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11/19/18 12:00pm

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

The first interracial kiss broadcast on television was on “Star Trek”  between Captain Kirk and Lt. Nyota Uhura.

The Beatles released their only double album in the United Kingdom titled “The Beatles,” but is best known by fans as “The White Album.”

Tammy Wynette and Glen Campbell took home top honors at the Country Music Awards.

The Supremes and The Temptations released “I’m Gonna Make You Love Me” at the same time.

And on Shelter Island . . .

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02/26/18 12:00pm

Old, open book with a damaged cover.50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

The Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. announced plans for a Poor People’s Campaign to start with a march on Washington, D.C. A month later he was assassinated, leaving the campaign to go forward under the direction of Southern Christian Leadership Council President Ralph Abernathy.

Fans celebrated NBC’s announcement that its popular “Star Trek” series had been renewed for a third year.

June Carter and Johnny Cash married in a church ceremony in Franklin, Kentucky.

“Love Is Blue” by Paul Mauriat and his Orchestra was the number on song in the United States on the Billboard Hot 100 list.

And on Shelter Island . . .

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