The 1968 Connection January 23rd,1968 North Korean patrol boats capture the USS Pueblo, a US Navy intelligence gathering vessel and its 83 man crew on charges of violating the communist country's twelve-mile territorial limit. This crisis would dog the US foreign policy team for 11 months, with the crew of the Pueblo finally gaining freedom on December 22,1967. June 17th,1968 The Summer Olympic Games open in Mexico City. The games have been boycotted by 32 African nations in protest of South Africa's participation. On the 18th Tommie Smith and John Carlos, US athletes and medalists in the 200-meter dash will further disrupt the games by performing the black power salute during the "Star-Spangled Banner“. $0.15
By: Jordan Jacobs Ms. Nelson 4th Period 1968 Part of America’s Time
Top 10 Songs of 1968 1 .“Hey Jude” by: The Beatles 2. “Love is Blue” by: Paul Mauriat 3. “Honey” by: Bobby Goldsboro4. “Sittin' On” The Dock of the Bay by: Otis Redding5. “People Got to Be Free” by: The Rascals6. “Sunshine of Your Love "by: Cream7.” This Guy's In Love With You” by: Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass8. “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” by: Hugo Montenegro9. “Mrs. Robinson” by: Simon and Garfunkel10. “Tighten Up, Pt. 1” by: Archie Bell and The Drells
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