1968: Weeks 29 and 30

Posted on July 14, 2008
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Weekly timeline for 1968: A year of change and tumult

July 15: Commercial air travel between the U.S. & U.S.S.R. begins.

July 15: Computer powerhouse Intel is founded by Robert Noyce and Gordon Moore

July 17: The Beatle’s animated “Yellow Submarine” premieres in London.

July 24: Arlo Guthrie performs his 20 minute ballad “Alice’s Restaurant” to rave reviews at the Newport (Rhode Island) Folk Festival.

beggars.jpgJuly 24: Kristin Chenoweth is born in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma.

July 26: Olivia Williams is born in Camden Town, London, England.

July 26: Decca records withdraws the release of the Rolling Stones’ “Beggars Banquet,” objecting to the cover depicting a graffiti-covered toilet. It’s later released with a more subdued “invitation” sleeve.


The Whole World Was Watching: An oral history of 1968. A joint project between South Kingstown High School and Brown University’s Scholarly Technology Group
Timelines of History
Timeline 1968
Rock Timeline
Wikipedia Music Timeline
Frank Eugene Smitha’s Macrohistory and World Report


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