SUBURBAN HANDICAP AT NEW YORK'S AQUEDUCT Kelso is the favorite at the Suburban Handicap at New York's Aqueduct. Olden Times sets the pace at the start, but Iron Peg wins the race. On the other side of the country, Colorado King pulls away in the stretch to win a six length victory at Hollywood Park.
JET TRANSPORT SETS U.S. MARK America's first all-jet transport lands in Washington, D.C. completing a trans-continental flight in 3 hours and 58 minutes, toppling speed marks, and foreshadowing dramatic cuts in airline schedules in the near future.
BRITISH DOCTOR WALKS ACROSS AMERICA British physician and vegetarian activist Dr. Barbara Moore completes her journey across the United States on foot with a reception in Times Square in New York City.
Date: July 7, 1960 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:28:00, With Audio
EJECTION SEAT FOR JET BOMBERS "Seat to Safety" from a flying jet bomber: Tests of a new downward automatic ejection seat are successfully completed, from a bomber flying at 10,000 feet above the Gulf of Mexico. The parachute is opened automatically by explosive and timing devices.
HARVARD BEATS YALE In New Haven, Harvard wins the Big 3 title and racks up its greatest score against Yale in 44 years. The Crimson 11 turns the game into a rout, scoring three times in quick succession in the final period making the final score 35-6. NOTE: SOUND A LITTLE HOT BUT WILL BE CORRECTED ON MASTER ORDERS
BROWNS WIN NFL CHAMPIONSHIP The Baltimore Colts play the Browns in Cleveland for the national football league championship. The Frank Ryan to Gary Collins touchdown pass scores three times for the Browns, who win the title.
TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO FROM 1961 A quarter of a century ago from 1961 - A 1936 hurricane caused untold damage along the East Coast as floods in Texas added to the year's damages by nature's fury. The fabulous billionaire, John D. Rockefeller, makes his annual trek South. He was a feeble 97 and this was his last trip. In the pre-jet age they were experimenting with catapult-launched planes to span the Atlantic. Inventors were dreaming too. Here's a foot-propelled plane that zooms down a runway and soars into the air--for one foot.
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