Day 19: covering shows aired from 6.11.68 – 7.18.68 #dsxp #darkshadows

Right around now.  44 years ago.

Jun 12th – “What Makes Sammy Run?” closes at 84th St Theater NYC after 540 perfs
Jun 14th – Off duty Dutch military permitted to wear regular clothing
Jun 15th – “How Now, Dow Jones” closes at Lunt Fontanne NYC after 220 perfs
Jun 15th – “I Do! I Do!” closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 561 performances
Jun 15th – “New Faces of 1965” closes at Booth Theater NYC after 52 performances
Jun 15th – 15th Curtis Cup: US wins 10½-7½ at Royal County Down Golf Club (Newcastle, Northern Ireland)
Jun 15th – John Lennon & Yoko Ono plant an acorn at Conventry Cathedral
Jun 15th – Yummy Yummy Yummy by Ohio Express hits #4
Jun 16th – Mickey Wright wins LPGA “500” Ladies Golf Classic
Jun 16th – 68th US Golf Open: Lee Trevino shoots a 275 at Oak Hill CC NY
Jun 16th – Lee Trevino is 1st to play all 4 rounds of golf’s US open under par
Jun 17th – Belgium government of Eyskens-Merlot forms
Jun 17th – Ohio Express’ “Yummy Yummy Yummy” goes gold
Jun 18th – Supreme Court bans racial discrimination in sale & rental of housing
Jun 19th – 50,000 participate in Solidarity Day March of Poor People’s Campaign
Jun 20th – Jim Hines becomes 1st person to run 100 meters in under 10 seconds
Jun 21st – Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren resigns
Jun 22nd – “Here Come Da Judge” by The Buena Vistas peaks at #88
Jun 23rd – 74 are killed and 150 injured in a football stampede towards a closed exit in a Buenos Aires stadium.
Jun 24th – 14th LPGA Championship won by Sandra Post
Jun 24th – Australia all out for 78 v England at Lord’s
Jun 24th – Deadline for redeeming silver certificate dollars for silver bullion
Jun 24th – Jim Northrup hits 2 grand-slammers to help Tigers beat Cleve 14-3
Jun 24th – Joe Frazier TKOs Manuel Ramos in 2 for heavyweight boxing title
Jun 24th – Resurrection City in Wash DC closed permanently
Jun 25th – Bobby Bonds hits a grand slam in his 1st major league game (Giants)
Jun 26th – Executive Council decides both AL & NL to divide into 2 divisions
Jun 26th – Iwo Jima & Bonin Islands returned to Japan by US
Jun 27th – Ludvik Vaculik publishes “Manifest of 2000 words” in Prague
Jun 28th – Daniel Ellsberg indicted for leaking Pentagon Papers
Jun 29th – “Tip-Toe Thru’ The Tulips With Me” by Tiny Tim peaks at #17
Jun 30th – E German party leader Ulbricht receives “Order of October Revolution”
Jun 30th – Gaullists win French parliamentary election, 358 of 458 chairs
Jun 30th – Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Lady Carling Golf Open
Jul 1st – Bob Gibson’s streak of 47 2/3 inn scoreless streak ends on wild pitch
Jul 1st – Fortuna Sittard soccer team forms in Sittard
Jul 1st – John Lennon’s 1st full art exhibition (You are Here)
Jul 1st – US, Britain, USSR & 58 nations sign Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty
Jul 1st – USSR performs underground nuclear test
Jul 1st – The CIA’s Phoenix Program is officially established.
Jul 1st – Formal separation of the United Auto Workers from the AFL-CIO.
Jul 3rd – 41°F lowest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in July
Jul 3rd – Cleve Indian Luis Tiant strikes out 19 Minnesota Twins
Jul 4th – Arthur Kopit’s “Indians,” premieres in London
Jul 4th – Radio astronomy satellite Explorer 38 launched
Jul 5th – “Manifest of 1000 words” published in Prague
Jul 5th – 82nd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Rod Laver beats Tony Roche (63 64 62)
Jul 5th – John Lennon sells his psychedelic painted Rolls-Royce
Jul 5th – Phila 76’ers trade Wilt Chamberlain to LA Lakers
Jul 6th – 75th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Billie Jean King beats J Tegart (97 75)
Jul 6th – Sacharov publishes “Manifest of 10,000 words”
Jul 7th – 23rd US Women’s Open Golf Championship won by Susie Maxwell Berning
Jul 7th – France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
Jul 7th – Rock group “Yardbirds” disband
Jul 8th – Israeli-Egyptian artillery duel along Suez Canal
Jul 9th – 15.68″ (39.83 cm) of rainfall, Columbus, Miss (state 24-hour record)
Jul 9th – 39th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 1-0 at Astrodome, Houston
Jul 9th – All star MVP: Willie Mays (SF Giants)
Jul 10th – NL announces break into 2 divisions for 1969
Jul 11th – Earl Weaver replaces Hank Bauer as manager of Orioles
Jul 11th – Start of Colin Cowdrey’s 100th Test, 1st person to do so
Jul 12th – Couve de Murville forms government in France
Jul 12th – USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
Jul 13th – 97th British Golf Open: Gary Player shoots 289 at Carnoustie Scotland
Jul 13th – French government-Couve de Murville forms
Jul 14th – Brave Hank Aaron hits his 500th HR off SF Giant Mike McCormick
Jul 14th – Carol Mann wins LPGA Pabst Ladies’ Golf Classic
Jul 14th – Houston Astro Don Wilson strikes-out 18, beats Reds 6-1
Jul 15th – “One Life to Live” premieres on TV
Jul 15th – Commercial air travel begins between US & USSR
Jul 15th – France performs nuclear Test at Muruora Island
Jul 15th – NJ Americans moved to Comack & become NY Nets (ABA)
Jul 17th – Beatle’s animated film “Yellow Submarine” premieres in London
Jul 17th – Revolt in Iraq
Jul 18th – Intel incorporates