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09/02/19 8:00am

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

President Richard Nixon appointed Warren Burger to replace Earl Warren as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

The New Orleans Pop Festival attracted 25,000 fans to the Louisiana Speedway to hear Janis Joplin, The Byrds, Santana and other rock groups in a three-day extravaganza that came two weeks after Woodstock.

 Joe Pepitone was fined $500 by the Yankees after he left during the middle of a game against the Chicago White Sox at Yankee Stadium.

Actor Jason Priestly of Beverly Hills 90210 fame was born in Vancouver, British Columbia.

British photographer Mary McCartney, daughter of Beatle Paul McCartney and wife Linda, was born in London.

And on Shelter Island . . . (more…)

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06/10/19 10:00am

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

Warren Burger was confirmed as Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court.

Georges Pompidou was elected president of France.

The Oakland A’s Reggie Jackson got 10 RBIs to beat the Red Sox 21 to 7.

John Lennon and Yoko Ono were guests on the British David Frost television interview show

Jacqueline Susann’s “The Love Machine” was among the best selling books in the United States

And on Shelter Island . . . (more…)