Roman Gabriel, a Filipino quarterback for the Los Angeles Rams, becomes the first Asian-American in American Football League.
Spark Matsunaga becomes U.S. congressman from Hawaii.
Immigration Law abolishes “national origins” as a basis for allocating immigration quotas to various countries.
Asian countries on equal footing with others for the first time in U.S. history.
Richard Aoki a prominent Asian American in the civil rights movement helps found the Black Panther Party.
Students at San Francisco State University strike demanding an ethnic studies program.
Bruce Lee becomes the first Asian American Hollywood action superstar.
Students at the University of California, Berkeley strike an ethnic studies program.