50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
President Richard Nixon appointed Henry Kissinger as his National Security Advisor.
Baseball Commissioner William Eckert was fired after three years on the job when it was believed he wouldn’t have the ability to stop a threatened players strike.
The Rolling Stones released their “Beggars Banquet” album containing the classic track, “Sympathy for the Devil.”
Comedian Margaret Cho was born in Queens.
“The Best of Laurel and Hardy” was among the post popular films of the time.
And on Shelter Island . . .