In the capsule today…
We find the assassination of Malcolm X by members of the Nation of Islam. He was shot in the chest with a sawed-off shotgun, and then 21 times with semi-automatic handguns.
We find the theatrical debut of Sonny & Cher in a black and white beach party film titled, “Wild on the Beach!”
And we find a song on the radio by the Byrds. The lyrics were taken from Bible passages of Ecclesiastes (3:1-8).
What is the year? (answer below).
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The year... 1965!