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Dated Events

  • Real World: May 18. The Tennessee law that banned the teaching of evolution (and sparked the Scopes Trial in 1925) is repealed.
  • Real World: June 2. The death of a young protestor (killed by a police officer) against the Shah of Iran's arrival in Germany on this day leads to the creation of the terrorist group Movement 2 June.
  • Real World: June 5. The Six-Day War begins between Israel and its neighbor countries (Egypt, Jordan and Syria).
  • Real World: June 8. Israeli air and sea forces attack the U.S.S. Liberty off the coast of Gaza.
  • Real World: June 10. Israel wins the Six-Day War, and claims new territory (including the Gaza Strip, the West Bank, the Sinai Peninsula and the Golan Heights).
  • Real World: June 12. The Loving v. Virginia U.S. Supreme Court decision declares laws banning interracial marriage unconstitutional.
  • Real World: June 14. Mariner 5 is launched towards Venus. The People's Republic of China tests its first hydrogen bomb.
  • Real World: July 24. French President Charles de Gaulle declares "Vive le Quebec libre!" ("Long live free Quebec!"); the statement is interpreted by some as support for Quebecois independence, encouraging supporters and angering opponents (including the Canadian government).
  • Real World: October. The "Patterson-Gimlin Film," supposedly capturing images of a real [Bigfoot], is made.

Undated Events

  • Real World: A lost city is found buried in volcanic ash on the island of Thera.

New Fictional Works

Notable Books

Rosemary's Baby by Ira Levin.

Notable Films

Casino Royale, Doctor Dolittle, The Jungle Book, Night of the Big Heat, Once Upon a Time in the West, You Only Live Twice.

Notable Television Series

  • Beginning: The Amazing Three (U.S.), Birdman and the Galaxy Trio, Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons, Cyborg Big X (U.S.), Fantastic Four, The Herculoids, The Invaders, Johnny Cypher in Dimension Zero, Journey to the Centre of the Earth, Mighty Mightor, Rocket Robin Hood and His Merry Spacemen, Samson and Goliath, Speed Racer (U.S.), Spider-Man, The Superman/Aquaman Hour of Adventure, Super President and Spy Shadow.
  • Continuing: The Avengers (Season 5 and 6), Batman (Season 2), Dark Shadows (Season 2), Doctor Who (Season 5), Lost in Space (Season 3), The Man from UNCLE (Season 4), Star Trek (Season 2), The Wild Wild West (Season 3).
  • Ending: Adam Adamant Lives!, Captain Fathom, The Girl from UNCLE, The King Kong Show, The Lone Ranger, Marine Boy (U.S.), The New Adventures of Superman, Prince Planet (U.S.), Space Ghost and Dino Boy, The Time Tunnel.

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