The Pentagon classified the landing of the armed Cuban helicopter at Key West International Airport as a "one-in-a-million" that would not happen again.
County Commissioner Harry Harris called plans for Islandia the "Key to Progress." Islandia required a four-lane highway from Upper Key Largo across the islands of Lower Biscayne Bay to Dade County making about 27 miles of waterfront property on the Upper Keys.
Former longtime state Rep. Berine C. Papy had his right lung removed in an operation at Miami Baptist Hospital, and his doctors said he should make a quick recover and re-enter the race to reclaim his old office.
The short life of the City of Stock Island ended when Circuit Judge Aquilino Lopez Jr. signed an order that stated the referendum under which the city was established was not properly conducted.