerate involved in consumer and defence electronics, communications, and engineering.
George Alfred Brown, Baron George-Brown, (2 September 1914 – 2 June 1985) was a British Labour politician who served as Deputy Leader of the Labour Party from 1960 to 1970 and also in several Cabinet posts, including Foreign Secretary during the Labour government of the 1960s.
Georg Karl Julius Hackenschmidt (– 19 February 1968) was an early 20th-century Baltic German strongman and professional wrestler who is recognized as professional wrestling's first world heavyweight champion.
George Lewis (born Joseph Louis Francois Zenon, July 13, 1900 – December 31, 1968) was an American jazz clarinetist who achieved his greatest fame and influence in the later decades of his life.
George Corley Wallace Jr. (August 25, 1919 – September 13, 1998) was an American politician and the 45th Governor of Alabama, having served two nonconsecutive terms and two consecutive terms as a Democrat: 1963–1967, 1971–1979 and 1983–1987.
Georgios Papandreou (Geórgios Papandréou; 13 February 1888 – 1 November 1968) was a Greek politician, the founder of the Papandreou political dynasty.
Gerald Mohr (June 11, 1914 – November 9, 1968) was an American radio, film, and television character actor and frequent leading man, who appeared in more than 500 radio plays, 73 films, and over 100 television shows.
Gerry Dee (born December 31, 1968 in Scarborough, Ontario) is a Canadian actor and stand-up comedian.
Gholamreza Takhti (غلامرضا تختی, August 27, 1930 – January 7, 1968) was an Iranian Olympic Gold-Medalist wrestler and Varzesh-e Bastani practitioner.
Gillian Leigh Anderson, (born August 9, 1968) is an American-British film, television and theatre actress, activist and writer.
Giovanni Carrara Jiménez (born March 4, 1968) is a retired Major League Baseball pitcher.
The Glenville shootout was a gun battle which occurred on the night of July 23–24, 1968, in the Glenville section of Cleveland, Ohio, in the United States.
Gloria Trevi (born Gloria de los Ángeles Treviño Ruiz on February 15, 1968) is a Mexican singer and songwriter.
Gold is a chemical element with symbol Au (from aurum) and atomic number 79, making it one of the higher atomic number elements that occur naturally.
A gold standard is a monetary system in which the standard economic unit of account is based on a fixed quantity of gold.
György Gordon Bajnai (born 5 March 1968) is a Hungarian entrepreneur and economist, who served as the seventh Prime Minister of Hungary from 2009 to 2010.
Gordon Richard Coventry (25 September 1901 – 7 November 1968) was an Australian rules footballer who played for Collingwood Football Club in the Victorian Football League (VFL).
The governor of Puerto Rico is the head of government of Puerto Rico and, by its nature, constitutes the executive branch of the government of the island.
Graham Linehan (born 22 May 1968) is an Irish television comedy writer and director who, often in partnership with Arthur Mathews, has written or co-written a string of successful television comedies.
Grant Bowler (born 18 July 1968) is a New Zealand-born Australian actor who has worked in American, Australian, New Zealand, and Canadian film, television, and theatre.
Greg Ayres is an American voice actor who works on a number of English versions of Japanese anime series at ADV Films, Funimation and Sentai Filmworks.
Gregory "Greg" Baker (born April 16, 1968 in Saint Paul, Minnesota) is an American television and film, actor and musician.
Gregory William Hawgood (born August 10, 1968) is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey defenceman who played in the National Hockey League (NHL) with the Boston Bruins, Edmonton Oilers, Philadelphia Flyers, Florida Panthers, Pittsburgh Penguins, San Jose Sharks, Vancouver Canucks and Dallas Stars.
Grenoble is a city in southeastern France, at the foot of the French Alps where the river Drac joins the Isère.
Grosvenor Square is a large garden square in the Mayfair district of London.
Guatemala City (Ciudad de Guatemala), locally known as Guatemala or Guate, officially Nueva Guatemala de la Asunción (New Guatemala of the Assumption), is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Guatemala, and the most populous in Central America.
Gudrun Ensslin (15 August 1940 – 18 October 1977) was a founder of the German far-left militant group Red Army Faction (Rote Armee Fraktion, or RAF, also known as the Baader-Meinhof Gang).
The Gun Control Act of 1968 (GCA or GCA68) is a U.S. federal law that regulates the firearms industry and firearms owners.
Gustavs Celmiņš (April 1, 1899 in Riga – April 10, 1968), was a Latvian politician.
Guy Ramsay Fieri (né Ferry; born January 22, 1968) is an American restaurateur, author, game show host, and an Emmy Award winning television personality.
Guy Ritchie (born 10 September 1968) is an English filmmaker known for his crime films.
Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical is a rock musical with a book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado and music by Galt MacDermot.
Hamid Hassani or Hamid Hasani (حمید حسنی) (born November 23, 1968 in Saqqez, Iranian Kurdistan province, Iran) is an Iranian scholar and researcher, concentrated on Persian lexicography, dictionary-making, and Persian corpus linguistics, also an expert on Persian, Standard Arabic, and Kurdish prosody (metrics/ versification).
Hammer DeRoburt (25 September 1922 – 15 July 1992) was the founding President of the Republic of Nauru, and ruled the country for most of its first twenty years of independence.
Har Gobind Khorana (9 January 1922 – 9 November 2011) was an Indian American biochemist.
Harald V (born 21 February 1937) is the King of Norway, having ascended the throne following the death of his father on 17 January 1991.
Harlem is a large neighborhood in the northern section of the New York City borough of Manhattan.
Harold Edward Holt, (5 August 190817 December 1967), was an Australian politician who served as the 17th Prime Minister of Australia, in office from 1966 until his presumed drowning death in 1967.
James Harold Wilson, Baron Wilson of Rievaulx, (11 March 1916 – 24 May 1995) was a British Labour politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1964 to 1970 and from 1974 to 1976.
Hassiba Boulmerka (حسيبة بولمرقة, born July 10, 1968) is a former Algerian middle distance athlete.
Havana (Spanish: La Habana) is the capital city, largest city, province, major port, and leading commercial center of Cuba.
Hawaii (Hawaii) is the 50th and most recent state to have joined the United States, having received statehood on August 21, 1959.
Hawaii Five-O is an American police procedural drama series produced by CBS Productions and Leonard Freeman.
was a Japanese professional wrestler, stage actor, musician and professional wrestling promoter, better known under the ring name.
The Hà My Massacre was a massacre purportedly conducted by the South Korean Marines on 25 February 1968 of unarmed citizens in Hà My village, Dien Duong commune, Điện Bàn District Quảng Nam Province in South Vietnam.
A head of government (or chief of government) is a generic term used for either the highest or second highest official in the executive branch of a sovereign state, a federated state, or a self-governing colony, (commonly referred to as countries, nations or nation-states) who often presides over a cabinet, a group of ministers or secretaries who lead executive departments.
Heather Stewart-Whyte (born 25 September 1968) is a British model.
Heidi is a 1968 NBC made-for-TV film version of the 1880 novel of the same name by Johanna Spyri which debuted on November 17, 1968.
The Heidi Game or Heidi Bowl was an American Football League (AFL) game played on November 17, 1968, between the Oakland Raiders and the visiting New York Jets.
Helen Louise Gardner (September 2, 1884 – November 20, 1968) was an American stage and film actress, screenwriter, producer, editor and costume designer.
Helen Adams Keller (June 27, 1880 – June 1, 1968) was an American author, political activist, and lecturer.
Helena Christensen (born 25 December 1968) is an Danish model and photographer.
Heroin, also known as diamorphine among other names, is an opioid most commonly used as a recreational drug for its euphoric effects.
The has its source in Mount Norikura (乗鞍岳 Norikura-ga-take) in Takayama, Gifu Prefecture, Japan.
Hideo Nomo (野茂 英雄/Nomo Hideo, born August 31, 1968 in Minato-ku, Osaka, Japan) is a retired Japanese baseball pitcher in Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) and Major League Baseball (MLB).
A by-election was held for the Australian House of Representatives seat of Higgins on 24 February 1968.
is a Japanese voice actor from Otawara, Tochigi who is represented by Aoni Production.
is a Japanese singer, who primarily performs theme songs and other songs in anime.
The professional American football team now known as the Arizona Cardinals previously played in Chicago, Illinois as the Chicago Cardinals from 1920 to 1959 before relocating to St. Louis, Missouri for the 1960 season.
was a general who served in the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II.
The Hồ Chí Minh trail (also known in Vietnam as the "Trường Sơn trail") was a logistical system that ran from the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam) to the Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam) through the kingdoms of Laos and Cambodia.
The is a motor racing circuit situated in the Rhine valley near the town of Hockenheim in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, located on Bertha Benz Memorial Route.
Hot Wheels is a brand of 1:64, 1:43, 1:18 and 1:50 scale die-cast toy cars introduced by American toy maker Mattel in 1968.
Howard Paul Donald (born 28 April 1968), is an English singer, songwriter, drummer, pianist, dancer, DJ and record producer.
Howard Walter Florey, Baron Florey, (24 September 189821 February 1968) was an Australian pharmacologist and pathologist who shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1945 with Sir Ernst Chain and Sir Alexander Fleming for his role in the development of penicillin.
Howard Lindsay, born Herman Nelke, (March 29, 1889 – February 11, 1968) was an American theatrical producer, playwright, librettist, director and actor.
Howard University (HU or simply Howard) is a federally chartered, private, coeducational, nonsectarian, historically black university (HBCU) in Washington, D.C. It is categorized by the Carnegie Foundation as a research university with higher research activity and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
Huế (is a city in central Vietnam that was the seat of Nguyễn Dynasty emperors from 1802 to 1945, and capital of the protectorate of Annam. A major attraction is its vast, 19th-century citadel, surrounded by a moat and thick stone walls. It encompasses the Imperial City, with palaces and shrines; the Forbidden Purple City, once the emperor's home; and a replica of the Royal Theater. The city was also the battleground for the Battle of Huế, which was one of the longest and bloodiest battles of the Vietnam War.
Hubert Horatio Humphrey Jr. (May 27, 1911January 13, 1978) was an American politician who served as the 38th Vice President of the United States from 1965 to 1969.
Hugh Michael Jackman (born 12 October 1968) is an Australian actor, singer, and producer.
Hugo D. Butler (4 May 1914 – 7 January 1968) was a Canadian born screenwriter working in Hollywood who was blacklisted by the film studios in the 1950s.
Humanae vitae (Latin: Of Human Life) is an encyclical written by Pope Paul VI and dated 25 July 1968.
Husband Edward Kimmel (February 26, 1882 – May 14, 1968) was an admiral in the United States Navy.
Hypertext is text displayed on a computer display or other electronic devices with references (hyperlinks) to other text that the reader can immediately access, or where text can be revealed progressively at multiple levels of detail (also called StretchText).
I'm Backing Britain was a brief patriotic campaign, which flourished in early 1968 and was aimed at boosting the British economy.
Ice hockey is a contact team sport played on ice, usually in a rink, in which two teams of skaters use their sticks to shoot a vulcanized rubber puck into their opponent's net to score points.
Illinois is a state in the Midwestern region of the United States.
The Indianapolis 500 is an automobile race held annually at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana, United States, an enclave suburb of Indianapolis, Indiana.
Intel Corporation (stylized as intel) is an American multinational corporation and technology company headquartered in Santa Clara, California, in the Silicon Valley.
The International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) is a technically based non-governmental organization that currently consists of twelve member marine classification societies.
Iraq (or; العراق; عێراق), officially known as the Republic of Iraq (جُمُهورية العِراق; کۆماری عێراق), is a country in Western Asia, bordered by Turkey to the north, Iran to the east, Kuwait to the southeast, Saudi Arabia to the south, Jordan to the southwest and Syria to the west.
Iris Shun-Ru Chang (March 28, 1968November 9, 2004) was an American author，Journalist， Historian, and Human Rights Activist.
Israel, officially the State of Israel, is a country in the Middle East, on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea.
The Israel Broadcasting Authority (IBA) was Israel's state broadcasting organization from 1948 until May 2017.
The Israel Prize (פרס ישראל) is an award handed out by the State of Israel and is generally regarded as the state's highest cultural honor.
General elections were held in Italy on 19 May 1968 to select the Fifth Republican Parliament.
The Italy national football team (Nazionale di calcio dell'Italia) represents Italy in association football and is controlled by the Italian Football Federation (FIGC), the governing body for football in Italy.
Iwan Wyn Roberts (born 26 June 1968) is a Welsh former professional footballer who played as a striker from 1986 to 2005.
James David Weinroth (born April 20, 1968), better known as J. D. Roth, is an American television personality, actor, children's game show host, a voice-over performer on many television programs, and a television producer of reality shows.
Jack Charles Allan Pizzey (2 February 1911 – 31 July 1968) was a Queensland Country Party politician.
Jacob 'Jaap' van der Hoeden (יעקב ואן דר הודן, 27 July 1891 in Utrecht – 1 February 1968 in Ramat Chen) was a Dutch and Israeli veterinary research scientist.
Jacqueline Hennessy (born November 25, 1968) is a Canadian journalist, television host, and occasional actress.
Jacqueline Lee Kennedy Onassis (born Bouvier; July 28, 1929 – May 19, 1994) was the wife of the 35th President of the United States, John F. Kennedy, and the First Lady of the United States from 1961 until his assassination in 1963.
Private First Class James Anderson Jr. (January 22, 1947 – February 28, 1967) was a United States Marine who posthumously received the Medal of Honor for heroism while serving in Vietnam in February 1967.
James Peter Brokenshire (born 7 January 1968) is a British Conservative Party politician serving as Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government since April 2018, following the aftermath of the Windrush scandal and the resignation of Home Secretary Amber Rudd.
James Burke (September 24, 1886 – May 23, 1968) was an American film and television actor born in New York City.
James Earl Ray (March 10, 1928 – April 23, 1998) was a fugitive who assassinated Martin Luther King Jr. on April 4, 1968, in Memphis, Tennessee.
James Dominic Frain (born 14 March 1968) is an English stage and screen actor.
(born March 26, 1968) is a Japanese-American rock musician.
James Phillip Fleming (born March 12, 1943) was a United States Air Force pilot in the Vietnam War.
James Patrick Stuart (born June 16, 1968) is an American actor and voice actor, currently portraying Valentin Cassadine on the daytime soap opera General Hospital.
James Roy (born in Trundle, New South Wales, 1968) is an Australian writer.
James Tiberius "Jim" Kirk is a fictional character in the Star Trek franchise.
Jana Novotná (2 October 1968 – 19 November 2017) was a professional tennis player from the Czech Republic.
Jane Krakowski (born Jane Krajkowski; October 11, 1968) is an American actress and singer.
Janine Marie Lindemulder (born November 14, 1968), also known as Janine Marie James, is an American exotic dancer and adult film actress, best known for her work in American pornographic films (typically credited as just Janine) during the mid-1990s and since a 2004 comeback.
January 1 is the first day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar.
In the 20th and 21st centuries the Julian calendar is 13 days behind the Gregorian calendar, thus January 14 is sometimes celebrated as New Year's Day (Old New Year) by religious groups who use the Julian calendar.
Jason Sean Donovan (born 1 June 1968) is an Australian actor and singer.
Jason Leonard (born 14 August 1968) is an English former rugby union player, and has been the president of the Rugby Football Union since 2015.
Ronald Jason Lively (born March 12, 1968), better known as Jason Lively, is an American former actor.
Jay Underwood (born October 1, 1968) is an American actor and pastor.
Jürgen Peter Vogel (born 29 April 1968 in Hamburg) is a German actor, screenwriter, film producer and singer.
Jeffrey Alan Agoos (born May 2, 1968) is a retired Swiss-born American soccer defender, and one of the all-time appearance leaders for the United States national team.
Jeffrey Astle (13 May 1942 – 19 January 2002) was an English footballer.
Jeffrey Robert Bagwell (born May 27, 1968) is an American former professional first baseman and coach who spent his entire 15-year Major League Baseball (MLB) playing career with the Houston Astros.
Jeffrey Robert Forshaw (born 1968) is a British particle physicist with a special interest in quantum chromodynamics (QCD): the study of the behaviour of subatomic particles, using data from the HERA particle accelerator, Tevatron particle accelerator and the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN.
Jeffrey Franklin Kent (born March 7, 1968) is an American former professional baseball second baseman.
Jeff VanderMeer is an American author, editor, and literary critic.
Jeri Lynn Ryan (born Jeri Lynn Zimmermann; February 22, 1968) is an American actress best known for her role as the Borg Seven of Nine on Star Trek: Voyager, for which she was nominated four times for a Saturn Award and won in 2001.
Jillian Noel "Jill" Hennessy (born November 25, 1968) is a Canadian actress and musician.
James Patrick Caviezel (born September 26, 1968) is an American actor.
James "Jim" Clark, Jr OBE (4 March 1936 – 7 April 1968) was a British Formula One racing driver from Scotland, who won two World Championships, in 1963 and 1965.
James Arthur Lovell Jr. (born March 25, 1928) is a former NASA astronaut, Naval Aviator, and retired Navy captain.
Joan Chandos Baez (born January 9, 1941) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and activist whose contemporary folk music often includes songs of protest or social justice.
Joey Lauren Adams (born January 9, 1968) is an American actress and director who has appeared in more than 40 films.
John August List (born September 25, 1968) is an American economist at the University of Chicago, where he serves as Kenneth C. Griffin Distinguished Service Professor in Economics and the Chairman of the Department of Economics.
John Wesley Carlos (born June 5, 1945) is an American former track and field athlete and professional football player.
John DiMaggio (born September 4, 1968) is an American voice actor and comedian, known for his gruff voice and for his work as Bender from the television series Futurama, Jake the Dog on Adventure Time, and Marcus Fenix in the Xbox video game Gears of War.
John F. Kennedy International Airport (often referred to as Kennedy Airport, New York-JFK or simply JFK) is the primary international airport serving New York City.
John Patrick Farley (born October 29, 1968) is an American actor and comedian.
John Gordon Mein (September 10, 1913 – August 28, 1968) was the first United States ambassador to be assassinated while serving in office.
Sir John Grey Gorton (9 September 1911 – 19 May 2002) was the 19th Prime Minister of Australia, in office from 1968 to 1971.
John Leonard Hines (May 21, 1868 – October 13, 1968) was an American soldier who served as Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army from 1924 to 1926.
Sir John McEwen, (29 March 190020 November 1980) was an Australian politician who served as the 18th Prime Minister of Australia, holding office from 19 December 1967 to 10 January 1968 in a caretaker capacity after the disappearance of Harold Holt.
John Ortiz (born May 23, 1968) is an American actor and artistic director/co-founder of the LAByrinth Theater Company.
John Rennie FRSE FRS (7 June 1761 – 4 October 1821) was a Scottish civil engineer who designed many bridges, canals, and docks.
John Daniel Singleton (born January 6, 1968) is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer best known for directing Boyz n the Hood (1991).
John Ernst Steinbeck Jr. --> (February 27, 1902 – December 20, 1968) was an American author.
John Trobaugh (born 1968) in Lansing, Michigan is an American artist specializing in photography and based in Birmingham, Alabama.
John L. Westdahl (June 17, 1916 – February 18, 1968) was an American insurance agent, construction worker, and politician.
Johnnie Darnell Barnes (born July 21, 1968) is a retired American football player who played four seasons in the National Football League.
Johnny Indrisano (November 1, 1906 — July 6, 1968) was an American welterweight boxer whose career spanned the period from 1923 to 1934.
Jonathan Peter Culshaw (born 2 June 1968) is an English impressionist and comedian, best known for his work on the radio comedy Dead Ringers since 2000.
Jonathan Rashleigh Knight (born November 29, 1968) is an American singer.
Jonesboro is a city in Craighead County, Arkansas, United States.
Jordan (الْأُرْدُنّ), officially the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (المملكة الأردنية الهاشمية), is a sovereign Arab state in Western Asia, on the East Bank of the Jordan River.
Jorja-An "Jorja" Fox is an American actress and producer.
José Monserrate Feliciano García (born September 10, 1945), better known simply as José Feliciano, is a Puerto Rican guitarist, singer, and songwriter, best known for many international hits, including his rendition of The Doors' "Light My Fire" and the best-selling Christmas single, "Feliz Navidad".
Josef Erwin Bachmann (12 October 1944 Reichenbach im Vogtland, Saxony – 24 February 1970) became widely known in Germany for his assassination attempt on the leader of the German student movement, Rudi Dutschke, firing three bullets at him, on 11 April 1968.
Joseph Clovis Louis Marie Emmanuel Pholien (28 December 1884 – 4 January 1968) was a Belgian Catholic politician and member of the PSC-CVP.
Josephine Teo Li Min née Yong Li Min (born 8 July 1968) is a Singaporean politician.
Josh James Brolin (born February 12, 1968) is an American actor.
Joshua Seth (born December 2, 1970) is an American voice actor, magician, comedian, keynote speaker, mentalist, and entertainer.
Juan José Castro (March 7, 1895September 3, 1968) was an Argentine composer and conductor.
Juan Orlando Hernández Alvarado, often written as JOH (born 28 October 1968), is a former businessman and the fifty-fifth and current president of Honduras, who assumed office on January 27, 2014, after winning the 2013 Honduran presidential election.
Juan Francisco Velasco Alvarado (June 16, 1910 – December 24, 1977) was a left-wing Peruvian General who served as the 58th President of Peru from 1968 to 1975 under the title " President of the Revolutionary Government of the Armed Forces".
A județ (plural județe) is an administrative division in Romania, and was also used from 1998 to 2003 in Moldova, before it returned to raions.
Jules Asner (born Julie Ann White; February 14, 1968) is an American television personality, and former fashion model.
Julia Boutros (جوليا بطرس; born April 1, 1968) is a Lebanese singer that rose to stardom in the 1980s with a series of songs like "Ghabet Shams El Haq" and "Wen el malaieen".
Julia Sawalha (born 9 September 1968) is a British actress known mainly for her role as Saffron Monsoon in the BBC sitcom Absolutely Fabulous.
Julian Barratt Pettifer (born 4 May 1968), known professionally as Julian Barratt, is an English comedian, actor, musician, music producer and member of surreal comedy troupe The Mighty Boosh.
Julian Dana William McMahon (born 27 July 1968) is an Australian actor and model, and the son of a former Prime Minister of Australia, Sir William McMahon.
Julie Fagerholt (born 17 April 1968) is a Danish fashion designer and founder of the luxury clothing brand Heartmade.
Julie Nixon Eisenhower (born July 5, 1948) is an American author who is the younger daughter of Richard Nixon, 37th President of the United States, and Pat Nixon, First Lady of the United States.
Julie Pearl Apostol Postigo (May 21, 1968 – May 6, 1985), better known by her stage name Julie Vega, was a Filipina child actress, singer and commercial model.
It is the first day of the second half of the year.
The Aphelion, the point in the year when the Earth is farthest from the Sun, occurs around this date.
The terms 7th July, July 7th, and 7/7 (pronounced "Seven-seven") have been widely used in the Western media as a shorthand for the 7 July 2005 bombings on London's transport system.
In the Northern Hemisphere, the Summer solstice sometimes occurs on this date, while the Winter solstice occurs in the Southern Hemisphere.
This day usually marks the summer solstice in the Northern Hemisphere and the winter solstice in the Southern Hemisphere, which is the day of the year with the most hours of daylight in the Northern Hemisphere and the fewest hours of daylight in the Southern Hemisphere.
In common years it is always in ISO week 26.
It is the last day of the first half of the year.
June Collyer (born Dorothea Heermance, August 19, 1906 – March 16, 1968) was an American film actress of the 1920s and 1930s.
Jyrki 69 (born Jyrki Pekka Emil Linnankivi on October 15, 1968), is the lead vocalist for Finnish rock band The 69 Eyes.
Karl Barth (–) was a Swiss Reformed theologian who is often regarded as the greatest Protestant theologian of the twentieth century.
Karl Kobelt (1 August 1891, St. Gallen – 6 January 1968) was a Swiss politician and member of the Swiss Federal Council.
Kathryn "Kat" Cressida (born March 1, 1968) is an American voice actress.
Katherine Edwina "Kay" Francis (née Gibbs, January 13, 1905 – August 26, 1968) was an American stage and film actress.
Kathleen Marie "Kay" Hanley (born September 11, 1968) is an American musician.
is a Japanese voice actor and narrator, born and raised in Fushimi-ku, Kyoto.
Keith Anderson (born January 12, 1968) is an American country music artist.
Keith Lincoln Ware (November 23, 1915September 13, 1968) was a United States Army major general and a Medal of Honor recipient of World War II.
Kelly Hu (born February 13, 1968) is an American actress, voice artist, former fashion model and beauty queen.
Kelly Rutherford (born Kelly Rutherford Deane; November 6, 1968) is an American actress.
Ken (born November 28, 1968 in Maibara, Shiga, Japan) is a musician and singer-songwriter, best known as guitarist of the Japanese rock band L'Arc-en-Ciel.
is a Japanese manga artist from Tokyo.
Kenneth Joseph Marino (born December 19, 1968) is an American actor, comedian, director, and screenwriter.
Kenneth Albert (born February 2, 1968) is an American sportscaster, the son of sportscaster Marv Albert and the nephew of sportscasters Al Albert and Steve Albert.
Kenneth Arnold Chesney (born March 26, 1968) is an American country music singer, songwriter, and record producer.
The Khmer Rouge ("Red Khmers"; ខ្មែរក្រហម Khmer Kror-Horm) was the name popularly given to the followers of the Communist Party of Kampuchea and by extension to the regime through which the CPK ruled Cambodia between 1975 and 1979.
Khrystyne Kamil Haje (born December 21, 1968) is an American actress.
Khuang Aphaiwong (17 May 1902 – 15 March 1968; ควง อภัยวงศ์, also spelled Kuang, Abhaiwong, or Abhaiwongse) was three times the prime minister of Thailand: from August 1944 to 1945, from January to May 1946, and from November 1947 to April 1948.
Kimberly Brooks is an American actress who works in the voice-over, film, video games, and theatre industry.
The King assassination riots, also known as the Holy Week Uprising, was a wave of civil disturbance which swept the United States following the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. on April 4, 1968.
Kingston is the capital and largest city of Jamaica, located on the southeastern coast of the island.
Klas Inge "Klabbe" Ingesson (20 August 1968 – 29 October 2014) was a Swedish footballer and manager.
Kristin Dawn Chenoweth (born Kristi Dawn Chenoweth, July 24, 1968), The Biography Channel A&E Networks, accessed December 1, 2014; according to her autobiography, she was named Kristi Dawn Chenoweth upon her adoption five days after her birth.
Nameirakpam Kunjarani Devi (born 1 March 1968) is the most decorated Indian sportswoman in weightlifting.
Kurt Steven Angle (born December 9, 1968) is an American professional wrestler, actor and former amateur wrestler currently signed to professional wrestling promotion WWE, where he is the on-screen general manager of the Raw brand and an occasional wrestler.
Kyle Eastwood (born May 19, 1968) is an American jazz bass musician.
Kylie Ann Minogue, (born 28 May 1968) is an Australian-British singer and actress.
L'Arc-en-Ciel ("The Rainbow" in French, stylized as L'Arc~en~Ciel) is a Japanese rock band, founded in Osaka in 1991.
Lake Havasu City is a city in Mohave County, Arizona, United States.
Laos (ລາວ,, Lāo; Laos), officially the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao: ສາທາລະນະລັດ ປະຊາທິປະໄຕ ປະຊາຊົນລາວ, Sathalanalat Paxathipatai Paxaxon Lao; République démocratique populaire lao), commonly referred to by its colloquial name of Muang Lao (Lao: ເມືອງລາວ, Muang Lao), is a landlocked country in the heart of the Indochinese peninsula of Mainland Southeast Asia, bordered by Myanmar (Burma) and China to the northwest, Vietnam to the east, Cambodia to the southwest and Thailand to the west and southwest.
The Laotian Civil War (1959–75) was fought between the Communist Pathet Lao (including many North Vietnamese of Lao ancestry) and the Royal Lao Government, with both sides receiving heavy external support in a proxy war between the global Cold War superpowers.
Lars Onsager (November 27, 1903 – October 5, 1976) was a Norwegian-born American physical chemist and theoretical physicist.
Laura Cutina (born 13 September 1968) is a retired Romanian artistic gymnast.
Laura Leighton (born July 24, 1968) is an American actress.
Laurie Foell (born Laurence Foel on 10 February 1968) is an Argentinian-born Australian actress.
Lavinia Agache (later Carney, born 11 February 1968) is a retired Romanian artistic gymnast.
Law & Order is an American police procedural and legal drama television series, created by Dick Wolf and part of the ''Law & Order'' franchise.
William Lawson Little, Jr. (June 23, 1910 – February 1, 1968) was an American professional golfer who also had a distinguished amateur career.
Léon Mathot (5 March 1886, Roubaix, Nord-Pas-de-Calais - 6 March 1968, in Paris) was a French film actor and film director best known perhaps for playing Edmond Dantes in The Count of Monte Cristo film serial in 1918.
Leah Pinsent (born September 20, 1968) is a Canadian television and film actress.
Lebanon (لبنان; Lebanese pronunciation:; Liban), officially known as the Lebanese RepublicRepublic of Lebanon is the most common phrase used by Lebanese government agencies.
Led Zeppelin were an English rock band formed in London in 1968.
Lee Kenneth Germon (born 4 November 1968) is a former New Zealand cricketer, wicket-keeper and former captain.
Lee Gordon McKillop (born 4 August 1968), known as Lee Mack, is an English comedian and actor best known for writing and starring in the sitcom Not Going Out.
William Lee Tracy (April 14, 1898 – October 18, 1968) was an American actor.
Leon "Caddy" Joseph Cadore (November 20, 1891 – March 16, 1958) was a right-handed American pitcher from 1915 to 1924.
Leopold Infeld (20 August 1898 – 15 January 1968) was a Polish physicist who worked mainly in Poland and Canada (1938–1950).
Lesotho officially the Kingdom of Lesotho ('Muso oa Lesotho), is an enclaved country in southern Africa.
Leticia Calderón, (Born Carmen Leticia Calderón León on July 15, 1968 in Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico) is a Mexican actress.
Lev Davidovich Landau (22 January 1908 - April 1968) was a Soviet physicist who made fundamental contributions to many areas of theoretical physics.
The Liberal Party of Australia is a major centre-right political party in Australia, one of the two major parties in Australian politics, along with the centre-left Australian Labor Party (ALP).
A leadership election in the Liberal Party of Australia, the party of government in the Parliament of Australia, was held on 9 January 1968.
The Library of Congress (LOC) is the research library that officially serves the United States Congress and is the de facto national library of the United States.
Lighthouse Family were a British musical duo that rose to prominence in the mid-1990s and remained active until the early 2000s.
Lisa Angell (born Virginie Vetrano, 21 September 1968 in Paris) is a French singer who represented France in the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 with the song "N'oubliez pas".
Lisa Anne Loeb (born March 11, 1968) is an American singer-songwriter, producer, touring artist, actress, author, and philanthropist who started her career with the platinum-selling number 1 hit song, "Stay (I Missed You)" from the film Reality Bites, the first number 1 single for an artist without a recording contract.
Lisa Marie Presley (born February 1, 1968) is an American singer-songwriter.
Lise Meitner (7 November 1878 – 27 October 1968) was an Austrian-Swedish physicist who worked on radioactivity and nuclear physics.
Liverpool is a city in North West England, with an estimated population of 491,500 in 2017.
James Todd Smith (born January 14, 1968), known professionally as LL Cool J (short for Ladies Love Cool James), is an American rapper, actor, author and entrepreneur from Queens, New York.
The Lockheed C-5 Galaxy is a large military transport aircraft originally designed and built by Lockheed, and now maintained and upgraded by its successor, Lockheed Martin.
A locomotive or engine is a rail transport vehicle that provides the motive power for a train.
Several bridges named London Bridge have spanned the River Thames between the City of London and Southwark, in central London.
Looney Tunes is an American animated series of comedy short films produced by Warner Bros. from 1930 to 1969 during the golden age of American animation, alongside its sister series Merrie Melodies.
Louise Mary Minchin (née Grayson) (born 8 September 1968) is a British journalist and news presenter who currently works freelance within the BBC.
Lucio Fontana (19 February 1899 – 7 September 1968) was an Italian painter, sculptor and theorist of Argentine birth.
Lucy Ann Cohu (born 2 October 1968) is an English award-winning stage and film actress, known for portraying Princess Margaret in The Queen's Sister, Evelyn Brogan in Cape Wrath and Alice Carter in Torchwood: Children of Earth.
Lucille Frances Lawless, (born 29 March 1968) is a New Zealand actress and singer.
Lucy Alexis Liu (born Lucy Alexis Liu Yu Ling, December 2, 1968) is an American actress, voice actress, director, producer, singer and artist.
Lucy Robinson is a British actress working mostly in television.
Luis Alberto Ferré Aguayo (February 17, 1904 October 21, 2003) was an American engineer, industrialist, politician, philanthropist, and a patron of the arts.
Luis Negrón López (April 19, 1909 - September 1991) was a politician from Puerto Rico.
Luis Tascón Gutiérrez (27 August 1968, Capacho, Táchira – 12 August 2010, Caracas) was a Venezuelan politician and member of the National Assembly.
Luis Walter Alvarez (June 13, 1911 – September 1, 1988) was an American experimental physicist, inventor, and professor who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1968.
Luizianne de Oliveira Lins (born November 18, 1968) is a Brazilian journalist.
Luminița Anghel (born 7 October 1968 in Bucharest) is a Romanian singer, TV personality and politician.
Luther Monroe Perkins (January 8, 1928 – August 5, 1968) was an American country music guitarist and a member of the Tennessee Three, the backup band for singer Johnny Cash.
Lyndon Baines Johnson (August 27, 1908January 22, 1973), often referred to by his initials LBJ, was an American politician who served as the 36th President of the United States from 1963 to 1969, assuming the office after having served as the 37th Vice President of the United States from 1961 to 1963.
Machine Head is an American heavy metal band from Oakland, California.
Madison Square Garden, often called "MSG" or simply "The Garden", is a multi-purpose indoor arena in the New York City borough of Manhattan.
Mae Marsh (born Mary Wayne Marsh, November 9, 1894U.S. Census records for 1900, El Paso, Texas, Sheet No. 6 – February 13, 1968) was an American film actress with a career spanning over 50 years.
Major League Baseball (MLB) is a professional baseball organization, the oldest of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.
The Malayan Communist Party (MCP), officially known as the Communist Party of Malaya (CPM), was a political party in the Federation of Malaya and Malaysia.
Malaysia is a federal constitutional monarchy in Southeast Asia.
Malcolm L. McCallum (born December 26, 1968 in Maywood, Illinois) is an American environmental scientist, conservationist, herpetologist, and natural historian and is known for his work on the Holocene Extinction.
The Maldives (or; ދިވެހިރާއްޖެ Dhivehi Raa'jey), officially the Republic of Maldives, is a South Asian sovereign state, located in the Indian Ocean, situated in the Arabian Sea.
Mali, officially the Republic of Mali (République du Mali), is a landlocked country in West Africa, a region geologically identified with the West African Craton.
Manchester City Football Club is a football club in Manchester, England.
Manchester United Football Club is a professional football club based in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England, that competes in the Premier League, the top flight of English football.
is the Japanese word for manga artist.
Manuel Rivera-Ortiz (born December 23, 1968) is a stateside Puerto Rican photographer.
Mao Zedong (December 26, 1893September 9, 1976), commonly known as Chairman Mao, was a Chinese communist revolutionary who became the founding father of the People's Republic of China, which he ruled as the Chairman of the Communist Party of China from its establishment in 1949 until his death in 1976.
Marco Antonio Muñiz (born September 16, 1968), known professionally as Marc Anthony, is an American singer, actor, record producer and television producer.
Marcel Desailly (born Odenke Abbey, 7 September 1968) is a retired French footballer, who played as a centre-back or defensive midfielder and was a member of the France international squads that won the 1998 World Cup and Euro 2000.
Henri-Robert-Marcel Duchamp (28 July 1887 – 2 October 1968) was a French-American painter, sculptor, chess player and writer whose work is associated with Cubism, conceptual art, and Dada, although he was careful about his use of the term Dada and was not directly associated with Dada groups.
Marcello José das Neves Alves Caetano (GCTE, GCC; 17 August 1906 – 26 October 1980) was a Portuguese politician and scholar, who was the last prime minister of the Estado Novo regime, from 1968 until his overthrow in the Carnation Revolution of 1974.
In the Roman calendar, March 15 was known as the Ides of March.
Typically the March equinox falls on this date, marking the vernal point in the Northern Hemisphere and the autumnal point in the Southern Hemisphere.
March 24th is the 365th and last day of the year in many European implementations of the Julian calendar.
The March of the One Hundred Thousand was a manifestation of popular protest against the military dictatorship in Brazil, which occurred on June 26, 1968 in Rio de Janeiro, organized by the student movement and with the participation of artists, intellectuals and other sectors of Brazilian society.
Marcus Ulf Johan Grönholm (born February 5, 1968, in Kauniainen) is a Finnish former rally and rallycross driver, being part of a family of the Swedish-speaking population of Finland lineage.
Margaret Moran Cho (born December 5, 1968) is an American stand-up comedian, actress, fashion designer, author, and singer-songwriter.
Margarete Klose, (August 6, 1899 – December 14, 1968), was a German operatic mezzo-soprano.
Mari Johanna Kiviniemi (born 27 September 1968) is a Finnish politician, who served as the second female Prime Minister of Finland.
Marie-José Pérec (born 9 May 1968) is a retired French track and field sprinter who specialised in the 200 and 400 metres and was a three-time Olympic gold medalist.
Marion Anne Perrine "Marine" Le Pen (born 5 August 1968) is a French politician and lawyer serving as President of the National Rally political party (previously named National Front) since 2011, with a brief interruption in 2017.
Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco (3 April 1895 – 16 March 1968) was an Italian composer, pianist and writer.
Mario Roatta (2 February 1887 – 7 January 1968) was an Italian general, best known for his role in Italian Second Army's repression against civilians, that matched the German one in the Slovene- and Croatian-inhabited areas of the Italian-occupied Yugoslavia during World War II.
Mark Durden-Smith (born 1 October 1968 in Soho, London) is an English television presenter best known for presenting ITV shows such as I'm a Celebrity: Get Me out of Here! NOW! and This Morning Summer, Sky 1 shows such as The Match and Double or Nothing, and Channel 5's rugby union coverage.
Mark Geyer OAM (born 7 December 1967), is an Australian former professional rugby league footballer of the 1980s and 1990s.
Mark Sayers McGrath (born March 15, 1968) is an American singer of the rock band Sugar Ray.
Mark Louis Recchi (born February 1, 1968) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player and a current assistant coach for the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League (NHL).
Mark Walton (born October 24, 1968) is an American story artist and voice actor at Walt Disney Animation Studios.
Marshall Warren Nirenberg (April 10, 1927 – January 15, 2010) was a Jewish American biochemist and geneticist.
Dan Martin Nataniel Dahlin (born 16 April 1968 in Uddevalla) is a former Swedish footballer who played as a striker.
Martin Luther King Jr. (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1954 until his death in 1968.
Marwan Khoury (مروان خوري) (February 3, 1968) is a Lebanese singer, writer, composer and music arranger.
Mary Flora Bell (born 26 May 1957) is an English woman who, as a child aged 10–11 in 1968, strangled to death two toddlers in Scotswood, an inner-city suburb in the West End district of Newcastle upon Tyne.
Mary Lou Retton Kelley (born January 24, 1968) is a retired American gymnast.
Marylebone Cricket Club, generally known as the MCC, is a cricket club founded in 1787 and based since 1814 at Lord's cricket ground, which it owns, in St John's Wood, London, England.
is a Japanese singer and songwriter from Itami, Hyōgo.
María de los Ángeles Felisa Santamaría Espinosa (born August 2, 1947), professionally known as Massiel, is a Spanish pop singer.
Mateusz Jakub Morawiecki (born 20 June 1968) is a Polish politician, manager, banker, economist, lawyer, historian who is currently the Prime Minister of Poland.
Matthew "Matt" Hill (born January 19, 1968) is a Canadian voice actor and comedian.
Matthew Le Tissier (born 14 October 1968) is a football television presenter and former professional footballer.
Matthew Wade "Matt" Stairs (born February 27, 1968) is a Canadian former professional baseball outfielder, first baseman, and designated hitter, who holds the record for most pinch-hit home runs in Major League Baseball (MLB) history with 23.
Mattel, Inc. is an American multinational toy manufacturing company founded in 1945 with headquarters in El Segundo, California.
Mauritius (or; Maurice), officially the Republic of Mauritius (République de Maurice), is an island nation in the Indian Ocean about off the southeast coast of the African continent.
The volatile period of civil unrest in France during May 1968 was punctuated by demonstrations and massive general strikes as well as the occupation of universities and factories across France.
The Medal of Honor is the United States of America's highest and most prestigious personal military decoration that may be awarded to recognize U.S. military service members who distinguished themselves by acts of valor.
The Mediterranean Sea is a sea connected to the Atlantic Ocean, surrounded by the Mediterranean Basin and almost completely enclosed by land: on the north by Southern Europe and Anatolia, on the south by North Africa and on the east by the Levant.
Megan Elizabeth Laura Diana Follows (born March 14, 1968) is a Canadian actress.
Megan T.D. Hollingshead (born September 22, 1968), also known as Karen Thompson or Kelli Kassidi, is an American theatre and voice actress, best known for her roles as Nurse Joy in Pokémon, Mai Valentine in Yu-Gi-Oh!, Shizune in Naruto, Caster in Fate/stay night, Rangiku Matsumoto in Bleach, and Re-l Mayer in Ergo Proxy.
The Mekong Delta (Đồng bằng Sông Cửu Long, "Nine Dragon river delta" or simply Đồng Bằng Sông Mê Kông, "Mekong river delta"), also known as the Western Region (Miền Tây) or the South-western region (Tây Nam Bộ) is the region in southwestern Vietnam where the Mekong River approaches and empties into the sea through a network of distributaries.
Memphis is a city located along the Mississippi River in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Tennessee.
A mercenary is an individual who is hired to take part in an armed conflict but is not part of a regular army or other governmental military force.
Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) are transactions in which the ownership of companies, other business organizations, or their operating units are transferred or consolidated with other entities.
Merrie Melodies is an American animated cartoon series of comedy short films produced by Warner Bros. in 1931 to 1969, during the golden age of American animation.
Merrill Church Meigs (November 25, 1883January 26, 1968) was the publisher of the Chicago Herald and Examiner in the 1920s.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (initialized as MGM or hyphenated as M-G-M, also known as Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer or simply Metro, and for a former interval known as Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, or MGM/UA) is an American media company, involved primarily in the production and distribution of feature films and television programs.
Mexico City, or the City of Mexico (Ciudad de México,; abbreviated as CDMX), is the capital of Mexico and the most populous city in North America.
Miami Beach is a coastal resort city in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States.
The Miami Orange Bowl was an outdoor athletic stadium in the southeastern United States, located in Miami, Florida, west of downtown in Little Havana.
Michael Andrew Atherton OBE (born 23 March 1968) is a broadcaster, journalist and a former England international first-class cricketer.
Michael Sean Coulthard (born December 8, 1968) better known by his stage name Michael Cole, is an American professional wrestling commentator, occasional wrestler, show host, voice actor and former journalist.
Michael Herbig (born 29 April 1968 in Munich) is a German film director, actor and author.
Michael Joseph Kelly Jr. (born May 22, 1969) is an American actor.
Michael Kiske (born January 24, 1968) is a German singer best known as the lead vocalist for the German power metal band Helloween.
Michael Stuhlbarg (born July 5, 1968) is an American actor.
Michael S. Vartan (born November 27, 1968) is a French-American actor, best known for his role as Michael Vaughn on the ABC television action drama Alias, his role on the TNT medical drama Hawthorne, and his role on the E! drama The Arrangement as Terence Anderson.
Michael Manning Weatherly, Jr., is an American actor, producer and director who became known for playing the role of Anthony DiNozzo in NCIS (2003–2016).
Michelle Meldrum-Norum (September 28, 1968 – May 21, 2008) was an American hard rock guitarist known for being a member of the bands Phantom Blue and Meldrum.
Michelle Doris Thomas (September 23, 1968 – December 22,Chambers, Cheehsa. December 29, 1998, Variety,; accessed June 3, 2016.Entertainment Weekly, January 8, 1999,; accessed June 3, 2016.The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, December 26, 1998, ". or 23, 1998) was an American actress and comedian.
Dennis Knight (born December 26, 1968) is an American retired professional wrestler.
Mihai Răzvan Ungureanu (born 22 September 1968) is a Romanian historian, politician and former Prime Minister of Romania.
Mika Pauli Häkkinen (born 28 September 1968), nicknamed "the Flying Finn", is a Finnish former professional racing driver.
Michael Cole Mussina (born December 8, 1968), nicknamed Moose, is a former Major League Baseball right-handed starting pitcher.
Michael Allan Patton (born January 27, 1968) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, actor, record producer, multi-instrumentalist and film composer, best known as the lead singer of the alternative metal band Faith No More.
Michael Joseph Piazza (born September 4, 1968) is a former American professional baseball catcher who played 16 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB), from 1992 to 2007.
Miles Long (born November 4, 1968) is an American pornographic film director, producer and pornographic actor.
Military transport aircraft or military cargo aircraft are typically fixed wing and rotary wing cargo aircraft which are used to airlift troops, weapons and other military equipment by a variety of methods to any area of military operations around the surface of the planet, usually outside the commercial flight routes in uncontrolled airspace.
The Minnesota Historical Society (MNHS) is a nonprofit educational and cultural institution dedicated to preserving the history of the U.S. state of Minnesota.
Miss America is a competition that is held annually and is open to women from the United States between the ages of 17 and 25.
The Miss America protest was a demonstration held at the Miss America 1969 (September 7, 1968) contest, attended by about 400 feminists and separately, by civil rights advocates.
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood (sometimes shortened to Misterogers or simply Mister Rogers) is an American half-hour educational children's television series that was created and hosted by Fred Rogers.
Mitch Cullin (born March 23, 1968) is an American writer.
Mitchell Lee "Mitch" Hedberg (February 24, 1968 – March 30, 2005) was an American stand-up comedian known for his surreal humor and unconventional, often deadpan comedic delivery.
Mo Willems (born February 11, 1968) is an American writer, animator, voice actor, and creator of children's books.
Marshal Mobutu Sese Seko Kuku Ngbendu Wa Za Banga (born Joseph-Désiré Mobutu; 14 October 1930 – 7 September 1997) was the military dictator and President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (which Mobutu renamed Zaire in 1971) from 1965 to 1997.
Modibo Keïta (4 June 1915 – 16 May 1977) was the first President of Mali (1960–1968) and the Prime Minister of the Mali Federation.
Mohamed Mohamed el-Amir Awad el-Sayed Atta (محمد محمد الأمير عوض السيد عطا; September 1, 1968 – September 11, 2001) was an Egyptian hijacker and one of the ringleaders of the September 11 attacks in which four United States commercial aircraft were commandeered with the intention of destroying specific civilian targets.
Moira Kelly (born March 6, 1968) is an American actress.
Molly Kathleen Ringwald (born February 18, 1968) is an American actress, singer, and author.
Monique Garbrecht-Enfeldt (born 11 December 1968).
Montell Du'Sean Barnett (born December 3, 1968), known professionally as Montell Jordan, is an American singer, songwriter and record producer, best known for his 1995 single "This Is How We Do It".
The Moon is an astronomical body that orbits planet Earth and is Earth's only permanent natural satellite.
Moshe Zvi (Hirsch) Segal (Hebrew: משה צבי סגל) (born 23 September 1876; died 11 January 1968) was an Israeli rabbi, linguist and Talmudic scholar.
Mots'eoa Senyane (born March 19, 1968) is the former Lesotho High Commissioner to Canada who served from 2006 to 2009.
Moussa Traoré (born 25 September 1936) is a Malian soldier and politician who was President of Mali from 1968 to 1991.
is a Japanese retired professional wrestler.
Thomas "Mr." Warburton (born August 31, 1968) is an American animator, producer, writer and designer.
(b. March 1, 1968, as Jens Olaf Christian Nölke) is a German-born Zen monk who is presently the abbot of Antai-ji, a Japanese Sōtō Zen temple in Shin'onsen in the Mikata District of Japan's Hyōgo Prefecture.
The Mỹ Lai Massacre (Thảm sát Mỹ Lai) was the Vietnam War mass murder of unarmed Vietnamese civilians by U.S. troops in South Vietnam on 16 March 1968.
Naomi Ellen Watts (born 28 September 1968) is an English actress and film producer.
Napalm is a mixture of a gelling agent and either gasoline (petrol) or a similar fuel.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research.
Nasser Hussain OBE (born 28 March 1968) is a former English cricketer who captained the England cricket team between 1999 and 2003, with his overall international career extending from 1990 to 2004.
The National Civil Rights Museum is a complex of museums and historic buildings in Memphis, Tennessee; its exhibits trace the history of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States from the 17th century to the present.
National Educational Television (NET) was a United States educational broadcast television network that was owned by the Ford Foundation and later co-owned by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
Nauru (Naoero, or), officially the Republic of Nauru (Repubrikin Naoero) and formerly known as Pleasant Island, is an island country in Micronesia, a subregion of Oceania, in the Central Pacific.
A nautical mile is a unit of measurement defined as exactly.
Nazzareno Carusi (born November 9, 1968, in Celano, Abruzzo) is an Italian pianist.
The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.
Jørn Stubberud (born April 13, 1968) is a Norwegian musician.
Nerve agents, sometimes also called nerve gases, are a class of organic chemicals that disrupt the mechanisms by which nerves transfer messages to organs.
The Nevada National Security Site (N2S2 or NNSS), previously the Nevada Test Site (NTS), is a United States Department of Energy reservation located in southeastern Nye County, Nevada, about 65 miles (105 km) northwest of the city of Las Vegas.
The New Hampshire primary is the first in a series of nationwide party primary elections and the second party contest (the first being the Iowa Caucuses) held in the United States every four years as part of the process of choosing the delegates to the Democratic and Republican national conventions which choose the party nominees for the presidential elections to be held the subsequent November.
New Kids on the Block (also initialized as NKOTB) is an American boy band from Boston, Massachusetts.
The New Progressive Party (Partido Nuevo Progresista, PNP or NPP) is a political party in Puerto Rico that advocates for the island to become a state of the United States.
The New York Central Railroad was a railroad operating in the Northeastern United States.
The New York Jets are a professional American football team located in the New York metropolitan area.
New York Radical Women was an early second-wave feminist radical feminist group that existed from 1967–1969.
Nguyễn Ngọc Loan (11 December 193014 July 1998) was South Vietnam's chief of National Police.
Niamh Kavanagh (born 13 February 1968) is an Irish singer who sang the winning entry at the Eurovision Song Contest 1993.
Nice (Niçard Niça, classical norm, or Nissa, nonstandard,; Nizza; Νίκαια; Nicaea) is the fifth most populous city in France and the capital of the Alpes-Maritimes département.
Nicole Mitchell Murphy (born Nicole Mitchell; January 5, 1968) is an American fashion model, television personality, designer, actress, and businesswoman.
The Nigerian Civil War, commonly known as the Biafran War (6 July 1967 – 15 January 1970), was a war fought between the government of Nigeria and the secessionist state of Biafra.
Night of the Living Dead is a 1968 American independent horror film written, directed, photographed and edited by George A. Romero, co-written by John Russo, and starring Duane Jones and Judith O'Dea.
Nitin Chandra Ganatra (born 30 June 1967) is a Kenyan-born English actor, best known for playing Masood Ahmed in the BBC soap-opera EastEnders since 2007.
NLS, or the "oN-Line System", was a revolutionary computer collaboration system from the 1960s.
The Nobel Peace Prize (Swedish, Norwegian: Nobels fredspris) is one of the five Nobel Prizes created by the Swedish industrialist, inventor, and armaments manufacturer Alfred Nobel, along with the prizes in Chemistry, Physics, Physiology or Medicine, and Literature.
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry (Nobelpriset i kemi) is awarded annually by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences to scientists in the various fields of chemistry.
The Nobel Prize in Literature (Nobelpriset i litteratur) is a Swedish literature prize that has been awarded annually, since 1901, to an author from any country who has, in the words of the will of Swedish industrialist Alfred Nobel, produced "in the field of literature the most outstanding work in an ideal direction" (original Swedish: "den som inom litteraturen har producerat det mest framstående verket i en idealisk riktning").
The Nobel Prize in Physics (Nobelpriset i fysik) is a yearly award given by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences for those who conferred the most outstanding contributions for mankind in the field of physics.
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (Nobelpriset i fysiologi eller medicin), administered by the Nobel Foundation, is awarded once a year for outstanding discoveries in the fields of life sciences and medicine.
, better known by the stage name, is a Japanese voice actor and singer who is most known for the roles of Tasuki (Fushigi Yûgi), Ban Mido (GetBackers), Nnoitra Gilga (Bleach), Fate/Stay Night (Lancer), Basara Nekki (Macross 7), Kabuto Yakushi (Naruto), Guts (Berserk), Knuckles the Echidna (''Sonic the Hedgehog'' series of games and the anime Sonic X, since 1998) Lee Pai-Long (Shaman King) and Nowaki Kusama (Junjo Romantica: Pure Romance).
Noel Michael Collins (11 December 1936 – 15 August 2011) was a British actor.
Noordin Mohammad Top (11 August 1968 – 17 September 2009) was a Malaysian Muslim extremist, also referred to as Noordin, Din Moch Top, Muh Top, Top M, or Mat Top.
Sir Norman Everard Brookes (14 November 187728 September 1968) was an Australian tennis player.
Norman Mattoon Thomas (November 20, 1884 – December 19, 1968) was an American Presbyterian minister who achieved fame as a socialist, pacifist, and six-time presidential candidate for the Socialist Party of America.
North Charlotte is a neighborhood in Charlotte, North Carolina.
North Korea (Chosŏn'gŭl:조선; Hanja:朝鮮; Chosŏn), officially the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (abbreviated as DPRK, PRK, DPR Korea, or Korea DPR), is a country in East Asia constituting the northern part of the Korean Peninsula.
North Vietnam, officially the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (DRV) (Việt Nam Dân Chủ Cộng Hòa), was a country in Southeast Asia from 1945 to 1976, although it did not achieve widespread recognition until 1954.
Northern Ireland (Tuaisceart Éireann; Ulster-Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a part of the United Kingdom in the north-east of the island of Ireland, variously described as a country, province or region.
The Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association was an organisation that campaigned for civil rights in Northern Ireland during the late 1960s and early 1970s.
is a Japanese author and fashion designer.
In the ancient astronomy, it is the cusp day between Scorpio and Sagittarius.
This day marks the approximate midpoint of autumn in the Northern Hemisphere and of spring in the Southern Hemisphere (starting the season at the September equinox).
A nuclear weapon is an explosive device that derives its destructive force from nuclear reactions, either fission (fission bomb) or from a combination of fission and fusion reactions (thermonuclear bomb).
Nuclear weapons tests are experiments carried out to determine the effectiveness, yield, and explosive capability of nuclear weapons.
The Oakland Raiders are a professional American football franchise based in Oakland, California.
Oakland is the largest city and the county seat of Alameda County, California, United States.
Oelwein is a city in Fayette County, Iowa, United States.
Russell Tyrone Jones (November 15, 1968 – November 13, 2004), better known under his stage name Ol' Dirty Bastard (or ODB), was an American rapper and producer.
Olga Neuwirth (born 4 August 1968 in Graz) is an Austrian composer.
Oliver Bierhoff (born 1 May 1968) is a retired German former footballer who scored the first golden goal in the history of major international football, for Germany in the Euro 96 final, a career-defining performance that vaulted him into the international limelight.
Oliver! is a 1968 musical drama film directed by Carol Reed and based on the stage musical of the same name, with book, music and lyrics written by Lionel Bart.
Omar Efraín Torrijos Herrera (February 13, 1929 – July 31, 1981), more commonly known as Omar Torrijos, was the Commander of the Panamanian and National Guard and the de facto dictator of Panama from 1968 to 1981.
is a Japanese voice actress.
One Life to Live (often abbreviated as OLTL) is an American soap opera broadcast on the ABC television network for more than 43 years, from July 15, 1968, to January 13, 2012, and then on the internet as a web series on Hulu and iTunes via The Online Network from April 29 to August 19, 2013.
Operation Commando Hunt was a covert U.S. Seventh Air Force and U.S. Navy Task Force 77 aerial interdiction campaign that took place during the Vietnam War.
Operation Crosstie was a series of 48 nuclear tests conducted by the United States in 1967–1968 at the Nevada Test Site.
Operation Sealords was a military operation that took place during the Vietnam War.
The Orangeburg massacre refers to the shooting of protesters by South Carolina Highway Patrol officers in Orangeburg, South Carolina, on the South Carolina State University campus on the evening of February 8, 1968.
Orangeburg, also known as The Garden City, is the principal city in and the county seat of Orangeburg County, South Carolina, United States.
In physics, an orbit is the gravitationally curved trajectory of an object, such as the trajectory of a planet around a star or a natural satellite around a planet.
Ott (born 12 April 1968 in London, England) is a British record producer and musician who has worked with Sinéad O'Connor, Embrace, The Orb, and Brian Eno, and has achieved recognition since 2002 for his own psychedelic dub tracks and his collaborations with Simon Posford (Hallucinogen / Shpongle).
Otto Hahn, (8 March 1879 – 28 July 1968) was a German chemist and pioneer in the fields of radioactivity and radiochemistry.
Owen Cunningham Wilson (born November 18, 1968) is an American actor, producer, and screenwriter.
Pablo Gabino Rey Sendón (known artistically as Pablo Rey - born August 12, 1968 in Barcelona) is a spanish painter artist.
John Leo "Paddy" Driscoll (January 11, 1895 – June 29, 1968) was an American football and baseball player and football coach.
Padre Pio, also known as Saint Pio of Pietrelcina (Pio da Pietrelcina), O.F.M. Cap. (May 25, 1887September 23, 1968), was a friar, priest, stigmatist, and mystic, now venerated as a saint of the Catholic church.
Pan Am Flight 281 was a regularly scheduled Pan American World Airways flight to San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Panama (Panamá), officially the Republic of Panama (República de Panamá), is a country in Central America, bordered by Costa Rica to the west, Colombia to the southeast, the Caribbean Sea to the north and the Pacific Ocean to the south.
Paolo Cesare Maldini (born 26 June 1968) is an Italian former professional footballer who played as a left-back and central defender for A.C. Milan and the Italy national team.
Paris Nanterre University (French: Université Paris Nanterre), formerly called "Paris X Nanterre" and more recently "Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense", is a French university in the Academy of Versailles.
Parker Christian Posey (born November 8, 1968) is an American actress and musician.
Parliament Buildings, often referred to as Stormont because of its location in the Stormont Estate area of Belfast, is the seat of the Northern Ireland Assembly, the devolved legislature for the region.
Patrick George Hentgen (born November 13, 1968) is an American former professional baseball pitcher, and currently a special assistant to the Toronto Blue Jays organization.
Patrick Stewart "Pat" Onstad (born January 13, 1968) is a Canadian former soccer goalkeeper currently serving as an assistant coach with Columbus Crew SC.
Patricia Arquette (born April 8, 1968) is an Academy Award winning American actress.
Patrick Burns (born 1968) is an American paranormal investigator, best known as star of the TruTV (formerly Court TV) series Haunting Evidence.
Patricia Jude Francis Kensit (born 4 March 1968) is an English actress, singer, model, and former child star.
Paul Andrew Crichton (born 3 October 1968) is an English former professional footballer and coach.
Paul Hopkins (born July 12, 1968) is a Canadian television, film and theatre actor.
Paul Mazurkiewicz (born September 8, 1968) is an American drummer best known as a member for death metal band Cannibal Corpse.
Paul Rudish (born 1968) is an American animator, writer and voice actor originally known for his art, writing, and design work at Cartoon Network Studios on series created by Genndy Tartakovsky.
Paul Anthony Tracy (born December 17, 1968) is a Canadian-American former professional auto racing driver who competed in CART, the Champ Car World Series and the IndyCar Series.
Paul Tucker (born 12 August 1965, Crystal Palace, London, England) is a record producer and songwriter.
Paula Cole (born April 5, 1968) is an American singer-songwriter.
Paul Montgomery Shore (born February 1, 1968) is an American actor, comedian, director, writer and producer.
Penal labour is a generic term for various kinds of unfree labour which prisoners are required to perform, typically manual labour.
The Penn Central Transportation Company, commonly abbreviated to Penn Central, was an American Class I railroad headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, that operated from 1968 until 1976.
The Pennsylvania Railroad (or Pennsylvania Railroad Company and also known as the "Pennsy") was an American Class I railroad that was established in 1846 and was headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The People's Army of Vietnam (PAVN; Quân Đội Nhân Dân Việt Nam), also known as the Vietnamese People's Army (VPA), is the military force of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
The People's Party (PP) (Partido del Pueblo, PP) was a political party in Puerto Rico, founded by Roberto Sánchez Vilella in 1968.
Pert L. Kelton (October 14, 1907 – October 29, 1968) was an American stage, movie, radio and television actress.
Peru (Perú; Piruw Republika; Piruw Suyu), officially the Republic of Peru, is a country in western South America.
Peter Hans Docter (born October 9, 1968) is an American film director, animator, screenwriter, producer, voice actor and chief creative officer of Pixar Animation Studios.
Peter Arno (January 8, 1904 – February 22, 1968) was a U.S. cartoonist.
Peter Bondra (born February 7, 1968) is a Ukrainian-born Slovak former professional ice hockey player.
Philip Hansen Anselmo (born June 30, 1968) is an American heavy metal musician who is best known as the lead vocalist for Pantera, Down, and Superjoint Ritual.
Philip Michael Starbuck (born 24 November 1968) is an English former professional footballer who scored 43 goals from 245 appearances in the Football League playing for a number of different clubs.
Philippa Forrester (born 20 September 1968 in Winchester, Hampshire) is an English television and radio presenter, producer and author.
Phill Lewis (b. 1968) is an American actor, director, and comedian, best known for his role as Mr. Moseby on the Disney Channel series The Suite Life of Zack & Cody and its spin-off, The Suite Life on Deck.
The Phoenix Program (Chiến dịch Phụng Hoàng, a word related to fenghuang, the Chinese phoenix) was a program designed, coordinated, and executed by the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), United States special operations forces, U.S. Army intelligence collection units from the U.S. Military Assistance Command, Vietnam (MACV—the joint-service command that provided command and control for all U.S. advisory and assistance efforts in Vietnam), special forces operatives from the Australian Army Training Team Vietnam (AATTV), and the Republic of Vietnam's (South Vietnam) security apparatus during the Vietnam War.
The Phong Nhị and Phong Nhất massacre (퐁니·퐁넛 양민학살 사건, Vietnamese: Thảm sát Phong Nhất và Phong Nhị) was a massacre reported to have been conducted by the 2nd Marine Division of the South Korean Marine Corps on 12 February 1968 of unarmed citizens in Phong Nhị and Phong Nhất village, Điện Bàn District of Quảng Nam Province in South Vietnam.
PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor (or simply PHP) is a server-side scripting language designed for Web development, but also used as a general-purpose programming language.
Joseph Philippe Pierre Yves Elliott Trudeau (October 18, 1919 – September 28, 2000), often referred to by the initials PET, was a Canadian statesman who served as the 15th Prime Minister of Canada (1968–1979 and 1980–1984).
Planet of the Apes is a 1968 American science fiction film directed by Franklin J. Schaffner.
"Plato's Stepchildren" is the tenth episode of the third season of the American science fiction television series Star Trek, first broadcast November 22, 1968.
A politician is a person active in party politics, or a person holding or seeking office in government.
Pope Paul VI (Paulus VI; Paolo VI; born Giovanni Battista Enrico Antonio Maria Montini; 26 September 1897 – 6 August 1978) reigned from 21 June 1963 to his death in 1978.
The Popular Democratic Party (Partido Popular Democrático, PPD) is a political party that advocates to continue as a Commonwealth of the United States with self-government.
A pornographic actor (or actress for female), or porn star, is a person who performs sex acts in video that is usually characterized as a pornographic movie.
Port Harcourt (Ikwerre: Ígúọ́cha; Pidgin: Po-ta-kot) is the capital and largest city of Rivers State, Nigeria.
Portsmouth is a port city in Hampshire, England, mainly on Portsea Island, south-west of London and south-east of Southampton.
The Prague Spring (Pražské jaro, Pražská jar) was a period of political liberalization in Czechoslovakia during the era of its domination by the Soviet Union after World War II.
Preben Uglebjerg (16 January 1931 – 31 May 1968) was a Danish film actor and entertainer.
The President of Brazil, officially the President of the Federative Republic of Brazil (Presidente da República Federativa do Brasil) or simply the President of the Republic, is both the head of state and the head of government of the Federative Republic of Brazil.
The President of Honduras (Presidente de Honduras) officially known as the President of the Republic of Honduras (Spanish: Presidente de la República de Honduras), is the head of state and head of government of Honduras, and the Commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces.
The President of the Republic of South Africa is the head of state and head of government under the Constitution of South Africa.
A prime minister is the head of a cabinet and the leader of the ministers in the executive branch of government, often in a parliamentary or semi-presidential system.
The Prime Minister of Australia (sometimes informally abbreviated to PM) is the head of government of Australia.
The Prime Minister of Belgium (Eerste minister van België; Premier ministre de Belgique; Premierminister von Belgien) or the Premier of Belgium is the head of the federal government in the Kingdom of Belgium.
The Prime Minister of Finland (Suomen pääministeri) is the head of the Finnish Government.
The Prime Minister of the Republic of Kosovo (Kryeministri Republikës së Kosovës, Serbian: Премијер Pепубликe Косово/Premijer Republike Kosovо) is the head of government of the Republic of Kosovo.
The President of the Council of Ministers (Polish: Prezes Rady Ministrów), colloquially referred to as the Prime Minister of Poland (Polish: Premier Polski), is the leader of the cabinet and the head of government of Poland.
The Prime Minister of South Africa (Eerste Minister van Suid-Afrika) was the head of government in South Africa between 1910 and 1984.
The Prime Minister (นายกรัฐมนตรี) of Thailand is the head of government of Thailand.
Prince Friso of Orange-Nassau (Johan Friso Bernhard Christiaan David van Oranje-Nassau van Amsberg; 25 September 1968 – 12 August 2013) was a younger brother of King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands.
Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark, (Πριγκίπισσα Μαρίνα της Ελλάδας και Δανίας; 27 August 1968), later known as the Duchess of Kent, was a princess of the Greek royal house, who married Prince George, Duke of Kent, fourth son of King George V of the United Kingdom in 1934.
The Pro Football Hall of Fame is the hall of fame for professional American football, located in Canton, Ohio.
The protests of 1968 comprised a worldwide escalation of social conflicts, predominantly characterized by popular rebellions against military and bureaucratic elites, who responded with an escalation of political repression.
The Puerto Rican Independence Party (Partido Independentista Puertorriqueño, PIP) is a social-democratic political party in Puerto Rico that campaigns for the independence of Puerto Rico from United States suzerainty.
Qasim Melho (قاسم ملحو; born 5 February 1968 in Aleppo, Syria) is a Syrian television and theatre actor.
Qiao Hong (born November 21, 1968 in Wuhan, Hubei) is a former female Chinese table tennis player.
Queen Sonja of Norway (born Sonja Haraldsen on 4 July 1937) is the wife of King Harald V.
Rachael Elaine Harris (born January 12, 1968) is an American actress and comedian.
Rachael Ray (born August 25, 1968) is an American television personality, businesswoman, celebrity chef, and author.
Rachel Anne Griffiths (born December 18, 1968) is an Australian actress and director.
Radical feminism is a perspective within feminism that calls for a radical reordering of society in which male supremacy is eliminated in all social and economic contexts.
Rally is a form of motorsport that takes place on public or private roads with modified production or specially built road-legal cars.
Ramón Menéndez Pidal (13 March 1869 - 14 November 1968) was a Spanish philologist and historian.
Jose Ramón Gil Samaniego (February 6, 1899 – October 30, 1968), best known as Ramón Novarro, was a Mexican film, stage and television actor who began his career in silent films in 1917 and eventually became a leading man and one of the top box office attractions of the 1920s and early 1930s.
Ramush Haradinaj (born 3 March 1968) is a Kosovo Albanian politician, who has been the Prime Minister of Kosovo since 9 September 2017 and leader of the AAK party.
Randolph Frederick Edward Spencer-Churchill (28 May 1911 – 6 June 1968) was a British journalist, writer and a Conservative Member of Parliament (MP) for Preston from 1940 to 1945.
Rashid Sidek (born 8 July 1968 in Banting, Selangor) is a former Malaysian professional badminton player and coach.
Rasmus Lerdorf (born 22 November 1968) is a Danish-Canadian programmer.
Raymond Anthony Coulthard (born 3 September 1968) is an English actor.
Ray Harroun (January 12, 1879 – January 19, 1968) was an American racecar driver and pioneering constructor most famous for winning the inaugural Indianapolis 500 in 1911.
Clyde Julian Foley (June 17, 1910 – September 19, 1968), known professionally as Red Foley, was an American singer, musician, and radio and TV personality who made a major contribution to the growth of country music after World War II.
A reef is a bar of rock, sand, coral or similar material, lying beneath the surface of water.
A referendum (plural: referendums or referenda) is a direct vote in which an entire electorate is invited to vote on a particular proposal.
Regan Burns (born June 13, 1968) is an American actor and comedian.
Rena Sherel Sofer (born December 2, 1968) is an American actress, known for her appearances in daytime television, episodic guest appearances, and made-for-television movies.
René Samuel Cassin (5 October 1887 – 20 February 1976) was a French jurist, law professor and judge.
René Cogny (25 April 1904, Saint-Valery-en-Caux – 11 September 1968) was a French Général de division, World War II and French Resistance veteran and survivor of Buchenwald and Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camps.
A republic (res publica) is a form of government in which the country is considered a "public matter", not the private concern or property of the rulers.
The Republic of Rose Island (Respubliko de la Insulo de la Rozoj) was a short-lived micronation on a man-made platform in the Adriatic Sea, off the coast of the province of Rimini, Italy.
The Republican National Convention (RNC) is a series of presidential nominating conventions of the United States Republican Party since 1856.
The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP (abbreviation for Grand Old Party), is one of the two major political parties in the United States, the other being its historic rival, the Democratic Party.
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) are a group of college and university-based officer training programs for training commissioned officers of the United States Armed Forces.
Rhodesia was an unrecognised state in southern Africa from 1965 to 1979, equivalent in territory to modern Zimbabwe.
is a Japanese actress, voice actress and singer who was born in Yokohama, Japan.
Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was an American politician who served as the 37th President of the United States, serving from 1969 until 1974, when he resigned from office, the only U.S. president to do so.
Richmond is a city in east central Indiana, United States, bordering on Ohio.
The Richmond, Indiana, explosion was a double explosion which occurred at 1:47 PM EST on Saturday, April 6, 1968, in downtown Richmond, Indiana.
Ricki Pamela Lake (born September 21, 1968) is an American actress, television presenter and producer.
Rimini (Rémin; Ariminum) is a city of about 150,000 inhabitants in the Emilia-Romagna region of northern Italy and capital city of the Province of Rimini.
Rio de Janeiro (River of January), or simply Rio, is the second-most populous municipality in Brazil and the sixth-most populous in the Americas.
On 20 April 1968, British Member of Parliament Enoch Powell addressed a meeting of the Conservative Political Centre in Birmingham, United Kingdom.
RKO Pictures was an American film production and distribution company.
Robert Conrad "Robb" Flynn (born Lawrence Matthew Cardine; July 19, 1967) is the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist for the heavy metal band Machine Head.
Robert Francis "Bobby" Kennedy (November 20, 1925 – June 6, 1968) was an American politician and lawyer who served as the 64th United States Attorney General from January 1961 to September 1964, and as a U.S. Senator for New York from January 1965 until his assassination in June 1968.
Robert Gant (born Robert John Gonzalez; July 13, 1968) is an American actor.
Robert Korzeniowski (born 30 July 1968) is a Polish former racewalker.
Robert Paxton McCulloch (May 11, 1911 – February 25, 1977) was an American Missourian entrepreneur most notable for McCulloch chainsaws and purchasing the old London Bridge and moving it to one of the cities he founded, Lake Havasu City, Arizona.
Robert Anthony Rodriguez (born June 20, 1968) is an American filmmaker.
Robert William Holley (January 28, 1922 – February 11, 1993) was an American biochemist.
Robert Wood "General" Johnson II (April 4, 1893 – January 30, 1968) was an American businessman.
Robert Zigler Leonard (October 7, 1889 – August 27, 1968) was an American film director, actor, producer, and screenwriter.
Roberto "Robbie" Alomar Velázquez (born February 5, 1968) is a former Major League Baseball player (1988–2004), regarded highly as a second baseman.
Roberto Sánchez Vilella (19 February 1913 – 24 March 1997) was the second Governor of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, holding the position from 1965 to 1969.
Robin Morgan (born January 29, 1941) is an American poet, author, political theorist and activist, journalist, lecturer, and former child actor.
Rodney Roy "Rod" Beck (August 3, 1968 – June 23, 2007), nicknamed "Shooter", was a relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the San Francisco Giants (–), Chicago Cubs (–), Boston Red Sox (1999–) and San Diego Padres (–).
The Rodney riots were riots and civil disturbances in Kingston, Jamaica in October 1968.
Romania (România) is a sovereign state located at the crossroads of Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe.
Romano Guardini (17 February 1885 – 1 October 1968) was an Italian-born German Catholic priest, author, and academic.
Ronan Point was a 21-storey tower block in Canning Town in Newham, East London, which partly collapsed on 16 May 1968, only two months after it had opened.
Rosemary's Baby is a 1968 American psychological horror film with supernatural horror elements written and directed by Roman Polanski, based on the bestselling 1967 novel of the same name by Ira Levin.
Rotaract originally began as a Rotary International youth program in 1968 at in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States, and has grown into a major Rotary-sponsored organization of over 9,522 clubs spread around the world and 291,006 members.
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (often simply referred to as Laugh-In) is an American sketch comedy television program that ran for 140 episodes from January 22, 1968, to March 12, 1973, on the NBC television network.
The Royal Albert Hall is a concert hall on the northern edge of South Kensington, London, which has held the Proms concerts annually each summer since 1941.
The Royal Ulster Constabulary was the police force in Northern Ireland from 1922 to 2001.
Alfred Willi Rudolf "Rudi" Dutschke (7 March 1940 – 24 December 1979) was a prominent spokesperson of the German student movement of the 1960s.
Rugby league football is a full-contact sport played by two teams of thirteen players on a rectangular field.
In general, a rural area or countryside is a geographic area that is located outside towns and cities.
The Standard & Poor's 500, often abbreviated as the S&P 500, or just the S&P, is an American stock market index based on the market capitalizations of 500 large companies having common stock listed on the NYSE or NASDAQ.
Sabrina Salerno, also known in her singing career as Sabrina, is an Italian singer, songwriter, record producer, glamour model, actress and television presenter.
Saddam Hussein Abd al-Majid al-Tikriti (Arabic: صدام حسين عبد المجيد التكريتي; 28 April 1937 – 30 December 2006) was President of Iraq from 16 July 1979 until 9 April 2003.
Salvatore Quasimodo (August 20, 1901 – June 14, 1968) was an Sicilian novelist and poet.
Sam Rockwell (born November 5, 1968) is an American actor.
Sam Sneed (formerly Sam Chuck; February 29, 1968 in McKeesport, Pennsylvania) is an American producer and rapper.
Sami Solh or Sami El Solh (1887–1968) was a Lebanese Sunni Muslim politician.
Samir Soni is an Indian film and television actor, director and a former fashion model.
Samuel Kelvin Peralta Sosa (born November 12, 1968) is a Dominican former professional baseball right fielder.
San Francisco (initials SF;, Spanish for 'Saint Francis'), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.
San Francisco Bay is a shallow estuary in the US state of California.
Sandrine Kiberlain (born 25 February 1968) is a French actress and singer.
Sarah Ann McLachlan, OC, OBC (born January 28, 1968) is a Canadian singer and songwriter known for her emotional ballads and mezzo-soprano vocal range.
Sarah Christine Thyre (born July 7, 1968) is an American actress and writer.
The Saturn V (pronounced "Saturn five") was an American human-rated expendable rocket used by NASA between 1967 and 1973.
Scott Richard Wolf (born June 4, 1968) is an American actor.
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Second-wave feminism is a period of feminist activity and thought that began in the United States in the early 1960s and lasted roughly two decades.
Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, normally referred to as the Foreign Secretary, is a senior, high-ranking official within the Government of the United Kingdom and head of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
The Secretary-General of the United Nations (UNSG or just SG) is the head of the United Nations Secretariat, one of the six principal organs of the United Nations.
The Selective Service System is an independent agency of the United States government that maintains information on those potentially subject to military conscription.
Between the years AD 1900 and 2099, September 11 of the Gregorian calendar is the leap day of the Coptic and Ethiopian calendars.
It is frequently the day of the autumnal equinox in the Northern Hemisphere and the day of the vernal equinox in the Southern Hemisphere.
It is frequently the day of the autumnal equinox in the Northern Hemisphere and the day of the vernal equinox in the Southern Hemisphere.
Serge Postigo (born November 14, 1968) is a Canadian actor.
Orville Richard Burrell CD (born October 22, 1968), better known by his stage name Shaggy, is a Jamaican musician, singer, DJ, and former United States Marine.
Shangguan Yunzhu (2 March 1920 – 23 November 1968) was a Chinese actress active from the 1940s to the 1960s.
Shannon Sharpe (born June 26, 1968) is a former American football tight end who played for the Denver Broncos and Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League (NFL), as well as a former analyst for CBS Sports on its NFL telecasts.
is a Japanese voice actor from Tokyo.
(born August 24, 1968) is a JapaneseAmerican professional wrestler and color commentator signed by WWE, where he is a one-time Cruiserweight Champion and a one-time Hardcore Champion.
Sicily (Sicilia; Sicìlia) is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea.
Sidse Babett Knudsen (born 22 November 1968) is a Danish actress who works in theatre, television, and film.
Silvio Fauner (born 1 November 1968 in San Pietro di Cadore, Province of Belluno) is an Italian former cross-country skier who competed from 1988 to 2006.
Singer Corporation is an American manufacturer of sewing machines, first established as I. M. Singer & Co. in 1851 by Isaac Merritt Singer with New York lawyer Edward Clark.
Singer Presents...ELVIS (commonly referred to as the 68 Comeback Special) is a television special starring singer Elvis Presley, aired by the National Broadcasting Company (NBC) on December 3, 1968.
Sirhan Bishara Sirhan (سرحان بشارة سرحان, born March 19, 1944) is a Palestinian with Jordanian citizenship who shot and mortally wounded Senator Robert F. Kennedy on June 5, 1968; Kennedy died the following day.
A sit-in or sit-down is a form of direct action that involves one or more people occupying an area for a protest, often to promote political, social, or economic change.
Skorpios or Scorpios (Σκορπιός) is a private island in the Ionian Sea off the western coast of Greece and just to the east of the island of Lefkada.
Skull Valley, is a long valley located in east Tooele County, Utah, United States at the southwest of the Great Salt Lake.
A soap opera or soaper is an ongoing, episodic work of fiction presented in serial format on television, radio and in novels, featuring the lives of many characters and focusing on emotional relationships to the point of melodrama.
The Socialist Party of America (SPA) was a multi-tendency democratic socialist and social democratic political party in the United States formed in 1901 by a merger between the three-year-old Social Democratic Party of America and disaffected elements of the Socialist Labor Party of America which had split from the main organization in 1899.
Soldier Field is an American football stadium located in the Near South Side of Chicago, Illinois. It opened in 1924 and is the home field of the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL), who moved there in 1971. The stadium's interior was mostly demolished and rebuilt as part of a major renovation project in 2002, which modernized the facility but lowered seating capacity, while also causing it to be delisted as a National Historic Landmark. Soldier Field has served as the home venue for a number of other sports teams in its history, including the Chicago Cardinals of the NFL, University of Notre Dame football, and the Chicago Fire of Major League Soccer, as well as games from the 1994 FIFA World Cup, the 1999 FIFA Women's World Cup, and multiple CONCACAF Gold Cup championships. With a football capacity of 61,500, it is the third-smallest stadium in the NFL. In 2016, Soldier Field became the second-oldest stadium in the league when the Los Angeles Rams began playing temporarily at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, which opened a year earlier than Soldier Field.
Sonia Marina Clarke (born 21 June 1968), better known by her stage name Sonique, is a British singer, musician and DJ.
Sonja Zietlow (born 13 May 1968 in Bonn) is a German television presenter.
Sora Jung (born as Kim Seo-ra on 29 January 1968) is a South Korean television actress.
South Vietnam, officially the Republic of Vietnam (RVN, Việt Nam Cộng Hòa), was a country that existed from 1955 to 1975 and comprised the southern half of what is now the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
K-129 was a Project 629A (NATO reporting name Golf II) diesel-electric powered submarine of the Soviet Pacific Fleet, one of six Project 629 strategic ballistic missile submarines attached to the 15th Submarine Squadron based at Rybachiy Naval Base, Kamchatka, commanded by Rear Admiral Rudolf A. Golosov.
The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.
Special forces and special operations forces are military units trained to conduct special operations.
The Special Olympics is the world's largest sports organization for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, providing year-round training and competitions to 5 million athletes and Unified States Sports partners in 172 countries.
Spiro Theodore "Ted" Agnew (November 9, 1918 – September 17, 1996) was the 39th Vice President of the United States, serving from 1969 to his resignation in 1973.
Stacey Williams (born April 15, 1968) is an American fashion model.
Stacy Haiduk (born April 24, 1968) is an American actress.
Star Trek is an American science fiction television series created by Gene Roddenberry that follows the adventures of the starship and its crew.
Stephan Thomas Pastis (born January 16, 1968) is an American cartoonist and the creator of the comic strip Pearls Before Swine.
Stephanie Michelle Seymour (born July 23, 1968) is an American model and actress.
Stewart Graham Lee (born 5 April 1968) is an English stand-up comedian, writer and director.
Randy Walker (April 8, 1968 – November 30, 1995), better known by his stage name Stretch, was an American rapper and record producer who was a close friend and collaborator of Tupac Shakur.
A submarine (or simply sub) is a watercraft capable of independent operation underwater.
The Sud Aviation SE 210 Caravelle was a French short/medium-range jet airliner.
Sugar Ray is an American rock band from Newport Beach, California.
The second AFL-NFL World Championship Game in professional football, known retrospectively as Super Bowl II, was played on Sunday, January 14, 1968, at the Orange Bowl in Miami, Florida.
Svetlana Aleksandrovna Masterkova (Светлана Александровна Мастеркова; born 17 January 1968) is a Russian former middle distance runner and current women's world record holder for the mile and the kilometer.
Swaziland, officially the Kingdom of Eswatini since April 2018 (Swazi: Umbuso weSwatini), is a landlocked sovereign state in Southern Africa.
"Sympathy for the Devil" is a samba rock song by the Rolling Stones, written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards.
Take That are an English pop group formed in Manchester in 1990.
Tallulah Brockman Bankhead (January 31, 1902 – December 12, 1968) was an American actress of the stage and screen.
Tammy Lauren Vasquez (born November 16, 1968), known professionally as Tammy Lauren, is an American film and television actress.
A tank is an armoured fighting vehicle designed for front-line combat, with heavy firepower, strong armour, tracks and a powerful engine providing good battlefield maneuverability.
Television (TV) is a telecommunication medium used for transmitting moving images in monochrome (black and white), or in colour, and in two or three dimensions and sound.
Terje Riis-Johansen (born 15 March 1968) is a Norwegian politician for the Centre Party.
Terri Lynn Sauson (born August 5, 1968), known professionally as Terri Clark, is a Canadian country music artist who has had success in both Canada and the United States.
Terry Alan Crews (born July 30, 1968) is an American actor, artist, activist and former American football player.
Terry McGurrin (born November 5, 1968) is a Canadian actor, comedian (in The Debaters) and writer from Ottawa, Ontario.
The Tet Offensive (Sự kiện Tết Mậu Thân 1968), or officially called The General Offensive and Uprising of Tet Mau Than 1968 (Tổng Tiến công và Nổi dậy Tết Mậu Thân 1968) by North Vietnam and the NLF (National Liberation Front), was one of the largest military campaigns of the Vietnam War, launched on January 30, 1968, by forces of the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese People's Army of Vietnam against the forces of the South Vietnamese Army of the Republic of Vietnam, the United States Armed Forces, and their allies.
(born September 11, 1968) is a Japanese television, stage and film actor and restaurateur, best known for portraying Kotaro Minami, the main character in the tokusatsu television series Kamen Rider Black and its sequel, Kamen Rider Black RX.
Thames Television was a franchise holder for a region of the British ITV television network serving London and surrounding area on weekdays from 30 July 1968 until the night of 31 December 1992.
The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960.
The Beatles, also known as "The White Album", is the ninth studio album by the English rock band the Beatles, released on 22 November 1968.
The Howard Stern Show is an American talk radio show hosted by Howard Stern.
"The Mother of All Demos" is a name retroactively applied to a landmark computer demonstration, given at the Association for Computing Machinery / Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (ACM/IEEE)—Computer Society's Fall Joint Computer Conference in San Francisco, which was presented by Douglas Engelbart on 9 December, 1968.
The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London, England, in 1962.
The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus was a concert show organised by the Rolling Stones on 11 December 1968.
The Teenagers are an American-Puerto Rican doo wop group, most noted for being one of rock music's earliest successes, presented to international audiences by DJ Alan Freed.
The Times is a British daily (Monday to Saturday) national newspaper based in London, England.
The Troubles (Na Trioblóidí) was an ethno-nationalist conflict in Northern Ireland during the late 20th century.
The Wizard of Oz is a 1939 American musical fantasy film produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
Theoren Wallace "Theo" Fleury (born June 29, 1968) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player.
A thermonuclear weapon is a second-generation nuclear weapon design using a secondary nuclear fusion stage consisting of implosion tamper, fusion fuel, and spark plug which is bombarded by the energy released by the detonation of a primary fission bomb within, compressing the fuel material (tritium, deuterium or lithium deuteride) and causing a fusion reaction.
Thio Li-ann (born 10 March 1968) is a Singaporean law professor at the National University of Singapore.
Thomas Edward Yorke (born 7 October 1968) is an English musician and composer, and the singer and principal songwriter of the alternative rock band Radiohead.
Thomas Gustafsson (born 25 February 1968) is a Swedish composer and musician from Skövde, Västergötland, Sweden, north-east of Gothenburg.
Thomas Jean Roger Levet (born 5 September 1968) is a French professional golfer who is a member of the European Tour and former member of the PGA Tour.
Thomas Merton (1915–1968) was a Catalan Trappist monk of American nationality.
Tiffany Lynn Grant (born October 11, 1968) is an American actress and script writer who is known for her English-dubbing work for ADV Films on such anime films and television series as Neon Genesis Evangelion, in which she voiced the character Asuka Langley Soryu.
Timothy James Salmon (born August 24, 1968), nicknamed King Fish, is a retired Major League Baseball outfielder and designated hitter who played his entire career with the team known, at various points during his tenure, as the California Angels, Anaheim Angels and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.
Timothy Lincoln Beckwith (born October 14, 1968) is the son of Annemarie Hoffman and claimed by Hoffman to be the son of her husband Robert Todd Lincoln Beckwith, which would make Beckwith the great-great grandson, and the only known living descendant, of Abraham Lincoln.
Timothy James McVeigh (April 23, 1968 – June 11, 2001) was an American domestic terrorist who perpetrated the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing, which killed 168 people and injured over 680 others.
Timothy David Olyphant (born May 20, 1968) is an American actor and producer.
Tisha Campbell-Martin (born Tisha Michelle Campbell; October 13, 1968) is an American actress and singer.
Francesc "Tito" Vilanova Bayó (17 September 1968 – 25 April 2014) was a Spanish professional football central midfielder and manager.
The Tlatelolco massacre was the killing of students and civilians by military and police on October 2, 1968, in the Plaza de las Tres Culturas in the Tlatelolco section of Mexico City.
Tlatelolco (tɬateˈloːɬko, or Tlatilōlco, from tlalli land; telolli hill; co place; literally translated "In the little hill of land") is an area now within the Cuauhtémoc borough of Mexico City, centered on the Plaza de las Tres Culturas (Square of Three Cultures).
Tommie C. Smith (born June 6, 1944) is an American former track & field athlete and wide receiver in the American Football League.
Thomas Dickson Armour (24 September 1896 – 11 September 1968) was a Scottish-American professional golfer.
Toni Kukoč (born September 18, 1968) is a Croatian retired professional basketball player who is currently Special Advisor to Jerry Reinsdorf, the owner of the Chicago Bulls.
Anthony John Hancock (12 May 1924 – 25 June 1968) was an English comedian and actor.
Anthony Frank Hawk (born May 12, 1968), commonly known by his nickname The Birdman, is an American professional skateboarder, actor and owner of skateboard company Birdhouse.
Tore Ørjasæter (3 March 1886- 29 February 1968) was a Norwegian educator, literature critic and poet.
The Tornado outbreak of May 1968 was a significant and deadly tornado outbreak that struck most of the central and southern United States from May 15 to May 16, 1968.
Traci Bingham (born January 13, 1968) is an American actress, model, and television personality who is best known for playing Jordan Tate on the television series Baywatch between 1996 and 1998.
Traci Elizabeth Lords (born Nora Louise Kuzma; May 7, 1968) is an American actress, singer, model, writer, producer, and director.
Tracy Jamal Morgan (born November 10, 1968) is an American actor and comedian best known for his seven seasons as a cast member on Saturday Night Live (1996–2003) and 30 Rock (2006–2013).
Trương Đình Dzu (1917–1991 張廷裕) was a Vietnamese lawyer and politician who unsuccessfully ran as a candidate for the presidency in the 1967 elections against Nguyễn Văn Thiệu and his running mate Nguyễn Cao Kỳ, who were the leaders of the incumbent military junta.
The Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, commonly known as the Non-Proliferation Treaty or NPT, is an international treaty whose objective is to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons and weapons technology, to promote cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy, and to further the goal of achieving nuclear disarmament and general and complete disarmament.
Trevor Wilson (born March 16, 1968) is a retired American professional basketball player.
Tricia Leigh Fisher (born December 26, 1968) is an American actress and singer.
Patricia Beth "Tricia" O'Kelley (born September 26, 1968) is an American actress and producer, best recognized as Marly Ehrhardt on the CBS sitcom The New Adventures of Old Christine (2006–10).
Troy Anthony Davis (October 9, 1968 – September 21, 2011) was an American man convicted of and executed for the August 19, 1989 murder of police officer Mark MacPhail in Savannah, Georgia.
Trygve Halvdan Lie (16 July 1896 – 30 December 1968) was a Norwegian politician, labour leader, government official and author.
is a prolific Japanese record producer, songwriter, and vocalist.
Tunde Baiyewu (born Babatunde Emanuel Baiyewu, 25 November 1968) is a British singer of Nigerian descent and is a member of the easy listening duo, Lighthouse Family.
Tuskar Rock is a group of rocks topped by a lighthouse off the southeast coast of County Wexford, Ireland.
The 1968 UEFA European Football Championship final tournament was held in Italy.
Nyota Uhura is a fictional character in the Star Trek franchise.
Ulrike Marie Meinhof (7 October 1934 – 9 May 1976) was a German far-left militant.
Ultra Naté (born March 20, Maryland) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, DJ and promoter who has achieved success on the pop charts with songs such as "Free", "If You Could Read My Mind" (as part of Stars on 54), and "Automatic".
Ulysses Simpson Grant III (July 4, 1881August 29, 1968) was a United States Army officer and planner.
A unilateral declaration of independence (UDI) is a formal process leading to the establishment of a new state by a subnational entity which declares itself independent and sovereign without a formal agreement with the national state from which it is seceding.
United Artists (UA) is an American film and television entertainment studio.
The United Methodist Church (UMC) is a mainline Protestant denomination and a major part of Methodism.
The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial and space warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
The United States Army (USA) is the land warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
The United States Attorney General (A.G.) is the head of the United States Department of Justice per, concerned with all legal affairs, and is the chief lawyer of the United States government.
The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the Federal government of the United States.
The Department of Defense (DoD, USDOD, or DOD) is an executive branch department of the federal government of the United States charged with coordinating and supervising all agencies and functions of the government concerned directly with national security and the United States Armed Forces.
The United States Department of Justice (DOJ), also known as the Justice Department, is a federal executive department of the U.S. government, responsible for the enforcement of the law and administration of justice in the United States, equivalent to the justice or interior ministries of other countries. The department was formed in 1870 during the Ulysses S. Grant administration. The Department of Justice administers several federal law enforcement agencies including the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). The department is responsible for investigating instances of financial fraud, representing the United States government in legal matters (such as in cases before the Supreme Court), and running the federal prison system. The department is also responsible for reviewing the conduct of local law enforcement as directed by the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994. The department is headed by the United States Attorney General, who is nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate and is a member of the Cabinet. The current Attorney General is Jeff Sessions.
The United States Marine Corps (USMC), also referred to as the United States Marines, is a branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for conducting amphibious operations with the United States Navy.
The United States presidential election of 1968 was the 46th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 5, 1968.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, also known as UNC, UNC Chapel Hill, the University of North Carolina, or simply Carolina, is a public research university located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States.
The University of Surrey is a public research university located within the county town of Guildford, Surrey, in the South East of England, United Kingdom.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison (also known as University of Wisconsin, Wisconsin, UW, or regionally as UW–Madison, or simply Madison) is a public research university in Madison, Wisconsin, United States.
USK Praha, (Univerzitní Sportovní Klub Praha, University Sports Club Prague), formerly known as Slavia VŠ Praha (Slavia Vysoké Školy Praha), is a Czech professional basketball club that was founded in 1953 in the city of Prague.
USS Scorpion (SSN-589) was a ''Skipjack''-class nuclear submarine of the United States Navy and the sixth vessel of the U.S. Navy to carry that name.
Valdon Kape Dowiyogo (31 August 1968 – 8 December 2016) was a political figure and cabinet minister from the Pacific nation of the Republic of Nauru.
Valerie Jean Solanas (April 9, 1936 – April 25, 1988) was an American radical feminist and author best known for writing the SCUM Manifesto and attempting to murder artist Andy Warhol in 1968.
Anthony Kapel Jones (born September 20, 1968) is an American news commentator, author, and non-practicing attorney.
Van Nest Polglase (August 25, 1898 – December 20, 1968) was an American art director.
Vanessa Leggett (née Levrier; born May 18, 1968) is a freelance journalist, author, lecturer and First Amendment advocate who was jailed by the U.S. Justice Department for 168 days for protecting sources and research notes for an independent book about a federal murder-for-hire case.
Vanessa Marcil (born Sally Vanessa Ortiz; October 15, 1968) is an American actress.
Vernon Decatur Stephens (October 23, 1920 – November 3, 1968) was an American shortstop in professional baseball who played 15 seasons in the American League for four different teams.
Vern Yip (born June 27, 1968, in Hong Kong) is an American interior designer based in Atlanta, Georgia.
Vickie Lynn Benson (née Lara,Guerrero, Eddie. Cheating Death, Stealing Life: The Eddie Guerrero Story, p. 53. formerly Guerrero; born April 16, 1968) is an American professional wrestling personality and medical administrator.
Victoria Antoinette Derbyshire (born 2 October 1968) is a BAFTA, RTS and Sony award-winning English journalist and broadcaster.
The National Liberation Front of South Vietnam (Mặt trận Dân tộc Giải phóng miền Nam Việt Nam) also known as the Việt Cộng was a mass political organization in South Vietnam and Cambodia with its own army – the People's Liberation Armed Forces of South Vietnam (PLAF) – that fought against the United States and South Vietnamese governments during the Vietnam War, eventually emerging on the winning side.
Vietnam, officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia.
The Vietnam War (Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America (Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.
Virginia Valli (June 10, 1898 – September 24, 1968) was an American stage and film actress whose motion picture career started in the silent film era and lasted until the beginning of the sound film era of the 1930s.
Virginia Anna Adeleid Weidler (March 21, 1927 – July 1, 1968) was an American child actress, popular in Hollywood films during the 1930s and 1940s.
Vlade Divac (Владе Дивац,; born February 3, 1968) is a Serbian professional basketball executive and retired player, currently serving as the vice president of basketball operations and general manager of the Sacramento Kings.
Voice acting in Japan is acting as a narrator or as an actor in radio plays or as a character actor in anime and video games.
The Wack Pack is the name given to an assortment of personalities heard throughout the history of The Howard Stern Show, American entertainment talk radio show.
Waisale Tikoisolomoni Serevi (born 20 May 1968) is a former Fijian rugby union footballer, coach, and is a member of the World Rugby Hall of Fame.
Walter Marty "Wally" Schirra Jr. (March 12, 1923 – May 3, 2007), (Captain, USN), was an American naval aviator and astronaut.
Ronnie Walter Cunningham (born March 16, 1932), (Col, USMCR, Ret.), better known as Walter Cunningham, is a retired American astronaut.
Walter Anthony Rodney (23 March 1942 – 13 June 1980) was a prominent Guyanese historian, political activist and academic.
Walter Beardsley Tewksbury (March 21, 1876 – April 24, 1968), was an American track and field athlete.
War is a state of armed conflict between states, societies and informal groups, such as insurgents and militias.
The Warsaw Pact, formally known as the Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation and Mutual Assistance, was a collective defence treaty signed in Warsaw, Poland among the Soviet Union and seven Soviet satellite states of Central and Eastern Europe during the Cold War.
The Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia, officially known as Operation Danube, was a joint invasion of Czechoslovakia by five Warsaw Pact nations – the Soviet Union, Bulgaria, Hungary, East Germany and Poland – on the night of 20–21 August 1968.
Wellington Harbour is the large natural harbour on the southern tip of New Zealand's North Island.
Wendi Deng Murdoch (born December 8, 1968) is a Chinese-American businesswoman, and movie producer.
West Bromwich Albion Football Club, also known as West Brom, The Baggies, The Throstles, Albion or simply WBA, is an English professional football club based in West Bromwich in the West Midlands.
William John "Will" Lang Jr. (October 7, 1914 – January 21, 1968) was an American journalist and a bureau head for Life magazine.
Willard Carroll Smith Jr. (born September 25, 1968) is an American actor, producer, rapper, comedian, and songwriter.
William Alison "Bill" Anders (born October 17, 1933), (Maj Gen, USAFR, Ret.), is a former United States Air Force officer, electrical engineer, nuclear engineer, NASA astronaut, and businessman.
Darren Kenneth Matthews (born 10 May 1968)"Walking a Golden Mile", p.1 is an English retired professional wrestler, color commentator and trainer currently signed to WWE on the NXT brand under the ring name William Regal, as the general manager Of NXT.
Wilson Phillips is an American vocal group consisting of Carnie Wilson, Wendy Wilson, and Chynna Phillips, the daughters, respectively, of Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys and of John and Michelle Phillips of The Mamas & the Papas.
Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill (30 November 187424 January 1965) was a British politician, army officer, and writer, who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955.
A world championship is generally an international sports competition open to elite competitors from around the world, representing their nations, and winning such an event will be considered the highest or near highest achievement in the sport or contest.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university in New Haven, Connecticut.
Yasmine Amanda Bleeth (born June 14, 1968) is an American former actress.
is a Japanese voice actor who works for Aoni Production.
was a Japanese novelist and short story writer whose spare, lyrical, subtly-shaded prose works won him the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1968, the first Japanese author to receive the award.
Yelena Valerjevna Välbe, née Trubitsyna (Елена Валерьевна Вяльбе (Трубицына), Jelena Välbe, born 20 April 1968 in Magadan, Russian SFSR) is a Russian former cross-country skier.
The Youth International Party, whose members were commonly called Yippies, was an American radically youth-oriented and countercultural revolutionary offshoot of the free speech and anti-war movements of the 1960s.
The Yugoslavia national football team represented the Kingdom of Yugoslavia (1918–1941, until 1929 as Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes), and the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (1943–1992, until November 29, 1945 as Democratic Federal Yugoslavia, 29 November 1945–1963 as Federal People's Republic of Yugoslavia) in association football.
is a Japanese professional wrestler signed to New Japan Pro Wrestling.
Yukihiro, stylized as yukihiro and previously stylized as YUKIHIRO, (born November 24, 1968 in Ichikawa, Chiba) is a Japanese musician, best known as drummer of the rock band L'Arc-en-Ciel.
Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin (p; 9 March 1934 – 27 March 1968) was a Soviet pilot and cosmonaut.
is a Japanese voice actress and J-pop singer from Kanagawa Prefecture who released various solo CD albums.
Yvette Paula Fielding (born 23 September 1968) is an English television presenter, producer and actress.
Zacarias Moussaoui (Arabic: زكريا موسوي,; born May 30, 1968) is a French citizen who pleaded guilty in U.S. federal court to conspiring to kill citizens of the United States as part of the September 11 attacks.
Zara Whites (born Esther Kooiman, 8 November 1968) is a Dutch-French former pornographic film actress.
David Nesta "Ziggy" Marley (born 17 October 1968) is a Jamaican musician and leader of the band Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers, and the son of reggae icon Bob Marley and Rita Marley.
The Zodiac Killer or Zodiac was a serial killer who operated in Northern California from at least the late 1960s to the early 1970s.
Zond 5, a member of the Soviet Zond program, was an unmanned spacecraft that in September 1968 became the second ship to travel to and circle the Moon, and the first to return safely to Earth.
In Germany, 1888 is known as the Year of the Three Emperors.
As of March 1 (O.S. February 17), when the Julian calendar acknowledged a leap day and the Gregorian calendar did not, the Julian calendar fell one day further behind, bringing the difference to 13 days until February 28 (O.S. February 15), 2100.
As the second year of the massive Russo-Japanese War began, more than 100,000 died in the largest world battles of that era, and the war chaos lead to a revolution against the Tsar (Shostakovich's 11th Symphony is subtitled The Year 1905 to commemorate this).
According to NASA reports, 1908 was the coldest recorded year since 1880.
A highlight was the race for the South Pole.
This year saw the beginning of what became known as World War I, after an heir to the Austrian throne was assassinated by a Serbian nationalist.
Below, the events of World War I have the "WWI" prefix.
Below, the events of the First World War have the "WWI" prefix.
This year marked the end of a period known in American history as the Roaring Twenties after the Wall Street Crash of 1929 ushered in a worldwide Great Depression.
Below, events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.
The Green Bay Packers season was their 49th season overall and their 47th season in the National Football League and resulted in a 9–4–1 record and a victory in Super Bowl II.
The 1967 Oakland Raiders season was the team's eighth in Oakland.
The 1967–68 FIBA European Cup Winners' Cup was the second edition of FIBA's 2nd-tier level European-wide professional club basketball competition, contested between national domestic cup champions, running from November 1967, to 4 April 1968.
In the 1967–68 Football League First Division season Manchester City won the First Division title for the second time in the club's history.
The 1968 Belice earthquake sequence took place in Sicily between 14 and 15 January.
The 1968 Casiguran earthquake occurred on with a moment magnitude of 7.6 and a maximum Mercalli intensity of IX (Violent).
The 1968 National Convention of the U.S. Democratic Party was held August 26–29 at the International Amphitheatre in Chicago, Illinois.
The 1968 Israeli raid on Lebanon, code-named Operation Gift (מבצע תשורה, mivtza t'shura), was an Israel Defense Forces (IDF) Special Forces operation at the Beirut International Airport in the evening of December 28, 1968.
The 1968 Olympics Human Rights Salute was a political demonstration conducted by African-American athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos during their medal ceremony on October 16, 1968, at the 1968 Summer Olympics in the Olympic Stadium in Mexico City.
The Polish 1968 political crisis, also known in Poland as March 1968 or March events (Marzec 1968; wydarzenia marcowe), pertains to a series of major student, intellectual and other protests against the government of the Polish People's Republic.
Student protests were held in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, as the first mass protest in Yugoslavia after the Second World War.
The 1968 Summer Olympics (Spanish: Juegos Olímpicos de Verano de 1968), officially known as the Games of the XIX Olympiad, were an international multi-sport event held in Mexico City, Mexico, in October 1968.
On 21 January 1968, an aircraft accident (sometimes known as the Thule affair or Thule accident; Thuleulykken) involving a United States Air Force (USAF) B-52 bomber occurred near Thule Air Base in the Danish territory of Greenland.
The 1968 Winter Olympics, officially known as the X Olympic Winter Games (Les Xes Jeux olympiques d'hiver), were a winter multi-sport event which was celebrated in 1968 in Grenoble, France, and opened on 6 February.
The 1968 World Series featured the American League champion Detroit Tigers against the National League champion (and defending World Series champion) St. Louis Cardinals, with the Tigers winning in seven games for their first championship since 1945, and the third in their history.
The following are the Pulitzer Prizes for 1969.
The year 1985 was designated as the International Youth Year by the United Nations.
In the 20th century, the year 1988 has the most Roman numeral digits (11).
This was the first year that the Internet was entirely privatized, with the United States government no longer providing public funding.
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The 1996 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXVI Olympiad and unofficially referred to as the Centennial Olympic Games, was an international multi-sport event that was celebrated from July 19 to August 4, 1996, in Atlanta, Georgia, United States.
1998 was designated as the International Year of the Ocean.
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2001: A Space Odyssey is a 1968 epic science fiction film produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick.
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2017 was designated as International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development by the United Nations General Assembly.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
, also known as the 300 million yen affair or incident, was the single largest heist in Japanese history at the time.
60 Minutes is an American newsmagazine television program broadcast on the CBS television network.