36TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS SHOW Hollywood celebrates the 36th Academy Awards. Gregory Peck presents the Oscar to Patricia Neal's stand-in Annabella for Best Actress, Frank Sinatra announces "Tom Jones" as best picture and Sidney Poitier wins Best Actor.
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE & TUNNEL OPENS Great aerials and driver POVs of the great Chesapeake Bay Bridge and tunnel complex as the 18-mile crossing that is the last link in the Eastern Coastal Highway opens.
PRESIDENT LYNDON OPENS BASEBALL SEASON U.S. President Lyndon Johnson helps welcome the opening of baseball season by throwing out the first ball, then autographing it. After that it's time to play ball as the Washington Senators are defeated by the Los Angeles Angels 4 to 0.
DUTCH ROYALS VISIT MEXICO President Lopez Mateos welcomes Queen Juliana and Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands to Mexico for a state visit. Confetti and welcome signs greet the royals who also bring Princess Beatrix. Later there is a visit to the famous Teotihuacan ruins.
NEW YORK SHEA STADIUM GRAND OPENING New York's Shea Stadium sports center opens to the public. The new home to the Mets and Jets is naned after William A. Shea on hand for the ceremonies. Also attending are NYC Mayor Robert F. Wagner, Mets Manager Casey Stengel and the upcoming World Fair's President Robert Moses.
FEMALE PILOT JERRIE MOCK CIRCLES GLOBE SOLO Ohio mother of three Geraldine "Jerrie" Mock sets out to finish what Amelia Earhart started and completes the first solo around-the-world flight by a woman pilot, and in a record 29 days too.
BASEBALL SEASON OPENS IN SHEA STADIUM The opening of baseball season brings added excitement in New York as 50,000 fans pour into the new Shea Stadium. Unfortunately the Mets are defeated by Pittsburgh 4 to 3, but the great surroundings take away some of the pain.
EUROPEAN SPEED RACES ON TWO WHEELS Two-wheeled races are popular in Europe. Germany takes first place in a grueling 150-mile bicycle race, while motorcycles race over a grueling dirt track in Barcelona, Spain.
AUSTRALIAN JET PACK TESTED Australia demonstrates its troop-carrying jet pack. The contraption looks like something straight out of a Buck Rogers movie as it carries its pilot through the air 120 feet before touching down. Let's see that in instant rewind.
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