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Martin Luther King Jr. - was an American Christian minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the Civil Rights Movement. He helped organize the 1963 March on Washington, where he delivered his famous "I Have a Dream" speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. He was assassinated on April 4, 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee.
New Left (was a broad political movement mainly in the 1960s and 1970s consisting of activists in the Western world who campaigned for a broad range of social issues such as civil and political rights, feminism, gay rights, abortion rights, gender roles and drug policy reforms. Some saw the New Left as an oppositional reaction to earlier Marxist and labor union movements for social justice that focused on dialectical materialism and social class, while others who used the term saw the movement as a continuation and revitalization of traditional leftist goals)
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Peggy Fleming - At the 1968 Winter Olympics, Peggy Fleming won the Gold Medal in Ladies' singles figure skating. She was also a three-time World Champion (1966–1968).
Robert F. Kennedy - was the United States Attorney General from 1961 to 1964 under Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson. On June 5, 1968, presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy was mortally wounded shortly after midnight at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles. Earlier that evening, the 42-year-old junior senator from New York was declared the winner in the South Dakota and California presidential primaries in the 1968 election.
Summer of Love (was a social phenomenon that occurred during mid-1967, when as many as 100,000 people, mostly young people sporting hippie fashions of dress and behavior, converged in San Francisco's neighborhood of Haight-Ashbury. More broadly, the Summer of Love encompassed the hippie music, drug, anti-war, and free-love scene throughout the American west coast, and as far away as New York City)
Twiggy - hit the modeling scene in 1966 and retired from modeling in 1970.