ROCK HUDSON IN CEMENT Elizabeth Taylor and Rock Hudson cement their claim to lasting fame in Hollywood's traditional way, leaving their imprints in wet cement at the Chinese Theatre. A message to posterity written in cement by the star of "Written on the Wind."
WORLD SERIES:DIDGERS BEAT YANKS Behind the sterling pitching of Sal Maglie, the "come-back guy" of baseball, the Brooklyn Dodgers win the first game of the 1956 World Series 6-3. President Eisenhower tosses out the first ball, as 34,400 fans cheer the start of baseball's autumnal classic. It's a battle of home runs, with Hodges' 3-run homer the big blow of the game.
NEW ROCKET PROBES SPACE SECRETS At testing grounds in Virginia, the Terrapin is unveiled--smaller than other rockets, only 15 feet long and 220 pounds. But it can soar to 80 miles at peak velocity of 3800 m.p.h. Simple to launch and cheap to build, it will gather cosmic data to speed the space satellite.
DELTA JET CRASHES The R.A.F.'s delta-wing Vulcan bomber crashes in landing, as it completes a 26,000 mile flight, at an average speed of over 500 m.p.h. The loss of the big bomber is a sharp set-back to Britain's air expansion program.
MAMIE EISENHOWER SEES CIVIL DEFENSE GARB Mrs. Mamie Eisenhower gets a special preview of new uniforms for women Civil Defense workers. Trimly tailored in "CD Blue-grey," they include one and two piece dress uniforms, and smartly functional coveralls.
HURDLING HOUNDS Greyhound racing with a novel twist, added steeple-chase thrills. Two races for top speedsters of the breed, and the pack covers the course with lightning-swift sleek grace, at better than 50 m.p.h. average over the distance.
MICHIGAN-U.C.L.A FOOTBALL At Ann Arbor, Michigan's Wolverines maul the U.C.L.A. Bruins. Stripped of power by Conference penalties for illegal aid to athletes, the Uclans just can't stop the Wolverines as they slash to score after score, for a final rally of 42-13.
NATO DEFENSE SHOW Students of the NATO Defense College, Admirals and Generals in rank, see newest weapons and tactics displayed by Army and Air Force units in West Germany. Matador missiles, Sabrejets, and airborne troops stage an impressive "Power For Peace" show.
POPE RECEIVES LIBERIAN HEAD President William V. Tubman of Liberia and his family, join the long roster of world leaders who have visited the Vatican and been received by the Pope. His Holiness presents the head of the all-Negro republic a Blessed Medal.
BABE' DIDRIKSON DIES "Babe" Didrikson Zaharias dies of cancer at the age of 42, and sports lovers everywhere mourn the passing of the beloved "world's greatest woman athlete." Highlights of her truly fabulous career, from the 1932 Olympics, where she burst into fame, to the present are reviewed.
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