Life Magazine February 9, 1962 – Space Needle


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Life Magazine Cover : Seattle’s Space Needle under construction, to be part of World’s Fair.

  • George W. Romney of Rambler – new star in politics (father of Mitt Romney).
  • Full page General Electric soft-white light bulbs ad in cartoon form with Mister Magoo art by Marty Murphy.
  • Full page Mutual of New York MONY ad with Dr. Wilfred Konneker of St. Louis.
  • In color – Fabulous World’s fair in Seattle.
  • Cute full page Travelers Insurance ad with man rescuing cat from tree.
  • Full page color Calvert Reserve whiskey ad with ski lodge theme.
  • Photo essay – Flying Wallendas, heroes in a tragedy, history and falls.
  • The fine art of skiing in painting a mural, Artist Stefan Knapp in an airplane hanger (I wonder why he didn’t roller skate??).
  • Close-up – S.J. Perelman, humorist.
  • Baseball on Snowshoes, Rhinelander, Wisconsin.
  • Westinghouse Science talent winners Carl Feit, Ralph Zuckerman, Peter Grafstein, Miriam Herzfeld, and Herbert Fried all from Erasmus Hall High in Brooklyn.
  • Jack Benny parodies Jack Paar and guests.
  • The Ladies Who Came to Stay, actresses Bette Davis, Olivia De Havilland, Jennifer Jones, Joan Fontaine, Katharine Hepburn, Rosalind Russell, Barbara Stanwyck, Vivien Leigh.
  • Full page Tea council ad with coach Jess Mortenson of Southern California.
  • Charming photo of dog Specs sitting on baby Amy Roberts, Wickliffe, Ohio.
  • Full page ad in black and pink for “Lover Come Back,” starring Tony Randall, Rock Hudson, and Doris Day.
  • And much more NEAT content in this classic Life Magazine February 9, 1962!
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