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WhoBirthdayAge on Thursday, Oct 31 1968
Douglas Wood
10/31/1880-01/13/1966
88
Died Aged:85
Arthur Denton
10/31/1887-1973
81
Ethel Gabriel
10/31/1888-05/??/1967
80
Charles King
10/31/1889-01/11/1944
79
Died Aged:54
Terry Spencer
10/31/1894-10/03/1954
74
Died Aged:59
Lillie Shelton
10/31/1896-10/21/1984
72
Ethel Waters
10/31/1896-09/01/1977
72
Eduard Franz
10/31/1902-02/10/1983
66
Gyles Isham
10/31/1903
65
Soo Yong
10/31/1903-10/??/1984
65
Sigfrit Steiner
10/31/1906-03/21/1988
62
Sheila Bromley
10/31/1907-07/23/2003
61
Thelma Boardman
10/31/1909-04/21/1978
59
Richard H. Cutting
10/31/1912-03/07/1972
56
Dale Evans
10/31/1912-02/07/2001
56
Ollie Johnston
10/31/1912-04/14/2008
56
Ollie Johnston
10/31/1912-04/14/2008
56
Daphne Oxenford
10/31/1919-12/21/2012
49
John Sylvester White
10/31/1919-09/11/1988
49
Dick Francis
10/31/1920-02/14/2010
48
Melina Mercouri
10/31/1920-03/06/1994
48
Roseanne Murray
10/31/1920-08/14/2015
48
Nicole Vervil
10/31/1920-02/26/2005
48
Barbara Bel Geddes
10/31/1922-08/08/2005
46
Anatoliy Papanov
10/31/1922-08/07/1987
46
Talfryn Thomas
10/31/1922-11/04/1982
46
Gary Carthew
10/31/1923-11/06/2015
45
Maurice Chevit
10/31/1923-07/02/2012
45
Ivan Bonar
10/31/1924-12/08/1988
44
Cleo Moore
10/31/1924-10/25/1973
44
Mikel Angel
10/31/1926-04/21/2001
42
Carmen de Lirio
10/31/1926
42
Jimmy Savile
10/31/1926-10/29/2011
42
Lee Grant
10/31/1927
41
Dianne Foster
10/31/1928
40
Freda Rosen
10/31/1928-09/18/2016
40
Bud Spencer
10/31/1929-06/27/2016
39
Mike Collins
10/31/1930
38
Dan Rather
10/31/1931
37
Dorothy Whitney
10/31/1933-01/25/1977
35
Norman Beaton
10/31/1934-12/13/1994
34
Steve Emerson
10/31/1934
34
Charles Cioffi
10/31/1935
33
A.C.H. Smith
10/31/1935
33
Michael Landon
10/31/1936-07/01/1991
32
James Mathers
10/31/1936-07/11/2014
32
Dorothy Constantine
10/31/1937
31
Emory Souza
10/31/1937-01/06/1980
31
Tom O'Connor
10/31/1939
29
Ron Rifkin
10/31/1939
29
Corinne Camacho
10/31/1941-09/15/2010
27
Mischa Hausserman
10/31/1941
27
David Ogden Stiers
10/31/1942-03/03/2018
26
Melendy Britt
10/31/1943
25
Charlie Dell
10/31/1943
25
Anton Phillips
10/31/1943
25
Brian Downey
10/31/1944
24
Parnell Hall
10/31/1944
24
Sally Kirkland
10/31/1944
24
Brian Doyle-Murray
10/31/1945
23
Norman Lovett
10/31/1946
22
Stephen Rea
10/31/1946
22
John Cothran
10/31/1947
21
Deidre Hall
10/31/1947
21
Michael Kitchen
10/31/1948
20
Lynne Marta
10/31/1948
20
John Candy
10/31/1950-03/04/1994
18
Randy Rarick
10/31/1950
18
Frank Silva
10/31/1950-09/13/1995
18
Pauline Peart
10/31/1951
17
Jane Wymark
10/31/1952
16
Michael J. Anderson
10/31/1953
15
Lisa Chess
10/31/1953
15
David Reynalds
10/31/1954
14
Steve Millichamp
10/31/1956-11/08/2013
12
Camille de Casabianca
10/31/1957
11
Brian Stokes Mitchell
10/31/1957
11
Ken Wahl
10/31/1960
8
Peter Jackson
10/31/1961
7
Dermot Mulroney
10/31/1963
5
Kirk Jones
10/31/1964
4
Giedrius Nagys
10/31/1965
3
Rob Schneider
10/31/1965
3
Ad-Rock
10/31/1966
2
Mike O'Malley
10/31/1966
2

Passed on Thursday, Oct 31 1968
Ramon Novarro
Grant Woods

Released on Thursday, Oct 31 1968
Ace High (1968)CinemaItaly

Aired on Thursday, Oct 31 1968
Dark ShadowsEpisode #1.614
Jackie Gleason ShowSome Doll!
Ugliest Girl in TownUp the Thames Without a Paddle
JackanoryWitch Stories for Hallowe'en: Once in, Never Out Again
Softly, SoftlyMinor Incident
George and the DragonLove Is a Many Splendoured Thing
Tyrant KingSome Doll!

Now Showing Thursday, Oct 31 1968
UK
Casino
2001: A Space Odyssey

Aired on Thursday, Oct 31 1968
USA
CBS
 9:00 pmBeverly HillbilliesGranny Goes to Hooterville
NBC
 7:30 pmDaniel BooneThe Plague That Came to Ford's Run
 8:30 pmIronsideI, the People

UK Chart
Wednesday, Oct 30 1968
Those Were The DaysMary Hopkin1
With A Little Help From My FriendsJoe Cocker2
The Good, The Bad And The UglyHugo Montenegro, His Orchestra & Chorus3
Little ArrowsLeapy Lee4
Only One WomanThe Marbles5
Light My FireJose Feliciano6
Hey JudeThe Beatles7
JesamineThe Casuals8
Les Bicyclettes De BelsizeEngelbert Humperdinck9
My Little LadyThe Tremeloes10
A Day Without LoveThe Love Affair11
Listen To MeThe Hollies12
The Red BalloonThe Dave Clark Five13
Wreck Of The AntoinetteDave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich14
Lady WillpowerThe Union Gap featuring Gary Puckett15
EloiseBarry Ryan16
Classical GasMason Williams17
All Along The WatchtowerJimi Hendrix Experience18
This Old Heart Of MineThe Isley Brothers19
Breakin' Down The Walls Of HeartacheThe Bandwagon20


US Chart
Saturday, Oct 26 1968
Hey JudeThe Beatles1
Little Green ApplesO.C. Smith2
FireThe Crazy World Of Arthur Brown3
Those Were The DaysMary Hopkin4
Midnight ConfessionsThe Grass Roots6
Over YouGary Puckett7
Harper Valley P.T.A.Jeannie C. Riley8
ElenoreThe Turtles9
I've Gotta Get A Message To YouBee Gees10
Hold Me TightJohnny Nash11
Suzie Q (Part 1)Creedence Clearwater Revival12
Piece Of My HeartBig Brother & the Holding Company13
My Special AngelThe Vogues14
White RoomCream15
Say It Loud - I'm Black And I'm Proud (Part 1)James Brown16
RevolutionThe Beatles17
Hey, Western Union ManJerry Butler18
Love ChildDiana Ross and the Supremes19
All Along The WatchtowerJimi Hendrix20