NEW TANKER FOR BRAZIL The christening and launching of the new tanker, Presidente Juscelino, in Rio De Janiero. The champagne bottle misses the ship but the second time is a success. The ship is launched down the weighs.rn
1967 PREAKNESS At Pimlico, "Damascus" takes the richest Preakness ever, thus eliminating thernpossibility of a Triple-Crown winner this year. "Proud Clarion," finishes third. The running is the second fastest Preakness in History.
PATTERSON FIGHT 32-year old Floyd Patterson, formerly heavyweight champ, gains a draw on his long comeback trail. Jerry Quarry, L.A. boy, gives Floyd a rough time, with two knockdowns in the second round. Quarry goes down once in the seventh and the fight ends as a slugging match.
FIRST AMERICA'S CUP ROUND 1958 A huge and colorful flotilla, dominated by the Presidential grandstand, the super-destroyer Mitscher, carries 20,000 out to see the first race between Britain's Sceptro and America's Columbia. Despite slack winds and a slow race, the Columbia comes in by a wide lead. On the second day, failing winds keep either yacht from finishing the 24 mile course within the 6-hour time limit.
RICHARD BYRD'S REMOTE ANTARCTIC BASE Footage shows Richard Byrd's crew constructing an underground shack located about 120 miles south of their base camp, Little America. Byrd would live alone in the remote shack for five long months.
AUSTRALIA WELCOMES QUEEN Queen Elizabeth arrives in Sydney and record crowds pay tribute with one of the greatest, most enthusiastic popular receptions on record. A parade and a military fly by are among the events.
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