Hans Remembers- Headlines from Monday May 26, 1969-
- After a successful 8 day mission Apollo 10 splashed down in the South Pacific. The goal of the mission was to test all of the components needed for the Apollo 11 Moon landing. Apollo 10 with astronauts Gene Cernan, Tom Stafford and John Young landed within three miles of their target the USS Princeton. In 55 days if all went as planned Apollo 11 would be on the Moon.
- On the cover of the latest Newsweek Magazine- Janis Joplin and a story on the Rebirth of the Blues.
- John and Yoko yesterday left the Bahamas and took their act to Montreal , Canada where they started their eight day bed-in in room 1742 of the Hotel Reine Elizabeth.
- Australian racing driver Paul Hawkins was killed when his Lola T70 crashed and burned at Island Bend during the RAC Tourist Trophy at Oulton Park in England. Hawkins who had in the past faced in a few Formula 1 races was a very popular driver who had the nickname “Hawkeye” is remembered as one of two drivers to crash into the harbour at the Monaco Grand Prix. Hawkins was 31 years old.
- Allan Lockheeed who with his brother Malcolm formed what became Lockheed Corporation died at the age of 80. Lockheed was formed in 1926 and would in 1995 merge with Martin Marietta to form Lockheed Martin