WILT CHAMBERLAIN SETS BASKETBALL MARKS Here's a capsule profile of the basketball player who came up from the Philadelphia High School Overbrook to set the professional basketball world on fire. Wilt Chamberlain has just set another record, 100 points in one game, playing for the Philadelphia Warriors.
TOGS 'N TOYS FOR TODDLERS In New York, a double-barreled fashion show for the small fry set. Wearing apparel and some spectacular new toys, the toddlers play with dolls, dress up as cowboys, and ride on a toddler merry-go-round.
LAND MINE DOWNS TWO PLANES A defective fuse triggers an aerial land mine prematurely and sends fragments flying that set two planes on fire during an Eglin Air Proving Ground test. Both pilots bail out in this dramatic record.
POPE JOHN RECEIVES PEACE PRIZE At St. Peter's Basilica, a ceremony without precedent in Vatican circles. Pope John XXIII becomes the first Pontiff to receive a prize for peace--the Balzan Prize, worth 230,000. He immediately announced he would use the money to set up a foundation to work for international peace.
NEW TRACK AND FIELD RECORDS Peter Snell of New Zealand sets a U.S. mile mark as he leads Jim Beatty and others home in a run at the Modesto, California meet. Another world record is set as Brian Sternberg soars 16 feet 7 inches in the pole vault. Phil Shinnick set a broad jump record, 24 feet 4 inches only to have it disqualified due to wind velocity.
VIPS ATTEND PARTY ON PARISIAN SET They crown "Miss France of America" on the set of "WILD and WONDERFUL" and it's like a breath of Paris. The background is a huge street scene of the Montmarte, a set that helped keep the entire movie company right in Universal City rather than across the seas for authentic atmosphere.
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