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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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05/14/15 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO SEEDS General Manager Gerry Bogaz tried to rally support for a South Fork ferry service to Connecticut during a Shelter Island presentation in the spring of 2005.

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SEEDS General Manager Gerry Bogaz tried to rally support for a South Fork ferry service to Connecticut during a Shelter Island presentation in the spring of 2005.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

The Herald-Tribune reported the world’s first “porpoise to porpoise” long distance call made by Moby Dick, star of the porpoise show at Floridaland in Sarasota, to Keki,  one of the performing porpoises as Sea Life Park in Hawaii. (more…)