RUSSIANS LAUNCH SPUTNIK Moscow earns the scientific glory for mankind's first stride into outer space. Animated films graphically show how a mighty three-stage rocket placed an artificial moon into an orbit around the earth--a feat that prompts a Western re-appraisal of Russian missile progress.
U.N. TO RE-ARM IN KOREA At Panmunjom, U.N. and Communist truce teams face across historic conference tables and the announcement is made that in retaliation for continued Red Truce violations, U.N. forces will receive new and modern arms, starting with jets capable of carrying nuclear payloads.
SKATING IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER In New York, an open-air ice rink at Rockefeller Center is the showcase for a style show on skates, with top models displaying the newest in winter sports wear, for charity.
QUEEN JULIANA OPENS PARLIAMENT In the Hague, Queen Juliana's royal cortege proceeds to the opening of the State's General with traditional pomp and ceremony. In her opening address, the Queen warns of economic crisis and calls for national austerity.
MISS AMERICA 1958 From a dazzling cross-section of American beauties on parade in Atlantic City, Miss America 1958 is chosen in lavish ceremonies. She's Miss Colorado, Madelyn Van Derbur of Denver, a blond, green-eyed debutante. The crowning of the winner by the previous Miss America.
AMOS ALONZO STAGG Amos Alonzo Stagg, the Grand Old man of Football celebrates his birthday in California. Still active, the historic sports figure is deluged by birthday greetings. He shows off his trophies and awards. A grandson has cake all over his face.
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