YUMA AIRBASE TARGET COMPETITION - 1955 Hundreds of jet fighters and Air Force pilots gather at Yuma Airbase in Arizona for a spectacular contest of aerial marksmanship. Plane after plane fires rockets at a small flag pulled by another plane, the results are tallied and the airmen congratulated on their outstanding skills.
ELECTIONS IN THE SAAR REGION - 1955 Tensions run high with elections as voters of the Saar region overwhelmingly reject a French-sponsored "Europeanization" plan. Police keep rigid control and guards seal the borders of the tiny industrial state to prevent violence. Premier Johannes Hoffman loses the election and opposition Heinrich Schneider is expected to press for reunion with West Germany.
MARYLAND VS. NORTH CAROLINA - 1955 The unbeaten Maryland Terrapins ride to an impressive 25-7 triumph over the North Carolina Tarheels as Halfback Ed Vereb scores three touchdowns and passes for another.
Date: October 15, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:28:00, With Audio
WEIGHTLIFTING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS - 1955 Germany is the site of the Weightlifting World Championships where the world's top weight-lifters gather for the international crown. Russia wins the team event, but it's America's Paul Anderson of Tocoa, Georgia who steals the show with an incredible 1,000 pounds plus record performance to win the heavyweight title.
TOKYO GREETS THE NEW YORK YANKEES - 1955 Manager Casey Stengel and his New York Yankees receive an enthusiastic greeting from the people of Tokyo, Japan as they arrive on their barnstorming tour. Even rain doesn't stop a ticker tape with cheering crowds given in their honor.
Date: October 20, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:47:00, With Audio
UCLA VS IOWA PLUS SPARKLING HALFTIME SHOW - 1955 A night time game at the Los Angeles Coliseum between the UCLA Bruins and Iowa Hawkeyes sees plenty of sparkle in the game and at the half time show where thousands of flashlights make formations of a tree and map of the United States. UCLA goes on to victor 33-13.
Date: October 21, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:42:00, With Audio
QUEEN JULIANNA TOURS THE ANTILLES - 1955 Queen Juliana and Prince Bernhard visit the Dutch Antilles in the West Indies. Crowds turn out everywhere to greet their Queen who finds herself participating in a game of ring-around-the-rosy with a group of adorable little girls. Prince Bernhard also gets in on the fun.
FIRST PICTURES OF RECOVERING PRESIDENT - 1955 President Eisenhower's famous grin is flashed for the cameras as he poses for the first pictures taken since his heart attack on the sundeck of the Denver hospital where he's recovering.
Date: October 25, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:41:00, With Audio
OHIO STATE VS WISCONSIN - 1955 At Madison, the Buckeyes of Ohio State, sparked by Jim Roseboro and Howard "Hopalong" Cassady, upset the favored Wisconsin Badgers who enjoy a brief 14-0 lead before Ohio storms back to win 26-16.
Date: October 22, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:45:00, With Audio
ARMY'S MOBILE TANK GUN MAKES ITS DEBUT - 1955 The Army's highly mobile TlOl, a self-propelled anti-tank gun that can go just about anywhere to do its job, makes its debut. The gun plows its way through mud and water, rolls effortlessly down a very steep hill and fires its gun with accuracy and power.
Date: October 25, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:36:00, With Audio
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