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WhoBirthdayAge on Wednesday, Dec 18 1968
Franz Ferdinand
12/18/1863-06/28/1914
105
Died Aged:50
Anders Randolf
12/18/1870-07/02/1930
98
Died Aged:59
Anders Randolph
12/18/1870-07/02/1930
98
Died Aged:59
Sidney Bracey
12/18/1877-08/05/1942
91
Died Aged:64
Cliff Saum
12/18/1882-03/05/1943
86
Died Aged:60
Raimu
12/18/1883-09/20/1946
85
Died Aged:62
Gladys Cooper
12/18/1888-11/17/1971
80
William 'Stage' Boyd
12/18/1889-03/20/1935
79
Died Aged:45
Noël Roquevert
12/18/1892-11/06/1973
76
Michael Visaroff
12/18/1892-02/27/1951
76
Died Aged:58
Bobby Barber
12/18/1894-05/24/1976
74
Gillian Armstrong
12/18/1950
18
George Stevens
12/18/1904-03/08/1975
64
George Stevens
12/18/1904-03/08/1975
64
Mary Nolan
12/18/1905-10/31/1948
63
Died Aged:42
Kam Tong
12/18/1906-11/08/1969
62
Celia Johnson
12/18/1908-04/26/1982
60
Germaine Aussey
12/18/1909-03/15/1979
59
Mona Barrie
12/18/1909-06/27/1964
59
Died Aged:54
Jules Dassin
12/18/1911-03/31/2008
57
Jules Dassin
12/18/1911-03/31/2008
57
Lynn Bari
12/18/1913-11/20/1989
55
Princess Baba
12/18/1915-08/19/1993
53
Bill Zuckert
12/18/1915-01/23/1997
53
Betty Grable
12/18/1916-07/02/1973
52
Ossie Davis
12/18/1917-02/04/2005
51
UFA
12/18/1917
51
Hal Kanter
12/18/1918-11/06/2011
50
Norma McCarty
12/18/1920-06/27/2014
48
Helmuth Schneider
12/18/1920-03/17/1972
48
Rita Streich
12/18/1920-03/20/1987
48
Renato Baldini
12/18/1921-07/05/1995
47
Tony Brafa
12/18/1921-09/30/1993
47
John Myhers
12/18/1921-05/27/1992
47
William Roberts
12/18/1921-04/09/1997
47
Larry D. Mann
12/18/1922-01/06/2014
46
Tony Melody
12/18/1922-06/30/2008
46
Peggy Cummins
12/18/1925-12/29/2017
43
Noelle Middleton
12/18/1926-01/30/2016
42
Fred Tomlinson
12/18/1927-07/17/2016
41
Ian Frost
12/18/1928
40
André S. Labarthe
12/18/1931
37
Gunnel Lindblom
12/18/1931
37
Ronald Herdman
12/18/1932-12/31/2004
36
Roger Smith
12/18/1932-06/04/2017
36
Martin Lavut
12/18/1934-01/26/1934
34
Died Aged:X
Rosemary Leach
12/18/1935-10/21/2017
33
Derrick Slater
12/18/1937-01/??/1995
31
Gary Gray
12/18/1938-04/04/2006
30
Karen Kirschenbauer
12/18/1938-05/06/2005
30
Roger E. Mosley
12/18/1938
30
Roger E. Mosley
12/18/1938
30
Anna Prucnal
12/18/1940
28
Klaus Wennemann
12/18/1940-01/07/2000
28
Annazette Chase
12/18/1941
27
Harvey Atkin
12/18/1942-07/17/2017
26
Bobby Keys
12/18/1943-12/02/2014
25
Keith Richards
12/18/1943
25
Susan Sackett
12/18/1943
25
Gary Moody
12/18/1946-08/29/2010
22
Steven Spielberg
12/18/1946
22
Jeananne Crowley
12/18/1949
19
Su Elliot
12/18/1950
18
Leonard Maltin
12/18/1950
18
Krystyna Janda
12/18/1952
16
Candice Rialson
12/18/1952-03/31/2006
16
Melanie Kinnaman
12/18/1953
15
Jeff Kober
12/18/1953
15
Ray Liotta
12/18/1954
14
Danny Kulick
12/18/1955
13
Barry Chase
12/18/1959
9
Olivier Broche
12/18/1963
5
Allan Kayser
12/18/1963
5
Brad Pitt
12/18/1963
5
Steve Austin
12/18/1964
4
Robson Green
12/18/1964
4
Nicole Hansen
12/18/1965
3
Robert Wahlberg
12/18/1967
1
Rachel Griffiths
12/18/1968
0
Casper Van Dien
12/18/1968
0

Passed on Wednesday, Dec 18 1968
Joan Tabor

Released on Wednesday, Dec 18 1968
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)CinemaUSA
Hell in the Pacific (1968)CinemaUSA

Aired on Wednesday, Dec 18 1968
Dark ShadowsEpisode #1.648
Sex GameA Quartet at Sheila's
FreewheelersThe Zander Plot: Part 5 - The Lighhouse

Now Showing Wednesday, Dec 18 1968
UK
Astoria
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Casino
2001: A Space Odyssey
Leicester Square Theatre
Shalako

Aired on Wednesday, Dec 18 1968
UK
ATV Midlands
 8:00 pmChampionsTwelve Hours
BBC1
 4:40 pmJackanoryGrimble: Grimble Worries about Getting Fat ... but makes fudge
Grampian / Thames / Tyne Tees TV
 8:00 pmAvengersThey Keep Killing Steed

Aired on Wednesday, Dec 18 1968
USA
ABC
 7:30 pmHere Come the BridesA Christmas Place
 9:00 pmPeyton PlaceEpisode #5.25
CBS
 7:30 pmDaktariThe Discovery
 9:00 pmBeverly HillbilliesThe Week Before Christmas
 9:30 pmGreen AcresThe Blue Feather
NBC
 7:30 pmVirginianBig Tiny

UK Chart
Wednesday, Dec 18 1968
Lily The PinkThe Scaffold1
Ain't Got No - I Got LifeNina Simone2
Build Me Up ButtercupThe Foundations3
One, Two, Three O'LearyDes O'Connor4
I'm The Urban SpacemanThe Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band5
The Good, The Bad And The UglyHugo Montenegro, His Orchestra & Chorus6
Sabre DanceLove Sculpture7
Race With The DevilGun8
Ob-La-Di Ob-La-DaThe Marmalade9
This Old Heart Of MineThe Isley Brothers10
Breakin' Down The Walls Of HeartacheThe Bandwagon11
I'm A TigerLulu12
AlbatrossFleetwood Mac13
Private NumberJudy Clay & William Bell14
May I Have The Next Dream With YouMalcolm Roberts15
A Minute Of Your TimeTom Jones16
Harper Valley P.T.A.Jeannie C. Riley17
EloiseBarry Ryan18
Love ChildDiana Ross & The Supremes19
Son-Of-A Preacher ManDusty Springfield20


US Chart
Saturday, Dec 14 1968
I Heard It Through The GrapevineMarvin Gaye1
Love ChildDiana Ross and the Supremes2
For Once In My LifeStevie Wonder3
Abraham, Martin And JohnDion4
Who's Making LoveJohnnie Taylor5
Hey JudeThe Beatles6
Wichita LinemanGlen Campbell7
StormyClassics IV8
I Love How You Love MeBobby Vinton9
Magic Carpet RideSteppenwolf10
Both Sides NowJudy Collins11
Those Were The DaysMary Hopkin12
Cloud NineTemptations, The13
See SawAretha Franklin14
Chewy ChewyOhio Express15
CinnamonDerek17
Bring It On Home To MeEddie Floyd18
Hold Me TightJohnny Nash19
I'm Gonna Make You Love MeDiana Ross and the Supremes20