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April Fools' Day
1970 - Cigarette advertising banned on radio and TV
1974 - Jane Fonda arrives in Vietnam on second visit
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1965 - Ken Kesey busted for marijuana first time
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1963 - SCLC & volunteers stage sit-in in Birmingham, Alabama
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1968 - Martin Luther King shot and killed in Memphis
1969 - Smothers Brothers tv show canceled because it is too controversial
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1967 - Grayline starts hippie tours of Haight/Ashbury
1997 - Allen Ginsberg dies
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1968 - Oakland Police ambush Black Panthers. Bobby Hutton Killed.
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1920 - Ravi Shankar born
1951 - Janis Ian born
1966 - Sandoz stops supplying LSD to researchers
1970 - Ronald Reagan OKs Bloodbath to end student protests
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1963 - Julian Lennon born
1968 - Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs established (DEA)
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1969 - 300 Harvard students led by SDS seize Univ Hall and evict eight deans
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1967 - Vietnam Week starts. Draft card burnings and anti-draft demonstrations
1969 - Massive student protest as police called into Harvard, 37 injured, 200 arrested
1970 - Paul McCartney announces breakup of Beatles
1972 - Biological Warfare Treaty signed by U.S. and 120 nations
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1961 - Bob Dylan's first billed performance at Gerde's Folk City
1968 - LBJ signs civil rights bill banning housing discrimination
1968 - Major call-up of reserves for duty in Vietnam
1969 - Start of 3 day student strike at Harvard
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1930 - Tiny Tim born
1961 - Yuri Gagarin of the USSR is the first man in space
1963 - Martin Luther King & Ralph Abernathy go to jail in Birmingham, Alabama
1966 - NY Stock Exchange hit with anti-war leaflets
1989 - Abbie Hoffman dies
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1968 - Love-in at Malibu Canyon, Calif.
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1967 - Anti-Vietnam War protest. 400,000 march from Central Park to UN.
1968 - Start of Spring Mobilization against the Vietnam war
1972 - President Nixon & Canada P.M. Pierre Trudeau sign pact to clean up Great Lakes
1974 - Patricia Hearst participates in bank robbery with SLA
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1966 - Timothy Leary busted at Millbrook by FBI for possession of marijuana
1973 - US bombs Laos
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1965 - SDS leads first anti-Vietwar march in Washington. 25,000 attend.
1975 - Khmer Rouge takes over Cambodia
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1971 - Over 1000 Veterans demonstrate against the Vietnam
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1971 - School busing upheld to end segregation by Supreme Court
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1838 - John Muir born
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Earth Day
1969 - City College of NY closed after black & Puerto Rican students protest
1969 - Harvard faculty votes to create black studies program
1970 - First Earth Day. Millions participate.
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1964 - Beatles at the Hollywood Bowl
1968 - SDS lead students take over 5 buildings at Colombia Univ
1969 - Sirhan Sirhan sentenced to death for murder of Bobby Kennedy
1971 - Vietnam veterans return medals and ribbons in antiwar protest
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1968 - 300 Black students occupy admin. building at Boston Univ.
1969 - U.S. B-52s launch biggest attack on North Vietnam. Protests in 40 cities
1971 - Over 350,000 Veterans march in Wash D.C. and SF to protest war in Vietnam
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1961 - Bay of Pigs, Cuba. U.S. planned invasion is defeated by Castro
1962 - U.S. resumes atmospheric nuclear testing after 3 year moratorium
1968 - Paul Horn records in the Taj Mahal
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1971 - 50,000 demonstrators in Washington D.C. set up "Algonquin Peace City"
1986 - Chernobyl Nuclear accident
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1968 - HAIR opened on Broadway at the Biltmore Theater
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1933 - Willie Nelson born
1968 - Nixon sends troops into Cambodia
1973 - Nixon accepts resignation of H.R. Haldeman & John Ehrlichman
1975 - Fall of Saigon North Vietnamese troops enter Saigon
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