50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
Beatles manager Brian Epstein died of an drug overdose and was found in his locked bedroom with some suggesting it marked the beginning of the Beatles’ dissolution.
American Nazi Party leader George Lincoln Rockwell was assassinated in Arlington, Virginia by a former party member who had been ejected from the group because he tried to bring Marxist doctrine into the party’s platforms.
The final episode of ABC’s “The Fugitive” drew 78 million viewers.
The East Coast Wrestling Association was established.
The number one song in the nation was Bobbie Gentry’s “Ode to Billy Joe.”
And on Shelter Island . . .