PAUL ANDERSON WINS HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE Weighlifters gather in Germany for the World Championships. It's America's Paul Anderson of Tocoa, Georgia, only 22 years old, who steals the show with an incredible record-shattering performance to win the heavyweight title.
AMELIA EARHART DISAPPEARS Amelia Earhart and navigator Fred Noonan are well into their round-the-world flight when they take off from Lae, New Guinea on 2 July 1937 with the intended destination of Howland Island. The aviators never reach their destination and disappear without a trace to become one of the greatest mysteries of all time. Aerial and ocean searches for the pair yield no results.
Date: July 2, 1937 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:44:00, With Audio
ITALIAN PILOT SETS NEW ALTITUDE RECORD - 1 Pilot POV flying above the clouds as famous Italian aviator Renato Donati breaks the world altitude record when his plane reaches 47,340 feet. Afterwards a slighty disoriented but happy Renato is helped from his plane by his ecstatic countrymen.
FINAL U.S. OLYMPIC TRIALS FOR ATHLETICS Final trials for the upcoming U.S. Olympics in Los Angeles see Bob Hayes tie the American record in the 100-meter dash while new world records are set by Ralph Boston in the broad jump and Rex Cawley in the 400-meter event. PLEASE NOTE: VIDEO & AUDIO OF NEWS ANCHORS & REPORTERS IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR LICENSING.
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