Alcatraz prison closes, Martin Luther King Jr. marches toward Montgomery, the U.S. decides to boycott Moscow's Olympics, and Spielberg nabs his first Oscar, all on this day.
1970: The first Earth Day proclamation is issued by San Francisco Mayor Joseph Alioto.
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