The Lindbergh baby kidnapping trial begins, the Jets give Namath a record contract, Nixon lowers the nation's maximum speed limit to 55, and oil tops $100 a barrel for the first time, all on this day.
1969: Model Christy Turlington, best known for representing Calvin Klein from 1987 to 2007, is born in Walnut Creek, Calif.
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