50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
Vince Lombardi became part owner, vice president, general manager and head coach of the Washington Redskins after coaching the Green Bay Packers to five NFL championships and two Super Bowl wins.
John Madden became head coach of the NFL’s Oakland Raiders.
Yasser Arafat became president of the Palestine Liberation Organization.
Singer Tom Jones debuted “This Is Tom Jones” on ABC.
The Saturday Evening Post published its last edition.
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