MISS AMERICA PAGEANT Sharon Kay Ritchie of Denver, Colorado is chosen Miss America 1956 in the beauty pageant held in Atlantic City, New Jersey. She's given the wand and crown by the former Miss America of 1955, Lee Meriwether.
NATIONAL TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP The National Tennis Championship sees America's Tony Trabert facing Aussie Ken Rosewall in a "pre-match" of the Davis Cup play. Trabert recoups America's prestige and his own, blazing to victory in straight sets.
ROYAL LAUGHTER AT LAUNCHING The camera catches a rare transition from royal dignity to regal mirth as Holland's Crown Princess Beatrix launches a new submarine, and unexpectedly sees assembled guests doused with champagne.
IKE MEETS GOP LEADERS President Eisenhower breakfasts with 13 Republican State Chairmen in Denver, Colorado. Campaign tactics for '56 are on everyone's minds, but the big question goes unasked and unanswered: Will Ike run?
ADENAUER IN MOSCOW Germany's Chancellor Adenauer visits Moscow at Russia's invitation for talks on German reunification and allied topics. Little progress is made as Moscow demands German neutrality, and German inquiries after 200,000 P.O.W.s still held by Russia, prove stumbling blocks.
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