Day 21: covering shows aired from 8.28.68 – 10.4.68 #dsxp #darkshadows

Aug 28th – 1 day marriage of character Murphy Brown
Aug 28th – Police & anti-war demonstrators clash at Chicago’s Dem Natl Conven
Aug 29th – 1st US Open tennis match (Billie Jean King beats Dr Vija Vuskains)
Aug 29th – Democratics nominate Hubert H Humphrey for president (Chicago)
Aug 29th – Norwegian king Harald V marries Sonja
Aug 30th – 1st record under Apple label (Beatle’s Hey Jude)
Aug 30th – John & Yoko’s “One on One” benefit for children at Madison Square Garden
Aug 31st – 12,000 die in 7.8 quake destroys 60,000 buildings in NE Iran
Aug 31st – 68th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Bruce Fleisher
Aug 31st – Private Eye magazine reports a John Lennon & Yoko Ono album will have a picture of them nude on cover
Aug 31st – Roy Face ties W Johnson’s record of 802 pitching appearances with club
Aug 31st – Verne Gagne beats Dick Beyers (Dr X) in Minn, to become NWA champ
Aug 31st – Garfield Sobers becomes the first cricketer to hit 6 sixes in one over.
Sep 1st – Carol Mann wins LPGA Willow Park Ladies Golf Invitational
Sep 1st – Earthquake destroys Ferdows Persia, 2,000 killed
Sep 1st – Pirate Radio Marina (Netherlands) begins transmitting
Sep 2nd – Jerry Lewis’ 3rd Muscular Dystrophy telethon
Sep 3rd – Chicago White Sox set AL record of 39 loses by 1 run
Sep 4th – Nigerian troops conquer Aba Biafra
Sep 5th – 21 killed by hijackers aboard a Pan Am jet in Karachi Pakistan
Sep 5th – 82nd US Womens Tennis: Virginia Wade beats Billie Jean King (64 64)
Sep 5th – 88th US Mens Tennis: Arthur Ashe beats Tom Okker (1412 57 63 36 63)
Sep 5th – USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
Sep 6th – Swaziland gains independence from Britain (National Day)
sSep 6th – Swaziland becomes independent.
Sep 8th – “Funny Girl” with Barbra Striesand premieres
Sep 8th – France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
Sep 8th – Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Pacific Ladies Golf Classic
Sep 8th – Saundra Williams wins 1st Miss Black America pageant
Sep 9th – 1st US Open, held as an “open” (Arthur Ashe-wins)
Sep 9th – Arthur Ashe defeats Tom Okker to win US Tennis Open
Sep 11th – Air France Flight 1611 crashes off Nice, France, killing 89 passengers and 6 crew.
Sep 12th – Albania announces it is withdrawing from the Warsaw Pact
Sep 13th – Albania leaves Warsaw pact
Sep 14th – 1st broadcast of “60 Minutes” on CBS-TV
Sep 14th – Detroit Tigers’ Denny McLain‘s 30th victory of season
Sep 14th – Dmitri Shostakovitch’ 12th string quartet, premieres in Moscow
Sep 14th – USSR’s Zond 5 is launched on 1st circumlunar flight
Sep 15th – “Barbra Streisand: A Happening in Central Park” Show on CBS TV
Sep 15th – Carol Mann wins LPGA Shirley Englehorn Golf Invitational
Sep 15th – Launch of Zond 5, 1st lunar fly-around with Earth reentry
Sep 15th – NY Zendo (Shoboji) was opened by S Nakagawa & D S Harada
Sep 15th – Probable Test flight for a manned fly-around (scooped by Apollo 8)
Sep 16th – Richard Nixon appears on “Laugh-in”
Sep 17th – Gaylord Perry (Giants) no-hits St Louis Cardinals, 1-0
Sep 17th – Zond 5 completes circumnavigation of Moon
Sep 18th – Ray Washburn (Cards) no-hits SF Giants 2-0
Sep 19th – Denny McLain’s 31st win & Mickey Mantle’s 535th HR
Sep 20th – Mickey Mantle hits final career homer # 536
Sep 22nd – Iraq adopts constitution
Sep 22nd – Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Kings River Golf Open
Sep 22nd – Twins’ Cesar Tovar pitched a hitless inning & plays all 9 positions
Sep 22nd – Zond 5 completes flight
Sep 24th – “60 Minutes” premieres on CBS-TV
Sep 24th – “That’s Life” premieres-A Broadway musical type TV show
Sep 24th – NY Met manager Gil Hodges suffers a heart attack
Sep 24th – US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
Sep 26th – 1st broadcast of “Hawaii Five-O” on CBS-TV
Sep 26th – Marcelo Caetano elected premier of Portugal
Sep 26th – St Louis Cards’ Bob Gibson’s 13th shutout, ends with 1.12 ERA
Sep 26th – Theatre censorship ends in Britain
Sep 27th – “Hair” opens in London
Sep 27th – Cardinal’s super pitcher Bob Gibson’s 13th shutout of year
Sep 27th – France refuses UK entry into common market
Sep 28th – “Happy Time” closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 286 performances
Sep 28th – “Noel Coward’s Sweet Potato” opens at Barrymore NYC for 17 perfs
Sep 28th – Alberto Giolani of Italy roller skates record 23.133 miles in 1 hr
Sep 28th – Atlanta Chiefs beat San Diego Toros 3-0 for NASL championship
Sep 28th – Beatles “Hey Jude,” single goes #1 and stays #1 for 9 weeks
Sep 28th – Chuck Hixson (Southern Methodist) completes 37 of record 69 passes
Sep 28th – Janis Joplin announces she’s leaving “Big Brother & Holding Co”
Sep 28th – Marisa Danisi of West Germany roller skates record 21.995 miles in 1 hr
Sep 29th – Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Mickey Wright Golf Invitational
Sep 29th – Carl Yastrzemski .3005 avg wins his 2nd straight batting crown

Sep 29th – Chuck Latourette, sets NFL record 47.7 yd punt return avg (3 punts)
Sep 30th – 1st Boeing 747 rolls out
Sep 30th – AL & NL umpires form a new Association of Major League Umpires
Sep 30th – Sharon Miller wins LPGA Seven Lakes Golf Invitational
Sep 30th – Supremes release “Love Child”
Oct 1st – “Night of the Living Dead” premieres in Pittsburgh
Oct 1st – The Guyanese government takes over the British Guiana Broadcasting Service (BGBS).
Oct 2nd – 1st London performance of “Promises Promises” presented
Oct 2nd – Bob Gibson sets a World Series record of 17 strikeouts
Oct 2nd – Mexico City police fire on protesting students, 300-500 killed
Oct 2nd – Republic Guinea forms (day of republic)
Oct 2nd – 1st time, 2 soon-to-be-named MVPs oppose each other Cards Bob Gibson beat Tigers Denny McLain 4-0
Oct 3rd – Howard Sacklers “Great White Hope,” premieres in NYC
Oct 3rd – Military coup overthrows Pres Fernando Belaúnde Terry in Peru
Oct 3rd – US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
Oct 5th – Battles between Catholic demonstrators & police in Londonderry