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WhoBirthdayAge on Wednesday, Oct 2 1968
Ferdinand Foch
10/02/1851-03/20/1929
117
Died Aged:77
Waldemar Hecker
10/02/1873-09/20/1958
95
Died Aged:84
Charles Meakin
10/02/1879-01/17/1961
89
Died Aged:81
Groucho Marx
10/02/1890-08/19/1977
78
Anatol Winogradoff
10/02/1890-04/27/1980
78
James Craven
10/02/1892-06/29/1955
76
Died Aged:62
Henry Victor
10/02/1892-03/15/1945
76
Died Aged:52
Bud Abbott
10/02/1895-04/24/1974
73
Jack Woody
10/02/1896-02/27/1969
72
Jess Kirkpatrick
10/02/1897-08/09/1976
71
Frank Yaconelli
10/02/1898-11/19/1965
70
Died Aged:67
Barton Yarborough
10/02/1900-12/19/1951
68
Died Aged:51
Rita La Roy
10/02/1901-02/17/1993
67
Harry Sweet
10/02/1901-06/18/1933
67
Died Aged:31
Marian Spencer
10/02/1905-1982
63
Robert Vattier
10/02/1906-12/09/1982
62
Michele Riccardini
10/02/1910-07/24/1978
58
Gabrielle Daye
10/02/1911-01/01/2005
57
William Ching
10/02/1913-07/01/1989
55
Charles Drake
10/02/1914-09/10/1994
54
Michel Nastorg
10/02/1914-06/09/1984
54
Alex Finlayson
10/02/1917-03/24/2000
51
William Marshall
10/02/1917-06/08/1994
51
Herb Voland
10/02/1918-04/26/1981
50
José Ángel Espinosa 'Ferrusquilla'
10/02/1919-11/06/2015
49
James Dobson
10/02/1920-12/06/1987
48
Margaret Landry
10/02/1922-04/22/2005
46
Francis Matthews
10/02/1927-06/14/2014
41
Rudy Challenger
10/02/1928
40
Spanky McFarland
10/02/1928-06/30/1993
40
Moses Gunn
10/02/1929-12/16/1993
39
Pamela Chamberlain
10/02/1932
36
Pauline Chamberlain
10/02/1932
36
Hal England
10/02/1932-11/06/2003
36
John Sharpe
10/02/1932
36
Gabriel Woolf
10/02/1932
36
Lorrae Desmond
10/02/1934
34
David Dunseith
10/02/1934
34
David Gale
10/02/1936-08/18/1991
32
Bruce Purchase
10/02/1938-06/05/2008
30
Rex Reed
10/02/1938
30
Michel Vocoret
10/02/1938
30
Erica Rogers
10/02/1939
29
Plassy
10/02/1940-03/08/1960
28
Died Aged:19
Sam Dastor
10/02/1941
27
Anna Ford
10/02/1943
25
Henri Szeps
10/02/1943
25
Paul Van Himst
10/02/1943
25
Larry Ward
10/02/1944-10/15/2007
24
Kevin Cooney
10/02/1945
23
Don McLean
10/02/1945
23
Robert Prohaska
10/02/1946-03/13/1974
22
Paul Jackson
10/02/1947
21
Avery Brooks
10/02/1948
20
G. Larry Butler
10/02/1949
19
Persis Khambatta
10/02/1950-08/18/1998
18
Ian McNeice
10/02/1950
18
Mike Rutherford
10/02/1950
18
Romina Power
10/02/1951
17
Sting
10/02/1951
17
John Otway
10/02/1952
16
Robin Riker
10/02/1952
16
David Bradley
10/02/1953
15
Belinda Mayne
10/02/1954
14
Lani O'Grady
10/02/1954-09/25/2001
14
Lorraine Bracco
10/02/1955
13
Charles Adler
10/02/1956
12
Kymberly Herrin
10/02/1957
11
Daniel Peacock
10/02/1958
10
Jeffrey Weissman
10/02/1958
10
Gail Grate
10/02/1959-05/28/2014
9
Gilly Coman
10/02/1960-07/13/2010
8
Jeff Bennett
10/02/1962
6
Joe Lara
10/02/1962
6
Richard Ashton
10/02/1965
3
Rodney Anoai
10/02/1966-10/22/2000
2
Mike Ching
10/02/1967
1
Lucy Cohu
10/02/1968
0
Jana Novotná
10/02/1968-11/19/2017
0
Joey Slotnick
10/02/1968
0

Passed on Wednesday, Oct 2 1968
Kansas Moehring

Released on Wednesday, Oct 2 1968
Coogan's Bluff (1968)CinemaRUSA

Aired on Wednesday, Oct 2 1968
Dark ShadowsEpisode #1.593
HunterMisfit

Now Showing Wednesday, Oct 2 1968
UK
Casino
2001: A Space Odyssey
Odeon St. Martins Lane
Charlie Bubbles

Aired on Wednesday, Oct 2 1968
UK
ATV Midlands
 8:00 pmChampionsThe Invisible Man
BBC1
 4:40 pmJackanoryJames and the Giant Peach: Danger - Sharks!
 8:20 pmA. P. Herbert's Misleading CasesThe Major and the Mynah
 9:05 pmWednesday PlayMooney and His Caravans
BBC2
 8:00 pmTouch of VenusDesmond
Grampian / Thames / Tyne Tees / Yorkshire TV
 8:00 pmAvengersGame
ITV
 7:30 pmCoronation StreetEpisode
 9:00 pmITV PlayhousePremiere: Flower Dew
10:30 pmHer Majesty's PleasureThanks for the Memory
Midands
 5:20 pmTom Grattan's WarThe Fire Raisers

Aired on Wednesday, Oct 2 1968
USA
ABC
 7:30 pmHere Come the BridesA Crying Need
 9:00 pmPeyton PlaceEpisode #5.6
CBS
 7:30 pmDaktariClarence, the Lion-Hearted
 9:00 pmBeverly HillbilliesSomething for the Queen
 9:30 pmGreen AcresThe Rummage Sale
NBC
 7:30 pmVirginianThe Orchard

UK Chart
Wednesday, Oct 2 1968
Those Were The DaysMary Hopkin1
Hey JudeThe Beatles2
JesamineThe Casuals3
Little ArrowsLeapy Lee4
Hold Me TightJohnny Nash5
I've Gotta Get A Message To YouThe Bee Gees6
Lady WillpowerThe Union Gap featuring Gary Puckett7
I Say A Little PrayerAretha Franklin8
The Red BalloonThe Dave Clark Five9
High In The SkyAmen Corner10
Ice In The SunStatus Quo11
Do It AgainThe Beach Boys12
Classical GasMason Williams13
On The Road AgainCanned Heat14
Dream A Little Dream Of MeMama Cass15
Hello I Love YouThe Doors16
A Day Without LoveThe Love Affair17
My Little LadyThe Tremeloes18
Help YourselfTom Jones19
Hard To HandleOtis Redding20


US Chart
Saturday, Sep 28 1968
Hey JudeThe Beatles1
Harper Valley P.T.A.Jeannie C. Riley2
People Got To Be FreeRascals, The3
HushDeep Purple4
FireCrazy World Of Arthur Brown, The5
1,2,3 Red LightThe 1910 Fruitgum Co.7
I've Gotta Get A Message To YouBee Gees8
Slip AwayClarence Carter10
Time Has Come TodayChambers Brothers, The11
RevolutionThe Beatles12
The House That Jack BuiltAretha Franklin13
I Say A Little PrayerAretha Franklin14
Born To Be WildSteppenwolf15
On The Road AgainCanned Heat16
Light My FireJose Feliciano17
Midnight ConfessionsGrass Roots, The18
My Special AngelVogues, The19
Little Green ApplesO.C. Smith20