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Day By Day : June 2 - June 8

June 02 1968

On this day

Broadcast: June 2, 2008, 3mins Anti-Vietnam War protests in Delhi, British diplomats plead with Yugoslavia for the freedom of coach driver Philip Dobson, Andy Williams performs in the UK for the first time.

Music used in this edition The Byrds - Pretty Polly, The Millennium - The Know It All, The United States Of America - Stranded In Time

June 03 1968

On this day

Broadcast: June 3, 2008, 3mins Andy Warhol is shot, Franco celebrates his victory in the Spanish Civil War, Peter Sellers and Britt Ekland split up.

Music used in this edition The Velvet Underground - Lady Godiva, The Byrds - Pretty Boy Floyd, Traffic - Forty Thousand Headmen

June 04 1968

On this day

Broadcast: June 4, 2008, 3mins Scientologists are turned away from the UK, teachers start supporting the Hornsey students' protest, De Gaulle forced to borrow $310 million from the IMF.

Music used in this edition Fleetwood Mac - Merry Go Round Traffic - No Time To Live

June 05 1968

On this day

Broadcast: June 5 2008, 3mins Robert Kennedy is shot, the Pope gives a speech of support, police hold gunman Sirhan Sirhan.

Music used in this edition: Terry Riley - Poppy Nogood, Clytus Gottwold - Lux Aeterna, Dino Valente - Test , John Fahey - The Singing Bridge Of Memphis Tennessee

June 06 1968

On this day

Broadcast: June 6, 2008, 3mins Robert Kennedy dies, the Rolling Stones re-write a line in Sympathy For The Devil to reflect the assassination, Chay Blyth embarks on round the world sail.

Music used in this edition Simon and Garfunkel - Overs, Rolling Stones - Sympathy For The Devil

June 07 1968

On this day

Broadcast: June 7, 2008, 3mins ETA carry out their first assassination, a tragic balloon race in Vienna, Bubblegum rock showcase at Carnegie Hall

Music used in this edition The Band - We Can Talk, 1910 Fruitgum Company - Simon Says, Simon and Garfunkel - Bookends Theme, David Axelrod - The Mental Traveller

June 08 1968

On this day

Broadcast: June 8, 2008, 3mins Martin Luther King's killer is caught at Heathrow, convicted coach driver Philip Dobson is pardoned by President Tito, Edward Kennedy delivers Bobby Kennedy's eulogy.

Music used in this edition: Dino Valente - Me and My Uncle, Shostakovich - Seven Romances


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