Class of 1968

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Class of 1967
Class of 1969


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1968 Historical Events

Gas Price:
$0.34/gallon

U.S. Energy Information Administration

36th President:
Lyndon B. Johnson

Served from November 22, 1963 to January 20, 1969 (5 years)
World Series Winner:
St. Louis Cardinals (NL)

Defeated the Boston Red Sox (AL) with a record of 4-3
Super Bowl II Winner:
Green Bay Packers

Defeated the Oakland Raiders with a score of 33-14
Time Magazine's
Person of the Year:
The Apollo 8 astronauts

From USA
North Vietnamese launch the Tet Offensive, a turning point in the Vietnam War
(Jan.-Feb. 1968)

Entertainment

For 1968 movies, Funny Girl came out on top. It grossed over $58,500,000 to make it the most popular movie of 1968. Among 1968 TV shows, The Andy Griffith Show was the most popular for the year.

 

Top Movies from 1968

  • Night of the Living Dead
  • Funny Girl
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • The Odd Couple
  • Bullitt
  • Romeo and Juliet
  • Oliver!
  • Planet of the Apes
  • Rosemary's Baby
  • Yours, Mine, and Ours
 

Top Songs from 1968

  • Hey Jude, The Beatles
  • Honey, Bobby Goldsboro
  • Love Is Blue, Paul Mauriat
  • (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay, Otis Redding
  • People Got To Be Free, Rascals
  • Sunshine Of Your Love, Cream
  • This Guy's In Love With You, Herb Alpert
  • Stoned Soul Picnic, Fifth Dimension

Billboard Top Songs from 1968

All of the 1968 hits below topped the 1968 Billboard Top 100 charts. Can you remember the lyrics of any of these 1968 top songs?

RankArtistSong
1.BeatlesHey Jude
2.Paul MauriatLove Is Blue
3.Bobby GoldsboroHoney
4.Otis Redding(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay
5.RascalsPeople Got To Be Free
6.CreamSunshine Of Your Love
7.Herb AlpertThis Guy's In Love With You
8.Hugo MontenegroThe Good, The Bad And The Ugly
9.Simon and GarfunkelMrs. Robinson
10.Archie Bell and The DrellsTighten Up
11.Jeannie C. RileyHarper Valley P.T.A.
12.O.C. SmithLittle Green Apples
13.Tommy James and The ShondellsMony, Mony
14.DoorsHello, I Love You
15.Gary Puckett and The Union GapYoung Girl
16.Box TopsCry Like A Baby
17.Fifth DimensionStoned Soul Picnic
18.Hugh MasekelaGrazing In The Grass
19.Grass RootsMidnight Confessions
20.Sly and The Family StoneDance To The Music
21.Cliff Nobles and Co.The Horse
22.TemptationsI Wish It Would Rain
23.DelfonicsLa-La Means I Love You
24.VoguesTurn Around, Look At Me
25.John Fred and His Playboy BandJudy In Disguise (With Glasses)
26.Classics IVSpooky
27.Diana Ross and The SupremesLove Child
28.Merrilee RushAngel Of The Morning
29.Georgie FameThe Ballad Of Bonnie And Clyde
30.Mary HopkinThose Were The Days
31.SteppenwolfBorn To Be Wild
32.IntrudersCowboys To Girls
33.1910 Fruitgum CompanySimon Says
34.Gary Puckett and The Union GapLady Willpower
35.RascalsA Beautiful Morning
36.Sergio Mendes and Brasil '66The Look Of Love
37.Johnny NashHold Me Tight
38.Ohio ExpressYummy, Yummy, Yummy
39.Crazy World Of Arthur BrownFire
40.TroggsLove Is All Around
41.Gene and DebbePlayboy
42.Dionne Warwick(Theme From) Valley Of The Dolls
43.Mason WilliamsClassical Gas
44.Clarence CarterSlip Away
45.O'KaysionsGirl Watcher
46.Aretha Franklin(Sweet Sweet Baby) Since You've Been Gone
47.Lemon PipersGreen Tambourine
48.1910 Fruitgum Company1, 2, 3, Red Light
49.Friend and LoverReach Out Of The Darkness
50.Rolling StonesJumpin' Jack Flash
51.Richard HarrisMacArthur Park
52.Jose FelicianoLight My Fire
53.PeopleI Love You
54.Percy SledgeTake Time To Know Her
55.Status QuoPictures Of Matchstick Men
56.Blue CheerSummertime Blues
57.Marvin Gaye and Tammi TerrellAin't Nothing Like The Real Thing
58.James Brown and The Famous FlamesI Got The Feelin'
59.Bee GeesI've Gotta Get A Message To You
60.BeatlesLady Madonna
61.DonovanHurdy Gurdy Man
62.SteppenwolfMagic Carpet Ride
63.FireballsBottle Of Wine
64.DellsStay In My Corner
65.Willie MitchellSoul Serenade
66.Tom JonesDelilah
67.Human BeinzNobody But Me
68.Sam and DaveI Thank You
69.Sergio Mendes and Brasil '66The Fool On The Hill
70.Eric Burdon and The AnimalsSky Pilot
71.CowsillsIndian Lake
72.Tommy Boyce and Bobby HartI Wonder What She's Doing Tonight
73.Gary Puckett and The Union GapOver You
74.LettermenGoin' Out Of My Head / Can't Take My Eyes Off You
75.Stevie WonderShoo-Bee-Doo-Be-Doo-Da-Day
76.Irish RoversThe Unicorn
77.Vanilla Fudge(You Keep Me) Hangin' On
78.BeatlesRevolution
79.Gary Puckett and The Union GapWoman, Woman
80.TurtlesElenore
81.CreamWhite Room
82.Marvin Gaye and Tammi TerrellYou're All I Need To Get By
83.FoundationsBaby, Now That I've Found You
84.Sweet InspirationsSweet Inspiration
85.Smokey Robinson and The MiraclesIf You Can Want
86.Mills BrothersCab Driver
87.Chambers BrothersTime Has Come Today
88.Dionne WarwickDo You Know The Way To San Jose
89.Simon and GarfunkelScarborough Fair / Canticle
90.James Brown and The Famous FlamesSay It Loud I'm Black And I'm Proud
91.Manfred MannThe Mighty Quinn
92.Shorty LongHere Comes The Judge
93.Aretha FranklinI Say A Little Prayer
94.Aretha FranklinThink
95.Gary Lewis and The PlayboysSealed With A Kiss
96.Big Brother and The Holding CompanyPiece Of My Heart
97.Creedence Clearwater RevivalSuzie Q.
98.American BreedBend Me Shape
99.Jerry ButlerHey, Western Union Man
100.Jerry ButlerNever Give You Up

Most Popular Names for People Who Graduated in 1968

Girls

  1. Linda
  2. Mary
  3. Patricia
  4. Barbara
  5. Susan

Guys

  1. James
  2. Robert
  3. John
  4. Michael
  5. David

Class of 1968 Yearbook

Class of 1968 Reunion

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Class of 1968: If are part of the 1968 graduating class, we hope you enjoy thinking about the historical events, remembering the lyrics to the best songs, and thinking back to some of your best high school friends. Be sure to visit Classmates.com® to find old friends from the class of 1968 and reconnect with fellow class of '68 graduates. They have tools to help you plan a class of 1968 reunion, see yearbook photos from 1968, and use the graduates list to get in touch with old friends.

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