1968: Week Two

Posted on January 8, 2008
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Weekly timeline for 1968: A year of change and tumult

January 8: Jacques Cousteau’s first undersea special airs on U.S. network television.

surveyor.gifJanuary 9: Surveyor VII space probe makes a soft landing on the moon.

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
Timelines of History
Timeline 1968
Rock Timeline


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