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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.
Unimate (was the first industrial robot, which worked on a General Motors assembly line at the Inland Fisher Guide Plant in Ewing Township, New Jersey, in 1961)
Bobby Vinton - was a popular singer in the sixties with Roses Are Red (My Love) and Blue Velvet.
Washington Senators Move to Minnesota (Nov 26, 1960 and renamed the Minnesota Twins)
Senators logo (L), Twins (R)
Old Metropolitan Stadium...……………..
Calling it a night...………………..
Malcolm X - was an American Muslim minister and human rights activist who was a popular figure during the civil rights movement. He is best known for his staunch and controversial black racial advocacy, and for his time spent as a vocal spokesman for the Nation of Islam. On February 21, 1965, as he was preparing to address the OAAU in Manhattan's Audubon Ballroom, a man rushed forward and shot him once in the chest with a sawed-off shotgun and two other men charged the stage firing semi-automatic handguns. Malcolm X was pronounced dead at 3:30 pm, shortly after arriving at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital. The autopsy identified 21 gunshot wounds to the chest, left shoulder, arms and legs, including ten buckshot wounds from the initial shotgun blast.