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Leap year
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., is shot to death in Memphis, Tennessee.
Richard Nixon is elected the 36 President of the United States.
Senator Robert F. Kennedy was shot to deaf by Sirhan Sirhan in California.
The Mayor of Crazyville is born.
Apollo 8 astronauts are the first to orbit the moon.
President Johnson decides not to accept renomination as president.
Super Bowl III: New York Jets defeat the Baltimore Colts 16-7

Nobel Foundation, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Music artist that debut in 1968:
Joe Cocker
Cream
Creedence Clearwater Revival
Deep Purple
The Steve Miller Band
Bob Seger
Sly & the Family Stone

courtesy of https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bob_Seger_2013.jpg

Grammy- Record of the Year-
“Up, Up and Away” The 5th Demension

Academy Award Winners-
Best Picture: In the Heat of the Night
Best Actor: George Kennedy, Cool Hand Luke
Best Actress: Katharine Hepburn, Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner

Popular TV shows:
The Beverly Hillbillies
Bonanza
Gunsmoke
Mayberry R.F.D
Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C

courtesy of https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0062587/

Notable Deaths:
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., assassinated; 4/4/68; 39
Robert F. Kennedy, 6/6/68, assassinated; 42

Source:

Nite, Norm N.. Rock on almanac: the first four decades of rock ‘n’ roll : a chronology. United Kingdom, HarperPerennial, 1992.

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