Life Magazine July 20, 1962 – Fireball


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Life Magazine Cover : Fireball in the pacific sky.

  • In color – Launched from Johnston Island 800 miles away, Hydrogen bomb explosion hundreds of miles up seen from Hawaii despite heavy cloud cover.
  • Mystery of the Mexican caves, true-life case solved by Erle Stanley Gardner – archaeological find in San Francisco Mountains of Baja California, cave art.
  • Nice full page color 7up ad with attractive brown male and female surfers.
  • Page and a half photo of gondoliers crowding the Grand Canal in Venice at Rialto bridge, they were protesting motorboats going too fast.
  • Very pink two page Revlon ad, quite pretty.
  • The miracle of Carmita Blasnich Aldecoa’s painting of the Virgin of Guadeloupe.
  • Death of William Faulkner, author.
  • Sam Baron, top teamster, hits back at Hoffa.
  • Abebe Bikila, champion runner from Ethiopia.
  • Oklahoma Charity Horse Show combines fashion and horses.
  • Large feature article on the Teamsters.
  • Close-up – August Heckscher, Special Consultant on the Arts.
  • Humorous musical “A funny thing happened on the way to the forum.”
  • Full page color Canadian Club whiskey ad inside back cover with Australian lifeboat races.
  • And much more NEAT content in this classic Life Magazine July 20, 1962!
  • Antique magazines are packed with entertainment from cover to cover!
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