50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
Actress Mira Sorvino was born in Tenafly, New Jersey.
American singer and actress Moon Unit Zappa was born in New York City.
Pairs figure skater Jason Dungjen was born in Detroit and went to skate with Kyoka Ina, winning United States Championships in 1997 and 1998 before retiring, but then returning to skate with Yuka Sato in the Stars on Ice tour.
President Lyndon Johnson took advantage of a Congressional Medal of Honor ceremony to boost his unpopular and flagging Vietnam policy while presenting the medal to Sergeant David Dolby, credited with saving many of his fellow soldiers during a fire fight against the North Vietnamese.
And on Shelter Island . . .