October : William J. Knight US Air Force test pilot, set a speed record in a rocket-
November : Carl Stokes was elected the first black mayor of a major city, Cleveland, Ohio. Rolling Stone Magazine published its debut issue with a press run of 40,000 copies. BBC unofficially banned "I Am the Walrus" by The Beatles. The U.N. Security Council approved Resolution 242, which called for Israel to withdraw from territories it captured in 1967, and implicitly called on adversaries to recognize Israel's right to exist.
December : In the biggest battle yet in the Mekong Delta, 365 Vietcong were killed. Singer Otis Redding and six others died in the crash of his private plane in Wisconsin. The Concorde, a joint British-