50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
President Lyndon Johnson activated the Alabama National Guard after Governor George Wallace refused to do so to protect the third civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery.
Cosmonaut Aleksei Leonov became the first person to walk in space.
The NCAA basketball championship was decided as UCLA beat Michigan 91 to 80.
Gary Lewis and the Playboys topped the charts in the United States with “This Diamond Ring.”
You could purchase a gallon of milk for 95 cents and a dozen eggs for 53 cents.
And on Shelter Island … (more…)