Life Magazine May 5, 1958 – Cancer


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Life Magazine Cover : Supervoltage x-ray machine for cancer patients.

  • Full page color Hotpoint ad with the neatest refrigerator, it is mint green inside.
  • Lovely double page spread photo of Swedish girls in bathing suits – Gunilla Asp, Lisbet Redner, Sangrid Nerf, Maire Ahlstedt, Berit Kullander, Marianne Ljunggren, Jessie Flaws, Ann Faken, Bernice Hildegard, Marita Holm, Birgitte Ander.
  • Cool full page color Revlon ad for gold fingernail polish.
  • Five young airmen lose their lives – Peacetime tragedy for paratroopers of the 101st Airborne Division, Michael Robles, Alfonzo Martinez, Dannie Ruffin, Carl Payne, Elliott Morley, with photos, article also includes some great photos of parachuting under very difficult conditions.
  • The West Indies federation gets a new nation, Trinidad (Jamaica, St. Kitts, Angulla, Nevis, Antiqua, Montserrat, Dominica, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Grenada, Trinidad, Tobago, Barbados.).
  • Jerry Sprague of Bad Axe, Michigan dresses up as a spaceman and scares the townsfolk.
  • Two page color American Airlines ad with art by Al Parker.
  • Big car sale in Flint, Michigan.
  • Photo essay – Brink of a breakthrough on cancer, includes some named survivors.
  • How you really dream.
  • Cute photo – a double ducker transport.
  • Cuban born fashion designers.
  • The movie “God’s little Acre” with young Michael Landon as an albino.
  • Full page Cadillac color ad with blue Fleetwood.
  • And much more NEAT content in this classic Life Magazine May 5, 1958!
  • Antique magazines are packed with entertainment from cover to cover!
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