An audience goes to the cinema for the first time, streetcars come to San Francisco, The Beatles' "White Album" goes to No. 1, and the first American test-tube baby is born, all on this day.
1968: The Beatles' self-titled double album, more popularly referred to as "The White Album" due to its all-white cover art, goes No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard 200 album chart. It would spend nine weeks on top of the chart in total.
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