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…)