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06/04/18 8:00am

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50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

Senator Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles on June 5  in the wake of his victory in  California’s Democratic presidential primary.

James Earl Ray, who assassinated Reverend Martin Luther King Jr., in April 1968, was captured at London’s Heathrow Airport.

It was a battle of Australians at the men’s final of the French Open Tennis Tournament as Ken Rosewall beat Rod Laver 6-3, 6-1, 2-6, 6-2.

American character actor and singer Dan Duryea died of cancer in Los Angeles at the age of 61.

And on Shelter Island . . . (more…)

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06/22/17 8:00am

Old, open book with a damaged cover.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

Actress Jayne Mansfield was killed in a car crash in New Orleans at age 34.

British actress Maggie Smith married Robert Stephens in a ceremony in Greenwich, England.

In the wake of the Six Day War, Israel removed barricades, reunifying Jerusalem.

200 people were arrested during riots on the east side of Buffalo, New York, in which many African Americans, 13 police officers and one firefighter were injured.

The first Consumer Electronic Show was held in New York City.

And on Shelter Island . . .

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