Class of 1968
Welcome, Class of 1968, to your Reunion information page!
Here, you'll find everything you need to know about your your 55th class reunion, taking place during Alumni Weekend 2023, April 14 - 16.
Every five years, your class comes back home to the Homewood campus to meet with old friends, enjoy good food, revel in social, cultural and academic events, and make new memories. Come back to Baltimore April 14 - 16, 2023 and celebrate this milestone with us!
Alumni Weekend 2023 Class Events
Saturday, April 15, 2023
55th Reunion Brunch and Memorial Service
9:30 – 11:30am ET
Gilman Atrium and Memorial Hall
55th Reunion Class Seating at the Homecoming Lacrosse Game
2 – 4pm ET
55th Reunion Post Game Party
4:30 – 7pm ET
O'Connor Recreation Center, Multi-Purpose Room B, 3rd Floor
See Who's Coming!
Interested in getting involved with your reunion committee? We would love to have you! Please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will connect you with the staff liaisons who are working with your class.
Every gift you make shows the strength of our community and solidifies our standing in U.S. News and World Report's undergraduate rankings as a top 10 institution - 7th to be exact..
Your gift empowers our students, faculty, staff, and fellow alumni to become the best leaders, researchers, innovators, and change agents they can be. Make a gift in honor of your class reunion today!
1968 - What a year to remember!
President & VP: Lyndon B. Johnson, Hubert H. Humphrey
Popular Films: Funny Girl, 2001: A Space Odyssey, The Odd Couple, Bullitt, Romeo and Juliet, Oliver!, Rosemary’s Baby, Planet of the Apes, Yours, Mine and Ours, The Lion in Winter, The Green Berets
Cost of: Gas ($0.34), Bread ($0.21), Milk ($0.45), Car ($2,822), House ($24,700)
Average Income: $7,700
US Population: 200.7 Million
Popular Songs: “Hey Jude” by The Beatles, “Love is Blue” by Paul Mauriat, “Honey” by Bobby Goldsboro, “(Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay” by Otis Redding, “People Got to Be Free” by The Rascals, “Sunshine of Your Love” by Cream
Popular TV Shows: “Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In”, “Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.”, “Bonanza”, “Mayberry R.F.D.”, “Family Affair”, “Gunsmoke”, “Julia”
Baby Names: Lisa, Michelle, Kimberly, Jennifer, Melissa, Michael, David, John, James, Robert
Sports: The Green Bay Packers were the Super Bowl champs, the Detroit Tigers won the World Series, and the Montreal Canadiens clinched the Stanley Cup, the 1968 Summer Olympics was held in Mexico City, Mexico, the 1968 Winter Olympics were held in Grenoble, France
Other Notable Events: The Prague Spring took place in which the Soviet Union invaded Czechoslovakia and arrested President Dubcek, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the leader of the Civil Rights Movement, was assassinated, U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy (aka Bobby Kennedy) was assassinated. NASA launched the Apollo 8 space mission on December 21, 1968. 800,000 teachers, workers, and student protesters marched through Paris in a one-day general strike. In an effort to protect the Giant Redwoods, the Redwood National Park was created in California. 1968 was a leap year.
We’ve got answers. We want to make attending Alumni Weekend 2023, April 14 - 16 as easy as possible. Let us know if you have any questions. Send an email to email@example.com or call 410-516-5185.