50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
Boston Red Sox outfielder Carl Yastrzemski won the American League’s Most Valuable Player award.
Surveyor 6 became the first man-made object to lift off from the moon.
United States planes bombed the Haiphong shipyard in North Vietnam for the first time and President Lyndon Johnson told the American people that the U.S. was inflicting more losses on the North Vietnamese than American troops were taking, announcing, “We are making progress”
Actress Lisa Bonet, best known to audiences for her role as Denise Huxtable on the Cosby Show, was born in San Francisco
Davey Jones of the Monkees opened a boutique, Zilch 1, in Greenwich Village
And on Shelter Island . . .