Day 22: covering shows aired from 10.7.68 – 11.13.68 #dsxp #darkshadows

7th – Motion Picture Association of America adopts film rating system
8th – Aircraft carrier Charles Doorman sold to Argentina
9th – Government seizes oil fields in Peru
10th – Detroit Tigers beat St Louis Cards, 4 games to 3 in 65th World Series
10th – George Harrison forms Singsong Ltd
10th – Lee Evans of US sets 400 meter record at 43.86
10th – US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
11th – Apollo 7 (Schirra, Eisele & Cunningham) made 163 orbits in 260 hours
11th – Billy Martin named manager of Twins
11th – Panama revolts
12th – “Noel Coward’s Sweet Potato” closes at Barrymore NYC after 17 perfs
12th – 19th Olympic games open at Mexico City, Mexico
12th – Equatorial Guinea (Spanish Guinea) declares independence from Spain
12th – Norma Enriqueta Basilio Satelo is 1st woman to light Olympic flame
13th – Tinker Creek Gorge of Cleveland Metroparks is dedicated
14th – 1st live telecast from a manned US spacecraft (Apollo 7)
14th – Beatles “White Album” completed
14th – Gruener & Watson (US) set scuba depth record (133 m) in Bahamas
14th – In NL expansion draft, Expos & Padres choose 30 players each
14th – J R Hines of US runs 100m in world record 9.95 sec
14th – A 6.8 earthquake wrecked the Australian town of Meckering, and also ruptured all major roads and railways nearby.
14th – The rebuilt Euston railway station in London is opened.
15th – AL expansion draft, KC pick Roger Nelson & Pilots pick Don Mincher 1st
16th – China reports removal of president Li Sjao-tji
16th – Czechoslovakia & Russian “accord” rules allies Soviet forces
16th – During Olympics Tommie Smith & John Carlos give black power salute
16th – Milwaukee Bucks play their 1st game losing 89-84 to Chicago Bulls
16th – Jim Dorey sets Toronto Maple Leaf penalty records (48 mins on 9 penalties in a game & 44 minutes on 7 penalties in a period)
18th – Bob Beamon of USA sets long jump record (29 ft. 2½ in.) in Mexico City
18th – Circus Circus opens in Las Vegas
18th – John Lennon & Yoko One fined £150 for marijuana possession
18th – Lee Evans sets world record of 43.8 seconds in 400 meter dash
18th – Police find 219 grains of cannabis resin in John & Yoko’s apt
18th – US Olympic Committee suspends Tommie Smith & John Carlos for giving “black power” salute as a protest during victory ceremony
19th – Golden Gate Bridge charges tolls only for southbound cars
20th – “Her 1st Roman” opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 17 perfs
20th – Carol Mann wins LPGA Quality Chekd Golf Classic
20th – Jacqueline Kennedy marries Aristotle Onassis
20th – Mamo Wolde wins 16th Olympic marathon (2:20:26.4)
20th – Jaqueline Kennedy marries Aristotle Onassis on the island of Scorpios
22nd – Apollo 7 returns to Earth
23rd – “Maggie Flynn” opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 82 performances
23rd – Kip Keino (Kenya) wins gold medal for 1,500m (3 min 34.9 sec)
24th – Mick Jagger & Marianne Faithful busted for pot, released on £50 bail
25th – Chicago recognizes Jean Baptiste Pointe de Sable as its 1st settler
25th – Longest Oly field hockey game, Hol beats Spain 1-0 in 2h25m (6 OT)
25th – Yoko Ono announces she is having John Lennon’s baby
26th – 1st European satellite launched, Esro 1, at Cape Kennedy
26th – KMIR TV channel 36 in Palm Springs, CA (NBC) begins broadcastng
26th – Soyuz 3 launched
27th – 19th Olympic games close at Mexico City, Mexico
27th – Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA River Plantation Golf Invitational
29th – USSR performs nuclear test at Sary Shagan USSR
30th – Nobel prize for chemistry awarded to Lars Onsager (thermodynamics)
30th – Nobel prize for physics awarded to Luis Alvarez (bubble chamber)
30th – Queen Juliana opens IJ tunnel in Amsterdam
31st – Linda Eastman moves to UK permanently
31st – Milwaukee Bucks win their 1st game beating Detroit 138-118 (6th game)
31st – President Johnson orders a halt to all bombing of North Vietnam
31st – US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

 1st – “Noel Coward’s Sweet Potato” opens at Booth Theater NYC for 36 perfs
1st – Detroit Tiger Denny McLain unanimously wins AL Cy Young Award
1st – Motion Picture Association of America introduces rating system (G, M, R, X)
1st – US pro soccer 14 teams merged into 1 all star team
1st – University of Suriname opens
2nd – “Her First Roman” closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC after 17 perfs
3rd – Bob Packwood is elected senator of Oregon
3rd – Ex-premier Papandreou buried/300,000 demonstrate against fascist junta
3rd – Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Canyon Ladies Golf Classic
3rd – NY Jet Jim Turner kicks 6 field goals to beat Buffalo 25-21
4th – Battles between Jordan army & Al Fatah-arm forces
5th – 1st AL pitcher to win MVP, Denny McLain (wins unanimously)
5th – Nixon (R) beats VP Humphrey (D) & George C Wallace for presidency
6th – Nixon elected 37th pres of US, defeating Hubert Humphrey
6th – Students of SF State Counsel go on strike
7th – USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
8th – Cynthia Lennon is granted a divorce from John
9th – USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
10th – Judy Rankin wins LPGA Corpus Christi Civitan Golf Open
10th – Launch of Zond 6, 2nd unmanned circumlunar & return flight
10th – Portuguese socialist Mario Soares freed
o11th – John Lennon & Yoko Ono appear nude on cover of “2 Virgins” album
11th – Maldives (in Indian Ocean) become a republic
11th – Ron Hill sets record 10-mile run (46:44) at Leicester England
12th – Supreme Court declares Arkansas law banning teaching evolution in public schools unconstitutional
13th – Bob Gibson edges Pete Rose to win NL MVP
14th – “National Turn in Your Draft Card Day” features draft card burning
14th – 1st European lung transplant
14th – Yale University announces it is going co-educational
15th – 1st date in controversial Jim Bouton baseball diary “Ball Four”
17th – “Zorba” opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 305 performances
17th – John Kander/Fred Ebbs musical “Zorba,” premieres in NYC
17th – Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Pensacola Ladies’ Golf Invitational
17th – NBC cuts to show “Heidi,” misses Raider’s rally to beat Jets, 43-32
17th – Alexandros Panagoulis is condemned to death for attempting to assassinate Greek dictator George Papadopoulos.
19th – Mali military coup, president Modibo Keita flees
19th – Yankees pitcher Stan Bahnsen wins AL Rookie of Year
20th – US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
21st – Cin trades shortstop Leo Cardenas to Twins for pitcher Jim Merritt
21st – Supremes & Temptations release “I’m Gonna Make You Love Me”
22nd – 1st interracial TV kiss (Star Trek-Kirk & Uhura)
22nd – Beatles release “Beatles,” (White Album) their only double album
22nd – US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
23rd – “Noel Coward’s Sweet Potato” closes at Booth NYC after 36 perfs
23rd – Milwaukee Bucks make their 1st NBA trade, giving Bob Love & Bob Weiss to Chicago Bulls for Flynn Robinson