UNIVERSAL CITY PLAZA GROUNDBREAKING MCA Chairman Jules Stein and Decca Records President Milton Rackmil place the first rivet in soon-to-be-built entertainment complex, Universal City Plaza. Jack Benny and Marlon Brando are also on hand.
Date: July 11, 1963 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:51:00, No Audio
MASS TRANSIT STRIKE In Philadelphia, a mass transit strike shuts down the city's subway, bus and streetcar system. People walk, take their cars, compete for taxis and hitchhike to work. Queen Mary passengers pull their own luggage carts.
Date: January 17, 1963 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:02:15:00, No Audio
RALLY RECALLS 1953 GERMAN REVOLT More than 200 memorial services recall the day in 1953 when Germans in the Soviet Sector attempted to revolt and were defeated by Soviet tanks and guns. Vice-Chancellor Erhard and Mayor Brandt lead 75,000 people in a rally before the town hall as a Freedom Torch is lit.
PROFUMO AFFAIR AND WESTMINSTER PALACE Crowds of Brits outside the Westminster Palace and Big Ben while police keep the peace. A news vehicle drives by with a billboard that reads "Profumo Crisis". The public wants to know how the House of Commons will vote on Prime Minister MacMillan's involvement in the scandal.
ACCIDENTS IN LE MANS CLASSIC More than a dozen cars crash in the Le Mans Auto Racing Classic. One man is killed in a four-vehicle smash-up as the Italian-made Ferraris win the first six places in the 24-hour race.
LONDON PREMIERE OF 'TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD' In London, the British premiere of "To Kill a Mockingbird" has Princess Margaret in attendance, representing the Royal Family. She greets Gregory Peck who won an Oscar for his role in the movie.
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