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11/20/17 10:00am

Old, open book with a damaged cover.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

Mets pitcher Tom Seaver, with a record of 16 and 12, was named the National League’s Rookie of the Year.

U.S. General William Westmoreland told news reporters that he thought in 1965 the Viet Cong were winning the war, but by November 1967, he was confident they were losing.

The British Broadcasting Company unofficially banned the Beatles song, “I Am the Walrus,” thought to be critical of capitalism and the social system when, in fact, it was a period in which John Lennon was writing gibberish lyrics for many songs after hearing that people were studying Beatles’ song meanings.

The United Nations Security Council passed a resolution providing a guideline for negotiating an Arab-Israeli peace settlement

And on Shelter Island . . .

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01/23/15 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Icicles hanging from melting snow on Shelter Island buildings offered a clear indication in 1985 of bone-chilling temperatures that accompanied a brutal snow storm.

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Icicles hanging from melting snow on Shelter Island buildings offered a clear indication in 1985 of bone-chilling temperatures that accompanied a brutal snow storm.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

President Lyndon Johnson was in the first week of his own full four-year term, having been inaugurated in his own right, after succeeding President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963, when Mr. Kennedy was assassinated. (more…)