MISS UNIVERSE BEAUTY PAGEANT - 1955 - 1 Beauties from 40 countries around the globe compete in the Miss Universe beauty pageant. A parade of floats roll down the streets of Long Beach, California and the girls wave to the cheering crowds including Miss Sweden who will go on to win the crown.
Date: July 17, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:57:00, With Audio
1ST INFANTRY DIVISION COMES HOME - 1955 The men of the renowned 1st Infantry Division are greeted by their loved ones after they come home from 13 years overseas. The 10th Infantry Division will take their place under a new peacetime troop rotation program called "Operation Gyroscope."
Date: July 23, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:50:00, With Audio
THE RUNNING OF THE BULLS - 1955 The festival of San Fermin in the city of Pamplona holds its famous "running of the bulls" with sometimes deadly consequences for both. In the arena its more mayhem as young bullfighters match wits against young bulls.
22ND ALL STAR SERIES - 1955 The 22nd All Star game gets under way in Milwaukee. Cleveland's Al Lopez and New York's Leo Durocher match managerial wits in the heart stopping game that sees the favored National Leaguers come from behind to win a twelve inning game when Stan Musial clouts a homer to break the tie 6-5.
Date: July 12, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:11:00, With Audio
BRITISH SAILORS TOUR GDYNIA, POLAND - 1955 British sailors from the warship "Glasgow" visit the port of Gdynia, Poland - now part of Communist Russia - the first time the English have been there since WWII. Gdynia's main street has been rebuilt but much of the city still lies in ruins as the seamen see the sights then take part in a ceremony to honor Poles who defended the city againt the invading German army.
THE BIG FOUR AT THE GENEVA SUMMIT - 1955 The Geneva Summit gets underway with "The Big Four" - President Eisenhower of the U.S., Prime Minister Anthony Eden of Great Britain, Premiere Nikolai A. Bulganin of the Soviet Union, and Premier Edgar Faure of France.
Date: July 18, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:24:00, With Audio
MISS UNIVERSE BEAUTY PAGEANT - 1955 It's the annual Miss Universe contest in Long Beach, California where beauties from around the world are chosen from 50,000 preliminary contests in 40 countries. Sweden's Hellevi Rombin wins the crown.
Date: July 23, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:45:00, With Audio
NATIONAL LEAGUE WINS ALL-STAR GAME - 1955 The National League wins the 22nd all-star game with a 6-5 score in the 12th inning thanks to a home run hit by Stan Musial that arches high into the bleachers behind right field. Musial then lopes around the bases and is greeted by his cheering team at home plate.
Date: July 12, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:20:00, No Audio
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