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WhoBirthdayAge on Sunday, Oct 20 1968
Frederick Burton
10/20/1871-10/23/1957
97
Died Aged:86
Edgar Selwyn
10/20/1875-02/13/1944
93
Died Aged:68
Larry Wheat
10/20/1876-08/07/1963
92
Died Aged:86
Bela Lugosi
10/20/1882-08/16/1956
86
Died Aged:73
Purnell Pratt
10/20/1885-07/25/1941
83
Died Aged:55
Addison Richards
10/20/1887-03/24/1964
81
Died Aged:76
John Warburton
10/20/1887-10/27/1981
81
Margaret Dumont
10/20/1889-03/06/1965
79
Died Aged:75
Robert Fiske
10/20/1889-09/12/1944
79
Died Aged:54
Charley Chase
10/20/1893-06/20/1940
75
Died Aged:46
Fay Roope
10/20/1893-09/13/1961
75
Died Aged:67
Rex Ingram
10/20/1895-09/19/1965
73
Died Aged:69
Evelyn Brent
10/20/1899-06/04/1975
69
Danny Boyle
10/20/1956
12
Hugh Harrison
10/20/1901-04/27/1960
67
Died Aged:58
Martha Morris
10/20/1902-04/05/1937
66
Died Aged:34
John Lodge
10/20/1903-10/29/1985
65
Anna Neagle
10/20/1904-06/03/1986
64
Marian Nixon
10/20/1904-02/13/1983
64
Sumner Getchell
10/20/1906-09/21/1990
62
Arlene Francis
10/20/1908-05/31/2001
60
Carla Laemmle
10/20/1909-06/12/2014
59
Will Rogers Jr.
10/20/1911-07/10/1993
57
Bill Shine
10/20/1911-07/24/1997
57
Johnny Best
10/20/1913-09/19/2003
55
André Dumas
10/20/1913-12/22/1990
55
Mary Jane Irving
10/20/1913-07/17/1983
55
Barney Phillips
10/20/1913-08/17/1982
55
Clarence Lung
10/20/1914-10/15/1993
54
Fayard Nicholas
10/20/1914-01/24/2006
54
François Valorbe
10/20/1914-06/23/1977
54
Fred Libby
10/20/1915-11/08/1997
53
Marvin Press
10/20/1915-03/17/1968
53
Died Aged:52
Anton Diffring
10/20/1916-05/19/1989
52
Jean-Pierre Melville
10/20/1917-08/02/1973
51
John Karlsen
10/20/1919-07/05/2017
49
André Pousse
10/20/1919-09/08/2005
49
Julie Warren
10/20/1919-08/15/1994
49
John Anderson
10/20/1922-08/07/1992
46
Arnold L. Miller
10/20/1922
46
Herschel Bernardi
10/20/1923-05/09/1986
45
Patrick Jordan
10/20/1923
45
Rita Corday
10/20/1924-11/23/1992
44
Art Buchwald
10/20/1925-01/17/2007
43
Roger Hanin
10/20/1925-02/11/2015
43
Joyce Brothers
10/20/1927-05/13/2013
41
Dick Callinan
10/20/1927-08/25/2009
41
Werner Kreindl
10/20/1927-06/06/1992
41
Brian Nissen
10/20/1927-02/08/2001
41
Midge Ware
10/20/1927
41
Jacqueline Huet
10/20/1929-10/08/1986
39
Colin Jeavons
10/20/1929
39
Mickey Mantle
10/20/1931-08/13/1995
37
William Christopher
10/20/1932-12/31/2016
36
Matt Bennett
10/20/1933-03/29/1991
35
Barrie Chase
10/20/1933
35
Lev Mailer
10/20/1933
35
Michael Dunn
10/20/1934-08/29/1973
34
Mary Peach
10/20/1934
34
Timothy West
10/20/1934
34
Jerry Orbach
10/20/1935-12/28/2004
33
John Hardy
10/20/1938-03/12/1985
30
Dolores Hart
10/20/1938
30
Kathy Kirby
10/20/1938-05/19/2011
30
Ian Cullen
10/20/1939
29
Diana Lorys
10/20/1940
28
Anneke Wills
10/20/1941
27
Earl Hindman
10/20/1942-01/05/2003
26
Trevor Byfield
10/20/1943-10/11/2017
25
Noreen Corcoran
10/20/1943-01/15/2016
25
Veronica Clifford
10/20/1944
24
Clive Hornby
10/20/1944-07/03/2008
24
Peter Tilbury
10/20/1945
23
George Wyner
10/20/1945
23
Mirella Pamphili
10/20/1946
22
Franco Diogene
10/20/1947-05/28/2005
21
Sandra Dickinson
10/20/1948
20
Jeff MacKay
10/20/1948-08/22/2008
20
Craig R. Baxley
10/20/1949
19
George Harris
10/20/1949
19
Tom Petty
10/20/1950-10/02/2017
18
Jack Lightsy
10/20/1951
17
Melanie Mayron
10/20/1952
16
Bill Nunn
10/20/1953-09/24/2016
15
Mark Feltham
10/20/1955
13
Mark Chiriboga
10/20/1958
10
Scott Hall
10/20/1958
10
Mark King
10/20/1958
10
Viggo Mortensen
10/20/1958
10
Niamh Cusack
10/20/1959
9
Thomas Dehler
10/20/1961
7
Yvette Nipar
10/20/1964
4
Jerry Toomey
10/20/1964
4
Emily Fiola
10/20/1965
3
Greg Wrangler
10/20/1966
2
Elizabeth Carling
10/20/1967
1
Jack Plotnick
10/20/1968
0

Passed on Sunday, Oct 20 1968
E.J. Ballantine
Bud Flanagan

Aired on Sunday, Oct 20 1968
TickertapeEpisode #1.11
Mothers-In-LawEven Mothers-In-Law Have Mothers-In-Law
SaintThe Desperate Diplomat
Tom Grattan's War

Now Showing Sunday, Oct 20 1968
UK
Casino
2001: A Space Odyssey

Aired on Sunday, Oct 20 1968
USA
ABC
 7:00 pmLand of the GiantsUnderground
 8:00 pmF.B.I.Death of a Fixer
CBS
10:00 pmMission: ImpossibleThe Mercenaries
NBC
 9:00 pmBonanzaThe Last Vote

UK Chart
Wednesday, Oct 16 1968
Those Were The DaysMary Hopkin1
JesamineThe Casuals2
Hey JudeThe Beatles3
Little ArrowsLeapy Lee4
Lady WillpowerThe Union Gap featuring Gary Puckett5
My Little LadyThe Tremeloes6
Les Bicyclettes De BelsizeEngelbert Humperdinck7
The Red BalloonThe Dave Clark Five8
A Day Without LoveThe Love Affair9
Light My FireJose Feliciano10
Classical GasMason Williams11
The Good, The Bad And The UglyHugo Montenegro, His Orchestra & Chorus12
Listen To MeThe Hollies13
Ice In The SunStatus Quo14
Hold Me TightJohnny Nash15
I've Gotta Get A Message To YouThe Bee Gees16
Only One WomanThe Marbles17
Wreck Of The AntoinetteDave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich18
Hello I Love YouThe Doors19
With A Little Help From My FriendsJoe Cocker20


US Chart
Saturday, Oct 19 1968
Hey JudeThe Beatles1
FireCrazy World Of Arthur Brown, The2
Little Green ApplesO.C. Smith3
Harper Valley P.T.A.Jeannie C. Riley4
Midnight ConfessionsGrass Roots, The6
My Special AngelVogues, The7
I've Gotta Get A Message To YouBee Gees8
Over YouGary Puckett9
Say It Loud - I'm Black And I'm Proud (Part 1)James Brown10
Time Has Come TodayChambers Brothers, The11
Suzie Q (Part 1)Creedence Clearwater Revival12
Those Were The DaysMary Hopkin13
ElenoreTurtles, The14
Piece Of My HeartBig Brother & the Holding Company15
Slip AwayClarence Carter16
RevolutionThe Beatles17
Hey, Western Union ManJerry Butler18
Hold Me TightJohnny Nash19
All Along The WatchtowerJimi Hendrix20