January 8: Jacques Cousteau’s first undersea special airs on U.S. network television.
January 9: Joey Lauren Adams born in Little Rock, Ark.
January 10: Lyle Menendez, convicted in 1996 with his brother of first-degree murder for killing his parents, was born in Princeton, N.J.
January 13: Richard Pryor marries Shelley R. Bonus; their marriage lasts one year.
January 13: Johnny Cash performs his famous Folsom Prison concert.
January 14: LL Cool J born in Bay Shore, Long island, N.Y.
January 14: The Green Bay Packers win Super Bowl II over the Oakland Raiders.
The Whole World Was Watching: An oral history of 1968. A joint project between South Kingstown High School and Brown University’s Scholarly Technology Group
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