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WhoBirthdayAge on Saturday, Dec 21 1968
J. Gunnis Davis
12/21/1873-03/23/1937
95
Died Aged:63
Elliott Dexter
12/21/1879-06/23/1941
89
Died Aged:61
Charles Granval
12/21/1882-07/28/1943
86
Died Aged:60
Mimi Aguglia
12/21/1884-07/31/1970
84
Paul Stanton
12/21/1884-10/09/1955
84
Died Aged:70
William Le Maire
12/21/1892-11/11/1933
76
Died Aged:40
Frank Pershing
12/21/1892-05/04/1970
76
Paul Bernard
12/21/1898-05/04/1958
70
Died Aged:59
Guy Wilkerson
12/21/1899-07/15/1971
69
Howard Batt
12/21/1900-03/18/1988
68
Amy Douglass
12/21/1902-03/05/1980
66
Grace Bauer
12/21/1907-07/01/1995
61
Arch Hall Sr.
12/21/1908-04/28/1978
60
Grant Richards
12/21/1911-07/04/1963
57
Died Aged:51
Irving Hellman
12/21/1912-06/01/2000
56
Paul Meurisse
12/21/1912-01/19/1979
56
Paul Meurisse
12/21/1912-01/19/1979
56
Eustace Lycett
12/21/1914-11/16/2006
54
James Cairncross
12/21/1915-12/17/2009
53
Joe Mantell
12/21/1915-09/30/2010
53
Ivor Dean
12/21/1917-08/10/1974
51
Florence George
12/21/1917-09/13/1998
51
James Gavin
12/21/1919-09/19/2008
49
Benny Goldberg
12/21/1919-09/10/2001
49
Vampira
12/21/1921-01/10/2008
47
Paul Winchell
12/21/1922-06/24/2005
46
Olga Aroseva
12/21/1925-10/13/2013
43
Phyllis Love
12/21/1925-10/30/2011
43
Ric Marlow
12/21/1925-02/28/2017
43
Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez
12/21/1926-02/06/2006
42
Michael Carreras
12/21/1927-04/19/1994
41
Ed Nelson
12/21/1928-08/09/2014
40
Kei Satô
12/21/1928-05/02/2010
40
Anita Gordon
12/21/1929-05/10/2015
39
Julia Gschnitzer
12/21/1931
37
Moira Orfei
12/21/1931-11/15/2015
37
Rudy Solari
12/21/1934-04/23/1991
34
John G. Avildsen
12/21/1935-06/16/2017
33
Lorenzo Bandini
12/21/1935-05/10/1967
33
Died Aged:31
Bernard Farber
12/21/1935-01/??/1996
33
Henri Guybet
12/21/1936
32
Jane Fonda
12/21/1937
31
Sheila Reid
12/21/1937
31
Larry Bryggman
12/21/1938
30
Sandro Dori
12/21/1938
30
Gary Downey
12/21/1938-12/30/1979
30
John Quayle
12/21/1938
30
Malcolm Hebden
12/21/1939
29
Frank Zappa
12/21/1940-12/04/1993
28
Jared Martin
12/21/1941-05/24/2017
27
Jack Nance
12/21/1943-12/30/1996
25
Sarah Atkinson
12/21/1944
24
Ulli Lommel
12/21/1944
24
Skye Aubrey
12/21/1945
23
Alibe Parsons
12/21/1945
23
Josh Mostel
12/21/1946
22
Carl Wilson
12/21/1946-02/07/1998
22
David M. Frank
12/21/1948
20
Samuel L. Jackson
12/21/1948
20
Raymond Singer
12/21/1948
20
Jane How
12/21/1951
17
Dennis Boutsikaris
12/21/1952
16
Devon Ericson
12/21/1952
16
Sergio Rubini
12/21/1952
16
Joe Viskocil
12/21/1952-08/11/2014
16
Jane Kaczmarek
12/21/1955
13
Roc LaFortune
12/21/1956
12
Lisa Gerritsen
12/21/1957
11
Ray Romano
12/21/1957
11
James Pax
12/21/1961
7
Stephen Shea
12/21/1961
7
Larry Day
12/21/1963
5
Andy Dick
12/21/1965
3
Michael Schenk
12/21/1965
3
Dale Wilkes
12/21/1965
3
Michelle Hurd
12/21/1966
2
Kiefer Sutherland
12/21/1966
2
Danielle von Zerneck
12/21/1966
2
Nicola Cowper
12/21/1967
1
Catherine Cusack
12/21/1968
0


Aired on Saturday, Dec 21 1968
Jackie Gleason ShowEpisode #3.10

Now Showing Saturday, Dec 21 1968
UK
Astoria
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2001: A Space Odyssey
Leicester Square Theatre
Shalako

Aired on Saturday, Dec 21 1968
UK
BBC1
 5:15 pmDoctor WhoInvasion: Episode 8
 6:45 pmDixon of Dock GreenBerserk
BBC2
 8:15 pmBBC PlaysLuther

Aired on Saturday, Dec 21 1968
USA
CBS
 8:30 pmMy Three SonsExpendable Katie
 9:30 pmPetticoat JunctionA Cake from Granny
10:00 pmMannixFear I to Fall
NBC
 7:30 pmAdam-12Log 122: Christmas - The Yellow Dump Truck
 8:00 pmGet SmartSchwartz's Island
 8:30 pmGhost and Mrs. MuirLove Is a Toothache

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 21 1968
I Heard It Through The GrapevineMarvin Gaye1
Love ChildDiana Ross and the Supremes2
For Once In My LifeStevie Wonder3
Abraham, Martin And JohnDion4
Wichita LinemanGlen Campbell5
StormyClassics IV6
Who's Making LoveJohnnie Taylor7
Both Sides NowJudy Collins8
I Love How You Love MeBobby Vinton9
Magic Carpet RideSteppenwolf10
Hey JudeThe Beatles11
Cloud NineTemptations, The12
CinnamonDerek13
See SawAretha Franklin14
Chewy ChewyOhio Express15
I'm Gonna Make You Love MeDiana Ross and the Supremes17
Bring It On Home To MeEddie Floyd18
Those Were The DaysMary Hopkin19
Soulful StrutYoung-Holt Unlimited20