50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
“Midnight Cowboy,” starring Dustin Hoffman and Jon Voight, was released to theaters and would capture the Best Picture Academy Award the following spring.
The Beatles released their “Get Back” single, which quickly rose to number one where it stayed for five successive weeks.
John Lennon and Yoko Ono staged their second “bed-in” for peace at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal.
“If” won the Grand Prix du Festival International du Film at the 22nd Annual Cannes Film Festival.
The BBC ordered 13 episodes of Monty Python’s Flying Circus.
And on Shelter Island . . . (more…)