U.S. POPULATION GROWS The tally-board at the Department of Commerce Bureau of the Census shows the population of the U.S. has passed the 190,000,000 mark and is climbing. Every 11 seconds there's a new United States citizen. Hospital delivery wards show the newest arrivals.
1963 WORLD SERIES OF BASEBALL The Los Angeles Dodgers (ex-Brooklyn bums) give the New York Yankees the bum's rush in the first two games of the World Series. In the first game, left hander, Sandy Koufax sets a Series mark as he strikes out 15 Yankees. With the New Yorkers' vaunted power throttled, the Dodgers go on to down the World Champions 5 to 2. The second day is almost a replay of the first. Again--it's fine Dodger pitching and they, not the Yankees, are again the power at the plate. Before it's over the Dodgers are on top, 4 to 1, and lead the Yankees two games to none as they head for the West Coast.
CARDINALS PREPARE TO ELECT 262ND PONTIFF Vatican City is the focus of world attention as the college of Cardinals meets to elect a new pope. They will live behind locked doors until a decision is reached on a successor to Pope John XXIII. The conclave takes place in the Sistine Chapel decorated with frescoes painted by Michelangelo.
BRITISH POMP MARKS VISIT OF INDIA'S CHIEF Dr. Radhakrishnan, on a state visit to England, is received by Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh as he arrives at the train station. All the pomp and ceremony of the royal court are shown to him.
MOSCOW CIRCUS DELIGHTS U.S.A. The Moscow circus begins a seven city tour of the United States with a stand at New York's Madison Square Garden. Stilt-wearing acrobats, Cossack riders and above all, and amazing bear act, delight American audiences in this cultural exchange between the U.S. and the Soviet Union.
FASHION PARADE Winter fashions from West Berlin feature lots of light wool and furs, and show that veils floaring from evening gowns are back in fashion. The collection emphasizes a long, extended silouette.
POLO GROUNDS CLOSES The Polo Grounds is about to give way to arnhousing development. The Mets play their last game there before moving to a new stadium. Except for a few football games in the fall crowds will no longer pour into the Polo Grounds. Casey Stengel, with his wife waves farewell to the Stadium.
PRESIDENT KENNEDY ADDRESSES U.N In a major address to the United Nations General Assembly, President John F. Kennedy hails the pause in the Cold War, while taking note of Cuba and Berlin. Then he makes the startling proposal that the United States and the Soviet Union cooperate rather than compete--and together try to put a Man on the Moon.
CAPITAL PREVIEWS 'CHARADE' Dignitaries of Washington's political and social life turn out for a benefit preview of Universal's movie "Charade" starring Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn. Mrs. Jackie Kennedy is honorary chairman of the benefit committee for the Stay-in-School Fund. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kennedy and the President's sister Mrs. Sargent Shriver are among those attending the gala performance.
U.N. ASSEMBLY OPENS The 18th session of the United Nations General Assembly opens on a note of optimism as representatives of 111 member nations meet to elect a new President for the coming year. The optimism is based on the nuclear test ban treaty and Dr. Carlos Sosa Rodriquez of Venezuela receives all of the votes cast and takes over as Assembly President.
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