50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
Sirhan Sirhan was convicted of assassinating Senator Robert F. Kennedy.
At the 41st Academy Awards, “Oliver” was selected as best picture, while Cliff Robertson was named best actor and Katharine Hepburn and Barbra Streisand tied for best actress in the first-ever tie for the award.
The first major league baseball game outside of the United States was played in Montreal, Canada with the Montreal Expos defeating the St. Louis Cardinals by a score of 8-7.
The Supreme Court struck down laws prohibiting private possession of obscene material.
In the 33rd Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, George Archer won his only major title, one stroke ahead of runners-up Billy Casper, George Knudson and Tom Weiskopf.
And on Shelter Island . . . (more…)