50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
Golda Meir was sworn in as the first female prime minister of Israel.
“Cloud Nine,” the ninth studio album by The Temptations, was released and would go on that year to win a Grammy as the Best Rhythm and Blues Performance by a Duo or Group and would become the Billboard Album of the Year.
Crime boss Vito Genovese died at age 71 at the U.S. Medical Center for Federal Prisoners in Springfield, Missouri.
Country singer Tammy Wynette wed musician George Jones. The marriage ended in divorce in 1975.
And on Shelter Island . . . (more…)