50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
Simon and Garfunkel’s “Mrs. Robinson,” written by Paul Simon and used in the Mike Nichols’ film, “The Graduate,” became the number one song on the Billboard Charts.
Minnesota Senator Eugene McCarthy won the Oregon Democratic primary, giving hopes to his supporters that he would be the party’s candidate, but it was not to be as Senator Hubert Humphrey got the nod that year. Senator Humphrey went on to lose to Richard Nixon in the presidential election.
Bobby Unser won the Indianapolis 500 with a time of 3:16:13.786.
Zacarias Moussaoul, who was convicted of conspiracy in the 9/11 attacks and is in prison, was born in France to Moroccan parents.
French President Charles De Gaulle announced he would dissolve the National Assembly and call for a new national election.
And on Shelter Island . . . (more…)
JULIE LANE PHOTO
The Shelter Island Country Club’s clubhouse.
This past week the weather wasn’t conducive for golf if you were anywhere from Florida to Maine with rain and cool temperatures everywhere. (more…)
THURSDAY, MAY 17
Men’s ad hoc golf, 9:30 a.m. Shelter Island Country Club. Open to the public. Regular fees apply for non-members.
Past Presidents and New Members Tea, hosted by the Garden Club of Shelter Island. 2 p.m., Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall. Bring a teacup arrangement and a potential new member. Hats and gloves are optional. (more…)
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO
If you know, let us know. Send your responses to [email protected] or phone (631) 749-1000, extension 18. (more…)
THURSDAY, APRIL 19
Daffodil exhibit, hosted by the Garden Club of Shelter Island. On view at Shelter Island Library through April 28. Bring your own daffodils in a water-filled jar for identification by Garden Club members. (more…)