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02/11/19 12:00pm

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…)

Featured Story
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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