Day: January 9, 2019

COMMERCE/ECONOMY

Berkeley – The Protest Pulse of the World

The major political/counterculture/New Left/radical events in Berkeley in 1968 were the Telegraph Avenue riots; the Eldridge Cleaver Social Analysis 139X controversy in the context of the new Yippie movement; and the Vietnam commencement. Telegraph Avenue Riots The first round of riots on Telegraph Avenue started in late June with a demonstration organized by Peter Camejo […]

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COMMERCE/ECONOMY

Washington, D.C. Civil ‘War’ Riots of 1968

The Washington, D.C. riots of 1968 were 4 days of riots in Washington, D.C. that followed the assassination of civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. on April 4, 1968. The King assassination riots affected at least 110 U.S. cities; Washington, along with Chicago and Baltimore, was among the most affected. The ready availability of […]

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COMMERCE/ECONOMY

Lisa Marie Presley (born February 1, 1968

Lisa Marie was born on February 1, 1968, to Elvis and Priscilla Presley at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, nine months to the day after her parents’ May 1, 1967, wedding.  She is the only child of singer and actor Elvis Presley and actress Priscilla Presley, as well as the sole heir to her […]

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