AUDIE MURPHY AT HIS MOVIE PREMIER - 1955 War hero turned actor Audie Murphy enjoys a parade and adoring crowds at the movie premiere "To Hell and Back." The film is based on his memoirs of the war, and which he stars in.
RUSSIAN AIR SHOW - 1955 The Russian Air Force displays its newest combat aircraft including a multi-jet intercontinental bomber, giant new combat helicopters and spectacular airborne troop maneuvers that delight the crowd.
L.A. RAMS DEFEAT BALTIMORE COLTS - 1955 Thirty-seven thousand fans brave wintry weather to see the Baltimore Colts and L.A. Rams go head to head. It's touch and go with the Colts moving to the lead in the 4th period, sparked by Alan Ameche but Tank Younger torpedoes the Colts as the Rams roar back to a 20-14 victory.
Date: December 5, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:57:00, With Audio
CHICAGO PLANE CRASH - 1955 Disaster and sudden death strike Chicago's Midway Airport when a heavily-loaded transport plane making a low-instrument landing in fog hits a neon sign only a few hundred yards from the runway. Rescue workers carry 22 dead and 21 injured from the wreckage of the downed plane.
Date: July 17, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:42:00, With Audio
AIRLINE DISASTER AVERTED IN CHICAGO - 1955 Tragedy is averted by the cool head of a pilot who steers an airliner to safety after it skids off the rain-drenched runway at Midway Field in Chicago and plows into a fence. A deep gash in the plane is the only real injury thankfully.
Date: August 6, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:32:00, With Audio
PRINCE RAINIER OF MONACO VISITS U.S. - 1955 Handsome Prince Rainier III of Monaco enjoys his visit to the U.S. He admires the new car he's just purchased, visits a Veteran's Hospital and sets female hearts aflutter over rumors he's looking for a wife.
BERBER TRIBESMEN SURRENDER IN MOROCCO - 1955 An entire tribe of Berbers surrender to the French Army bringing an end to Morocco’s weeks long reign of terror. Twelve bulls are ceremonially sacrificed to symbolize the surrender of the savage tribesmen whose chieftain promises to help bring the rebels to justice.
Date: August 26, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:39:00, With Audio
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