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Article and artwork by Alyssa weaver
Lochbuie, Colo.
“The Newlywed Game” premieres on ABC TV.

FCC requires AM-FM sister stations to be at least 50 percent different.

Green Bay Packers beat Dallas Cowboys 34-27 in NFL championship game.

St. Helena adopts constitution.

“Tonight Show” is shortened from 105 to 90 minutes.

Carl Wilson of the Beach Boys is indicated for draft evasion.

Two homemade buses collided on a mountain road in Terpate, Philippines plunging off a cliff, killing 84 and injuring 140.

United States marine Corps and ARVN troops launch “Operation Deckhouse Five” in the Mekong River delta.

“The Newlywed Game” premieres on ABC TV.

NFL New Orleans’ franchise takes name “Saints.”

PBS (the National Educational TV) begins as a 70 station network.

Dr. James Bedford becomes the first person to be cryonically preserved with intent of future resuscitation.

Rolling Stones appear on “The Ed Sullivan Show.”

Earthquake in Sicily kills 231.

NY Times reports Army is conducting secret germ warfare experiments.

The first Super Bowl is played in Los Angeles, Calif.

First black government installed in Bahamas.

Albert DeSalvo (Boston Strangler) sentenced to life in prison.

U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.

Rolling Stones release “Let’s Spend the Night Together.”

Sling-shot goal post and 6-foot wide border around field are stranded in NFL.

Teamster president Jimmy Hofa begins eight year jail sentence for defrauding the union and jury tampering.

Can you Guess The Year?


Do you know what year these events happened? If you do, send your answer to the Fence Post Guess the Year Contest, P.O. Box 1690, Greeley, Colo., 80632.


The answer to last month’s Guess the Year Quiz was 1932. Congratulations to Rita Urbanek of Lander, Wyo., for being selected our prize winner. You can expect to receive $10 by the 20th of next month. ❖