Statistics for Events of 1968

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Apr 4th - This great civil-rights leader is assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee.Martin Luther King, Jr.
Jan 31st - In a turning point in the war, the Viet Cong begins an offensive campaign on this Vietnamese holiday.Tet
Jun 5th - This presidential candidate is fatally shot while campaigning in Los Angeles.Robert F. Kennedy
Dec 23rd - Astronauts Borman, Lovell & Anders, aboard Apollo 8, become the first men to orbit this heavenly body.The Moon
Apr 29th - This so-called "American Tribal Love-Rock Musical" opens on Broadway.Hair
Jun 1st - This Simon & Garfunkel song, from the soundtrack of the movie "The Graduate," hits number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.Mrs. Robinson
Dec 12th - This man becomes the first African-American to be the highest-ranked tennis player.Arthur Ashe
Jan 22nd - This groundbreaking comedy show, hosted by Dan Rowan & Dick Martin, premieres on NBC.Laugh In
Oct 16th - During a medal ceremony in the Mexico City Summer Olympics, two American athletes make this controversial gesture.Black power salute
Feb 29th - The Beatles win a Grammy award for this album, which includes such songs as "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" and "When I'm Sixty-Four."Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Jan 23rd - The USS Pueblo and its crew is seized by this cold-war adversary.North Korea
Nov 6th - Richard Nixon defeats this Democratic candidate in the U.S. Presidential election.Hubert Humphrey
Feb 16th - Some of the Beatles travel to India to study this type of meditation with the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi.Transcendental
Sep 6th - This small African nation becomes independent.Eswatini
Feb 6th - The tenth Winter Olympic games open in this city in the French Alps.Grenoble
Feb 24th - Jocelyn Bell, astronomy graduate student at the University of Cambridge, announces the discovery of this object, a highly magnetized, rotating neutron star.Pulsar

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