PRINCE JOHN WINS GARDEN STATE STAKES - 1955 The Garden State Stakes at Camden, New Jersey is known as the world's richest with its $282,000 purse. Long-shot 24-1 Prince John upsets the favored Career Boy to win by a whisker.
Date: October 30, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:15:00, With Audio
SULTAN OF MOROCCO RETURNS FROM EXILE - 1955 Sidi Mohammed ben Youssef, the former Sultan of Morocco, returns to France after 2 years of exile following a violent Nationalist uprising which forces the French to restore him. In Morocco, exultant crowds celebrate the imminent return of their leader.
Date: October 31, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:33:00, With Audio
67TH NATIONAL HORSE SHOW OPENS - 1955 The 67th National Horse Show opens in Madison Square Garden. The Good Will Challenge Trophy competition is the highlight of the show as the finest horses and riders of four nations
tackle the tough jumping course. Ireland's Lt. Pat Kiernan rides his handsome bay gelding Ballynonty to an impressive triumph.
Date: November 1, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:01:00, With Audio
ITALY WINTER FASHIONS - 1955 In Italy, mediterranean style meets the onset of winter with Italy's top designers featuring a fashion roundup of suits, dresses, furs and hats - sunny style notes for the dark days ahead.
THE WALNUT CREEK DOODLE BUG CLUB - 1955 The Walnut Creek Doodle Bug Club, is a junior edition of the Oakland Police Motorcycle Drill
Team in California. Youngsters aged 10 to 15 demonstrate their prowess on tiny scooters learning to drive the scooters so well law enforcement will take it laying down - literally.
S.F. RADIOLOGICAL LABORATORY - 1955 The San Francisco Naval Shipyard dedicates its new radiological laboratory exclusively to defenses against atomic radiation. A virtual tour of the laboratory and its various projects is given.
Date: October 14, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:55:00, With Audio
"MISS GERMANY" BEAUTY PAGEANT - 1955 A flock of fetching frauleins parade down the runway for the "Miss Germany" contest garnering more than one appreciative male glance. The winner, lovely Margit Neunke of Cologne, will represent her nation in the big "Miss Universe" contest.
Date: June 12, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:41:00, No Audio
LE MANS AUTO RACE DISASTER - 1955 Tragedy strikes the Le Mans classic in France when a Mercedes crashes into the rear of another car then caroms into the crowd exploding. The flaming wreckage cuts a 400-yard furrow of death killing 80 and injuring more than 100 in the tragedy.
Date: June 11, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:31:00, No Audio
"MISTER BALDY" CONTEST - 1955 In Italy, a bald-headed men's club holds its annual contest for Mr. Baldy of the year while the judges look for the slightest fuzz, which is an automatic disqualification. For the winner, a big kiss, atop his polished pink pate - say that fast ten times!
TRAGEDY AT THE INDY 500 - 1955 Two time winner Bill Vukovich is seeking his third straight victory at the Indianapolis 500 when his car hits a four-car tangle and is killed. But the race goes on and Scotland's Jimmy Clark wins the title.
Date: May 31, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:25:00, No Audio
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