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.
BUDDHIST PRIESTS EXORCISE THE SPIRITS Workers in the Murray House in Hong Kong complained that ghosts were defacing blueprints and interfering with electronic equipment so the Chinese government called in Buddhist priests to exorcise the spirits. Crowds watch from below while the media photographs the proceedings.
LAST PRISONERS LEAVE ALCATRAZ It's "open house" at Alcatraz as the last of its 1500 prisoners are removed to other Federal penitentiaries. Reporters and cameramen are allowed to roam at will through the corridors and cell blocks of "The Rock" in San Francisco Bay that once confined the nation's most desperate criminals.
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.
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.
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.
PALMER WINS TITLE ON PLAY-OFF HOLE Competition is stiff right down to the last hole of the Thunderbird Classic Invitational Golf Tournament at Westchester Country Club. Arnold Palmer ends up tied with Paul Harney on the last hole. They go into a sudden-death playoff and Palmer sinks his putt to pick up the win after Harney misses.
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.
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