BBC Programme History
1968 Day by Day - 30th May 1968
General De Gaulle is in a defiant mood. Manchester United win the European Cup.
1968 Day by Day - 31/03/2008
Lyndon Johnson signals the end to his presidency and riots break out in Japan.
1968 Day by Day - 31st August 1968
Nigerian leader Yakubu Gowon signals that the Biafran conflict could soon be over.
1968 Day by Day - 31st July 1968
The first ever episode of Dad's Army is aired on BBC TV.
1968 Day by Day - 31st May 1968
Liberal leader Jeremy Thorpe gets married.
1968 Day by Day - 3rd April 1968
Dr Martin Luther King delivers a speech in Memphis, Tennessee.
1968 Day by Day - 3rd August 1968
Sirhan Sirhan appears in court, accused of the murder of Senator Bobby Kennedy.
1968 Day by Day - 3rd July 1968
Mixed marriages come under the spotlight.
1968 Day by Day - 3rd June 1968
Andy Warhol is shot. Peter Sellers and Britt Ekland split up.
1968 Day by Day - 3rd May 1968
The US and North Vietnam finally agree where to hold peace talks.
1968 Day by Day - 4th April 1968
The assassination of Dr Martin Luther King in Memphis marks a dark day in American history
1968 Day by Day - 4th August 1968
US sprinter Tommy Smith backs a boycott of the Mexico Olympics by black American athletes.
1968 Day by Day - 4th July 1968
The round-the-world yachtsman Alec Rose returns from his 354-day journey.
1968 Day by Day - 4th June 1968
Scientologists are turned away from the UK. De Gaulle borrows millions from the IMF.
1968 Day by Day - 4th May 1968
Britain's first heart transplant patient wakes and people in Beirut take to the streets.
1968 Day by Day - 5th April 1968
Riots rage in America following the death of Dr Martin Luther King.
1968 Day by Day - 5th August 1968
Peace talks commence in Addis Ababa between Nigeria and breakaway Biafra.
1968 Day by Day - 5th July 1968
With John Tusa. Rod Laver beats Tony Roche to win Wimbledon in straight sets.
1968 Day by Day - 5th June 1968
Robert Kennedy is shot. Police hold gunman Sirhan Sirhan.
1968 Day by Day - 5th May 1968
Parisian students take to the streets. Harold Wilson talks about race relations.
1968 Day by Day - 6th April 1968
Sammy Davis Jnr pleads for the rioting to stop in America.
1968 Day by Day - 6th August 1968
Residents Associations fight attempts to rehouse Ronan Point victims in tower blocks.
1968 Day by Day - 6th July 1968
As 150,000 face starvation, ten tons of relief supplies are airlifted into Biafra.
1968 Day by Day - 6th June 1968
Robert Kennedy dies. Chay Blyth embarks upon a circumnavigation of the world.
1968 Day by Day - 6th May 1968
Spain closes its border with Gibraltar. The Virgin Mary is seen by thousands in Cairo.
1968 Day by Day - 7th April 1968
Palm Sunday is declared a day of mourning for Martin Luther King as rioting continues.
1968 Day by Day - 7th August 1968
Ukranian students in London demonstrate against political arrests in the USSR.
1968 Day by Day - 7th July 1968
Anti-racism marchers clash with Enoch Powell supporters in Whitehall.
1968 Day by Day - 7th June 1968
ETA carry out their first assassination.
1968 Day by Day - 7th May 1968
Sikh candidates from both Labour and Conservative parties canvass in local elections.
1968 Day by Day - 8th April 1968
Hanoi and Washington enter into talks. A Boeing 707 plane crashes at Heathrow.
1968 Day by Day - 8th August 1968
Richard Nixon wins the Republican Party's nomination for the presidential election.
1968 Day by Day - 8th July 1968
The Bank of England announces a large international loan to stave off financial problems.
1968 Day by Day - 8th June 1968
Martin Luther King's killer is caught at Heathrow. Edward Kennedy delivers Bobby's eulogy.
1968 Day by Day - 8th May 1968
The Krays are arrested. SNP trounce Labour in Scottish council elections.
1968 Day by Day - 9th April 1968
Martin Luther King's funeral takes place. Labour details the Race Relations Bill.
1968 Day by Day - 9th August 1968
48 passengers die as a British airliner carrying holiday-makers to Austria crashes.
1968 Day by Day - 9th July 1968
Australian police continue to lay siege to Sydney gunman Wally Mellish.
1968 Day by Day - 9th June 1968
President Tito concedes to angry students. Jimmy Savile improves Anglo-French relations.
1968 Day by Day - 9th May 1968
Labour suffers losses in local elections. John Barbirolli announces his last performance.