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WhoBirthdayAge on Friday, Oct 18 1968
Jules Cowles
10/18/1877-05/22/1943
91
Died Aged:65
Brandon Beach
10/18/1879-11/22/1974
89
Paul Villé
10/18/1881-12/25/1977
87
Marian Dawson
10/18/1888-04/??/1975
80
Roy Del Ruth
10/18/1893-04/27/1961
75
Died Aged:67
Marie Burke
10/18/1894-03/21/1988
74
George Curzon
10/18/1898-05/10/1976
70
Hennery
10/18/1898
70
Lotte Lenya
10/18/1898-11/27/1981
70
David Twohy
10/18/1955
13
Barbara Brown
10/18/1901-07/07/1975
67
Miriam Hopkins
10/18/1902-10/09/1972
66
Roland Toutain
10/18/1905-10/16/1977
63
Helena McCarthy
10/18/1908-05/11/1998
60
Bertus Botterman
10/18/1910-11/07/2001
58
F. Maurice Speed
10/18/1911-08/29/1998
57
Martin Blaine
10/18/1913-01/19/1989
55
Evelyn Venable
10/18/1913-11/15/1993
55
Louise Lewis
10/18/1914-09/11/1996
54
Victor Sen Yung
10/18/1915-11/09/1980
53
Anthony Dawson
10/18/1916-01/08/1992
52
Gene Ashley
10/18/1917-04/13/1999
51
Lucile Fairbanks
10/18/1917-11/14/1999
51
Allen H. Miner
10/18/1917-01/04/2004
51
Boris Sagal
10/18/1917-05/22/1981
51
Vivienne Shub
10/18/1918-09/18/2014
50
Bobby Troup
10/18/1918-02/07/1999
50
Anita O'Day
10/18/1919-11/23/2006
49
Ryucho Shunputei
10/18/1920-06/16/2003
48
Jonathan Ledford
10/18/1921-05/31/1984
47
Georges Géret
10/18/1924-04/08/1996
44
Leslie Ruth Howard
10/18/1924-01/09/2013
44
Anna Manahan
10/18/1924-03/08/2009
44
Chuck Berry
10/18/1926-03/18/2017
42
Eric Burtis
10/18/1926-03/21/1995
42
Sheila Gill
10/18/1926-03/17/2005
42
Desmond Jordan
10/18/1926
42
Klaus Kinski
10/18/1926-11/23/1991
42
John Morris
10/18/1926-01/25/2018
42
Stanley Lloyd
10/18/1927-06/04/2009
41
George C. Scott
10/18/1927-09/20/1999
41
John Collin
10/18/1928-02/25/1987
40
John McCurry
10/18/1928-03/28/1989
40
Neil North
10/18/1932-03/07/2007
36
Peter Boyle
10/18/1933-12/12/2006
35
Edward Brayshaw
10/18/1933-12/28/1990
35
Inger Stevens
10/18/1934-04/30/1970
34
Robert Paget
10/18/1935
33
Barbara Baldavin
10/18/1938
30
Dawn Wells
10/18/1938
30
Earl Jolly Brown
10/18/1939-08/24/2006
29
Ian East
10/18/1939-04/03/2016
29
Lee Harvey Oswald
10/18/1939-11/24/1963
29
Died Aged:24
Jacques Higelin
10/18/1940-04/06/2018
28
Talitha Pol
10/18/1940-07/11/1971
28
William Roberts
10/18/1943
25
Herschel Sparber
10/18/1943
25
Katherine Kurtz
10/18/1944
24
Huell Howser
10/18/1945-01/06/2013
23
Howard Shore
10/18/1946
22
Joe Morton
10/18/1947
21
Harriet Hall
10/18/1948-09/29/2007
20
Mark LaMura
10/18/1948-09/11/2017
20
Dana Dillaway
10/18/1950
18
Gerald Home
10/18/1950
18
Om Puri
10/18/1950-01/06/2017
18
Sheila White
10/18/1950
18
Pam Dawber
10/18/1951
17
Geoffrey Moon
10/18/1953-10/15/1979
15
Arliss Howard
10/18/1954
14
David Twohy
10/18/1955
13
Jon Lindstrom
10/18/1957
11
Corinne Bohrer
10/18/1958
10
Ian Reddington
10/18/1958
10
John Nord
10/18/1959
9
Erin Moran
10/18/1960-04/22/2017
8
Jean-Claude Van Damme
10/18/1960
8
Vincent Spano
10/18/1962
6
Maria Rangel
10/18/1964
4
John Swasey
10/18/1964
4
Sam Jenkins
10/18/1966
2
Rhod Gilbert
10/18/1968
0

Passed on Friday, Oct 18 1968
Lee Tracy
William Yip

Released on Friday, Oct 18 1968
Barbarella (1968)CinemaUK

Aired on Friday, Oct 18 1968
Dark ShadowsEpisode #1.605
Star TrekIs There in truth No Beauty?
Name of the GameNightmare
Oh Brother!Treasures on Earth
Never a Cross WordSaint Deirdre
Guns of Will SonnettPariah
Felony SquadThe Deadly Innocents
Gomer Pyle: USMCThe Return of Monroe
JackanoryI Really Don't Know/The Quins/The Bathing Boxer Jumped

Now Showing Friday, Oct 18 1968
UK
Casino
2001: A Space Odyssey

Aired on Friday, Oct 18 1968
USA
CBS
 7:30 pmWild Wild WestThe Night of the Sedgewick Curse
NBC
 7:30 pmHigh ChaparralThe Covey

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 12 1968
Hey JudeThe Beatles1
Harper Valley P.T.A.Jeannie C. Riley2
FireThe Crazy World Of Arthur Brown3
Little Green ApplesO.C. Smith4
Midnight ConfessionsThe Grass Roots6
My Special AngelThe Vogues7
I've Gotta Get A Message To YouBee Gees8
Over YouGary Puckett9
Slip AwayClarence Carter10
Time Has Come TodayThe Chambers Brothers11
People Got To Be FreeThe Rascals12
I Say A Little PrayerAretha Franklin13
Say It Loud - I'm Black And I'm Proud (Part 1)James Brown14
RevolutionThe Beatles15
HushDeep Purple16
Suzie Q (Part 1)Creedence Clearwater Revival17
Those Were The DaysMary Hopkin18
Piece Of My HeartBig Brother & the Holding Company19
(The Lament Of The Cherokee) Indian ReservationDon Fardon20