Steel Notes Magazine September 2016 - Page 39

www.steelnotesmagazine.com Steel Notes Magazine • Apr 23 - Sirhan Sirhan sentenced to death for murder of Bobby Kennedy • Apr 24 - U.S. B-52s launch biggest attack on North Vietnam. Protests in 40 cities • May 15 - Hippies in People’s Park in Berkeley attacked by police and National Guard • July 5 - Gary Hinman is killed by Manson follower Bobby Beausoleil, accompanied by Manson Family members Mary Brunner and Susan Atkins. • July - Stephen Gaskin starts The Farm commune in Tennessee. • July 3 - Brian Jones of Rolling Stones dies • July 14 - Easy Rider premieres • July 20 - Men walk on the Moon (allegedly) • July 27 - Police raid on gay bar in Greenwich Village, NYC results in Stonewall Uprising. 2000 protesters battle 400 police, start of Gay Liberation Movement • Aug 8- 9 - Sharon Tate & LaBiancas found murdered… • August 15 - 17 WOODSTOCK Festival 500,000 people gathered for three days of music and peace that changed the world • Aug 24 - Movie Alice’s Restaurant released with Arlo Guthrie • Aug 26 - FBI reports 98% increase in marijuana arrests from 1966 - 1968 • Sept 3 - Ho Chi Min, leader of North Vietnam, dies • Sept 24 - Chicago Eight trial begins. Tom Hayden, Abbie Hoffman, Jerry Rubin et. al charged with conspiracy to incite riots • Oct - Is Paul dead? Beatles controversy • October 5 - Manson and his followers are arrested at another remote location, called Barker Ranch, on suspicion of auto theft. Steel Notes Magazine www.steelnotesmagazine.com 39