The Emergency 911 Telephone service is started
Boeing 747 made its maiden flight
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In debuts on NBC
The film version of 2001: A Space Odyssey premieres in Washington, D.C.
Inventions in 1968
The average house cost $24,700
Equivalent today: $155,300
The average car cost $2,822
Equivalent today: $17,743
The average wage was $5,572
Equivalent today: $35,034
1968 Sony Trinitron
Sony Corp. introduces the Trinitron color television set.
Photo: Frank Borman/NASA
Photo: Sony Corporation