50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
The first issue of Rolling Stone Magazine featuring stories about music, popular culture and politics was published.
The unmanned Surveyor 6 made a soft landing on the moon, an important feat in the country’s plans to send men to the moon.
President Lyndon Johnson signed the Public Broadcasting Act, creating the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
Carl Stokes was elected the first African-American mayor of a major United States city, Cleveland, Ohio.
At a ceremony in Phnom Peng, Cambodia, three U.S. prisoners of war released by the Viet Cong were turned over to antiwar activist Tom Hayden.
And on Shelter Island . . .