Remember?

There is a great line, in an episode of the television series M*A*S*H, where Colonel Potter (played by Harry Morgan) says, "Sometimes it's just nice to talk to someone who remembers the same presidents that you do." It's true!

Here are a few news headlines from our senior year. Do you remember them?


09/02/1963 George Wallace prevented the integration of Tuskegee High School by encircling the building with state troopers.
11/02/1963 A military coup toppled the South Vietnamese government; Premier Ngo Dinh Diem was killed; and a military-controlled provisional regime was established.
11/18/1963 Touch-tone service for telephones introduced.
11/22/1963 President Kennedy assassinated in Dallas, Texas.
11/24/1963 Jack Ruby shot Lee Harvey Oswald.
11/25/1963 President Kennedy buried at Arlington National Cemetery.
11/29/1963 President Johnson named the members of the Warren Commission to investigate the assassination of President Kennedy.
12/12/1963 Kenya gained independence from Britain.
01/08/1964 President Lyndon Baines Johnson declared his "War on Poverty."
01/11/1964 US Surgeon General Luther Terry issued the first government warning that smoking may be hazardous to your health.
01/23/1964 The 24th Amendment to the US Constitution was ratified, eliminating the poll tax.
02/09/1964 The Beatles made their first television appearance in the United States on the Ed Sullivan Show.
02/17/1964 The US Supreme Court issued its "one man, one vote" decision.
02/25/1964 Cassius Clay (now Muhammad Ali) becomes the heavyweight champion of the world by defeating Sonny Liston in Miami Beach, Florida.
03/14/1964 A Dallas jury found Jack Ruby "guilty" of murdering Lee Harvey Oswald.
03/17/1964 The U.S. National Security Council recommends the bombing of North Vietnam. President Johnson approves only the planning phase by the Pentagon.
04/05/1964 General Douglas MacArthur died in Washington at age 84.
04/13/1964 Sidney Poitier wins an Academy Award for Lillies of the Field.
04/17/1964 Ford Motor Company introduced the Mustang.
05/27/1964 The first prime minister of India, Jawaharal Nehru, dies.