CIVIL PLANES GROUNDED IN DEFENSE ALERT The largest air defense maneuvers ever held in the Western world have all civilian aircraft grounded for a 12-hour period. From Los Angeles International to Idlewild airports are strangely silent as nearly 3,000 flights, involving tens of thousands of passengers, are canceled for the joint U.S.-Canadian defense test. Eighteen hundred fighters make more than 6,000 sorties in repelling "enemy bombers."
NOTRE DAME VERSUS USC FOOTBALL The USC Trojans, who surprised everyone a week before by almost upsetting Iowa, run up against something different as they meet Notre Dame and go down to a 30 to 0 whitewash.
SHAH OF IRAN VISITS DE GAULLE The Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, is received with all the pomp and ceremony at France's command as he arrives in Paris for a 3-day state visit with his wife who was once a student in the city.rn
NATIONALIST CHINA MARKS ANNIVERSARY Chiang Kai-Shek, leader of the Nationalist Chinese on Taiwan heads the celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the overthrow of the Manchu dynasty. 10,000 take part in a colorful pageant.
IOWA BEATS SOUTHERN CAL IN FOOTBALL Top-rated Iowa is the heavy favorite and scores early as it meets the University of Southern California on the West Coast. But the inspired playing of the Trojan eleven almost upsets Iowa who just squeaks by 35 to 34.
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.
WE'LL LIVE IN PERIL SAYS KENNEDY At his Washington News Conference the President says that the Berlin crisis is "a very, very serious matter unless we can reach a peaceful accommodation." Referring to Southeast Asia he says that there are "other areas where we can become involved" and "we happen to live in the most dangerous time in the history of the human race."
'BACK STREET' WORLD PREMIERE Chicago turns out with a street parade to welcome the first showing of U-I's new movie version of Fannie Hurst's classic love story "BACK STREET." John Gavin and Virginia Grey head the list of movie stars present.rn
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