One crazy summer

real timeline events

when did they story take place?

it took place in 1968

what things happened in that timeline?

~In 1968 MLK Jr got assassinated

~In 1968 Presedent Johnsen signed the civil rights act

~Kennedy's daughter, Rory, their eleventh child is born

~Apollo 7 is launched from Florida for an eleven day journey which will orbit the Earth 163 times

~The launch of Apollo 8 begins the first US mission to orbit the Moon

~President Johnson announces a total halt to US bombing in North Vietnam

~By most accounts, on Wednesday evening Chicago police take action against crowds of demonstrators without provocation. The police beat some marchers unconscious and send at least 100 to emergency rooms while arresting 175.

~Cold war

~Space race

~Vietnam war