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649283

Two of the best Kennedy assassination issues to be had...

Item #649283

November 23, 1963

Here is a terrific pair of issues on the assassination of John F. Kennedy from the city where it happened. Both issues are THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS from Texas.

Note: While we do offer each of these issues as stand-alone items, purchasing them as a set will enable you to take advantage of a discounted price.



You get the November 23, 1963 edition which is a quite rare & extremely desirable ne... See More  

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$240.00
672208

Two of the best Kennedy assassination issues to be had...

Item #672208

November 23, 1963

Here is a terrific pair of issues on the assassination of John F. Kennedy from the city where it happened. Both issues are THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS from Texas.

Note: While we do offer each of these issues as stand-alone items, purchasing them as a set will enable you to take advantage of a discounted price.



You get the November 23, 1963 edition which is a quite rare & extremely desirable ne... See More  

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$240.00
646934

First mention of the Beatles...

Item #646934

November 04, 1963

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 4, 1963



* The Beatles 1st heard of in America ?

* Beatlemania about to strike the U.S.




This is a rather historic issue for any Beatles collectors, as this is the very first mention of The Beatles in the prestigious New York Times newspaper.

See the photo for the page 28 report headed: "Return Of The Beatles" which reports on their return to London from a trip... See More  

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$88.00
208004
Item #208004

October 25, 1963

TV Guide, Philadelphia, PA, October 25, 1963.  A great issue for framing and displaying!

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$33.00
672393

Sandy Koufax's World Series strike out record game...

Item #672393

October 03, 1963

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 3, 1963



* Sandy Koufax's strike-out record game

* Los Angeles Dodgers vs. New York Yankees

* World Series of baseball - game 1 at Yankee Stadium




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "STRIKE-OUT MARK IS SET BY KOUFAX; DODGERS 5, YANKS 2" with subheads and photo of Koufax. (see) Much more on pages 40 & 41with headlines, photos and sta... See More  

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575299

1963 Flying Wallendas circus death....

Item #575299

April 19, 1963

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Detroit, Michigan, April 19, 1963



* Rietta Wallenda death

* The Flying Wallendas

* Circus performance disaster




This 40+ page newspaper has a nice seven column headline on the front page: "Another Wallenda Falls To Death in Circus Act" with subheads and small photo. This tells of the death of Rietta Wallenda, when she fell while performing on a sway pole in... See More  

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577263

The death of country singer Patsy Cline...

Item #577263

March 08, 1963

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, March 8, 1963  This 10 page newspaper has a one column heading on page 4:  "Death Takes A Fifth Music Star" which tells of the death of Jack Anglin with mention of Patsy Cline's death as well.



Other news of the day. Little spine wear, otherwise in good condition.
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160589

Item #160589

November 14, 1962

THE DETROIT NEWS, Nov. 14, 1962 Ftpg. 3 line, 1 col. head: "Film Ducks Race Issue, Star Says" re. Diahann Carroll talks about a film that cast an Asian actress to star in the movie version of the Broadway musical "No Strings" which had a love affair between a white man & a black woman. Talk about the lack of roles for black actresses too. One col. photo of Carroll above the heads. Binding holes at... See More  

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$27.00
655965

Perhaps the best Marilyn Monroe death newspaper to be had...

Item #655965

August 06, 1962

LOS ANGELES TIMES--EXTRA, California, August 6, 1962 



* Death of Marilyn Monroe (1st report)

* Actress, singer, model and sex symbol

* Best title to be had ? rare as such




See the photo for the terrific front page report, with the two line banner headline: "MARILYN MONROE DIES; BLAME PILLS" and also: "First Details of Actress' Death in Brentwood". The front page... See More  

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652018

Telstar Satellite transmits 1st live transatlantic signal...

Item #652018

July 24, 1962

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., July 24, 1962



* Telstar communication satellite

* Very 1st Transatlantic live television




The front page has a four column heading: "TV Links Old World and New" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the very 1st publicly live transatlantic television signal via satellite.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, n... See More  

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$55.00
581212

1962 Alcatraz Prison escape attempt...

Item #581212

June 13, 1962

THE PARSONS SUN, Parsons, Kansas, June 13, 1962



* Alcatraz Island Prison, San Francisco Bay

* Successful escape ?

* Clint Eastwood fame "Escape From Alcatraz"




This 16 page newspaper has a one column headline on the front page: "Search Widens For Escapees From Alcatraz" with smaller subheads (see images).



This tells of the escape of Frank Morris, John Anglin and Clare... See More  

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574831

The Flying Wallendas highwire tragedy...

Item #574831

January 31, 1962

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, January 31, 1962 



* The Flying Wallendas 

* Daredevil stunt highwire performers 

* Circus act disaster
 



This 20 page newspaper has a three column headline on the front page: "2 Aerial Artists Die in Fall" with caption: "Human Pyramid Topples"



Tells of the Flying Wallendas highwire circus act disaster... See More  

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574835

Ernie Kovacs killed on car crash...

Item #574835

January 13, 1962

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, January 13, 1962



* Ernie Kovacs killed (1st report)

* Famous comedian actor




This 8 page newspaper has a one column headline on the front page:  "Kovacs Killed In Car Crash". Tells of the death of famed comedian Ernie Kovacs.



Other news of the day. The paper is in good condition.



wikipedia notes: Ernie Kovacs was killed in an a... See More  

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160105

"Top Cat" cartoon...

Item #160105

September 30, 1961

DETROIT FREE-PRESS WEEKLY TV MAGAZINE, Sept. 24 - Sept. 30, 1961 Formatted very much like the TV Guide, the color cover shows the cast from the cartoon Top Cat. Inside the issue are articles and photos of new and returning shows.



Complete in 36 pages measuring 10 x 7.5 inches with two binding holes at the top, otherwise in good condition.

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635993

"The Hustler" movie debut ad...

Item #635993

September 19, 1961

MOTION PICTURE DAILY, New York, September 19, 1961 



* "The Hustler" movie debut ad

* Paul Newman & Jackie Gleason




A small-size newspaper focused entirely on the movie industry, the prime feature being a full back page advertisement for the upcoming movie "The Hustler", starring Paul Newman and Jackie Gleason. This famous film would make it's debut a week lat... See More  

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$27.00
663837

Freedom Riders vow to go to Mississippi... Joan Davis dies...

Item #663837

May 23, 1961

THE FREE PRESS, Michigan, May 23, 1961



* Freedom Riders - Civil rights activists

* Plan to head to Mississippi

* "Nazis" set sights on New Orleans

* "The Faces of Turmoil"




The front page has: "Riders Vow Mississippi Bus Trip", which continues on page 2. The back page has: "The Faces of Turmoil", which includes several related photos - one which is c... See More  

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$98.00
161123

Item #161123

May 14, 1961

SUNDAY PICTORIAL Magazine from The Detroit News Newspaper dated may 14, 1961. This 40 page magazine contains a color cover of Debbie Reynolds with caption: "Hollywood's Comeback Queen: Debbie Reynolds" Related items on the inside pages. This issue is in nice condition.

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664025

Witnessing the birth of Bob Dylan's extraordinary career...

Item #664025

April 20, 1961

THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, April 20, 1961 



* Bob Dylan - Robert Allen Zimmerman

* Very 1st public performance advertisement

* Gerde's Folk City music venue in Greenwich Village




An exceedingly significant newspaper which offers witness to the birth of the music career of the legendary Bob Dylan. And perhaps no better title exists for this content. Indeed, this notice may only hav... See More  

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$850.00
581216

Elizabeth Taylor wins her 1st Oscar...

Item #581216

April 18, 1961

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, April 18, 1961



* Elizabeth Taylor wins her 1st Oscar

* Butterfield 8 - Academy Awards




This 10 page newspaper has a three column headline on the front page:  "Oscar Prizes No Surprise" with caption: "Dramatic Acceptance" which tells of the recent Academy Award presentation that featured Elizabet Taylor winning her very firs... See More  

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592475

Elizabeth Taylor wins her 1st Oscar...

Item #592475

April 18, 1961

THE PARSONS SUN, Kansas, April 18, 1961



* Elizabeth Taylor wins her 1st Oscar

* Butterfield 8 - Academy Awards




This 12 page newspaper has a four column photo at the bottom of the front page with caption: "Leaders In Oscar Parade" with shows some of the winners that year including Elizabeth Taylor (see photos).



Also a two column headline on page 5: "Top Oscars to Liz, Lanca... See More  

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610472

The failed Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba...

Item #610472

April 17, 1961

THE CITIZEN-NEWS, Hollywood, California, April 17, 1961 



* Bay of Pigs invasion (1st report)

* Fidel Castro 

* Havana Cuba




The headline announces: "Rebel Invasion of Cuba throws Isle in Turmoil" with subhead: ":Castro Brands U.S. 'Invader' " and other subheads.

Present are pages 1-10 (of 22), all loose at the spine. Minor margin wear, generally in nic... See More  

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$38.00
661598

Witnessing the birth of Bob Dylan's extraordinary career...

Item #661598

April 13, 1961

THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, April 13, 1961 



* Bob Dylan - Robert Allen Zimmerman

* Very 1st public performance advertisement

* Gerde's Folk City music venue in Greenwich Village




An exceedingly significant newspaper which offers witness to the birth of the music career of the legendary Bob Dylan. And perhaps no better title exists for this content. Indeed, this notice may only hav... See More  

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$850.00
594131

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus clown, Lou Jacobs... Burt Lancaster...

Item #594131

April 09, 1961

THE AMERICAN WEEKLY (The Detroit News), Detroit, Michigan, April 9, 1951  The front colored cover features a photo of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus clown, Lou Jacobs. Inside are articles: "Rich Rebel" which is about actor Burt Lancaster; and other articles and advertisements.



This is complete in 16 pages measuring approximately 12.5 x 11 inches and is in very nice... See More  

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$21.00
588102

Sabena Flight 548...

Item #588102

February 16, 1961

THE PRATT DAILY TRIBUNE, Kansas, February 16, 1961



* 1961 United States figure skating team

* Sabena flight 548




This 8 page newspaper has a one column headline on the front page:

"Officials Begin To Identify Crash Victims"



Other news of the day including various period advertising. This issue has a few small binding holes along the spine, but is otherwise in good condition.



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$32.00
662754

Front page cartoon by Pulitzer Prize winner Jules Feiffer... Lenny Bruce at Carnegie Hall...

Item #662754

February 02, 1961

THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, Feb. 2, 1961  The top of the front page has a somewhat large cartoon by the noted Jules Feiffer.

Feiffer is an American cartoonist and author who was considered the most widely read satirist in the country. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1986 as America's leading editorial cartoonist. He became a staff cartoonist for The Village Voice in 1956, where he produced... See More  

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571981

Ham the Chimp... 1st into space...

Item #571981

January 31, 1961

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, January 31, 1961 



* Ham the Chimp 

* 1st into space 

* Mercury-Redstone 2 space flight
 



This 8 page newspaper has a one column headline on the front page: "Space Ride For Chimp Is Delayed"



Tells of the very 1st hominid to be launched into outer space.



Other news of the day throughout. Minor spine wear, othe... See More  

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620150

TIROS-2 Weather satellite...

Item #620150

November 23, 1960

TUCSON DAILY CITIZEN, November 23, 1960



* TIROS-2 Launching

* Meteorological satellite (weather)

* 2nd television infrared observation




The front page has a nice 6 column headline: "WEATHER SATELLITE IS FEARED INTO ORBIT" with subhead and related photo. (see)

Complete 1st section only with 14, pages, a little margin war with tiny tears, generally good.... See More  

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$28.00
664823

Pirates win the World Series... Nixon-Kennedy debates...

Item #664823

October 14, 1960

NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 14, 1960 



* Pittsburgh Pirates win World Series

* Bill Mazeroski famous home run

* Nixon-Kennedy debates on TV




The bottom of the front page has a very famous photo of Bill Mazeroski rounding third in his series-winning home run against the Yankees to win the 1960 baseball World Series. The top of the front page has column heads: "Pirates Win, 10-9, On Homer I... See More  

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567842

JFK- Nixon Presidential debate in 1960...

Item #567842

October 08, 1960

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, October 8, 1960



* John F. Kennedy JFK

* Richard Nixon

* Presidential debate



This 12 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "Candidates Bristle In Second Debate".



Tells of the 2nd of the four JFK & Nixon presidential debates which were the first debates to be held on National television.



Other news of... See More  

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639896

JFK- Nixon Presidential debate...

Item #639896

October 07, 1960

Fitchburg Sentinel, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, October 7, 1960  This 16 page newspaper has a one column headline on the front page: "Round 2 Tonight, Dick vs. Jack". This tells of the upcoming 2nd of the four JFK & Nixon presidential debates which were the first debates to be held on National television.



Other news of the day. Good condition.

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639897

JFK- Nixon Presidential debate in 1960....

Item #639897

October 06, 1960

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, October 6, 1960



* John F. Kennedy (JFK) - Richard Nixon

* Presidential debate upcoming



This 30 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "Crowds Cheer 'Jack', 'Dick'"

This tells of the upcoming 2nd of the four JFK & Nixon presidential debates which were the first debates to be held on National te... See More  

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566967

Ted Williams announces retirement...

Item #566967

September 26, 1960

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION,, Massachusetts, September 26, 1960 



* Ted William retires 

* Boston Red Sox 

* MLB Baseball 




This 20 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "Ted Williams Retires" with photo and caption: "At End Of Road" (see)



Tells of the announcement of Ted Williams that he will retire at seasons' end which was onl... See More  

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672134

Oscar Hammerstein II death... musical director...

Item #672134

August 23, 1960

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 23, 1960



* Oscar Hammerstein II death (1st report)

* Broadway musical producer - director

* "Oklahoma!" "The Sound of Music" & more




Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Oscar Hammerstein 2d Is Dead; Librettist and Producer was 65" with subhead and photo. (see)

Complete with 60 pages, close cut along the rig... See More  

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582711

Sputnik 5... Soviet space dogs...

Item #582711

August 22, 1960

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Russell, Kansas, August 22, 1960



* Sputnik 5 - Soviet space dogs

* 1st successful round trip (alive)

* Belka and Strelka




This 6 page newspaper has a two column headline at the bottom of the front page: "Strelka, Relka Hold Press Conference". This tells of the very 1st space flight to bring back animals still alive. (historic)



Other news of the day throu... See More  

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651565

Psycho opening day Advertisement (2 days prior)....

Item #651565

June 14, 1960

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 14, 1960



* Opening of original "Psycho" movie ad

* Alfred Hitchcock

* Anthony Perkins - Vera Miles



This newspaper has a significant & historic advertisement for the movie "Psycho" on page 42. This advertisement is for the opening day (2 days prior) the movie made it's premiere making it a great addition for any movie or Alfred Hitchcock... See More  

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$67.00
568962

Princess Margaret wedding in 1960...

Item #568962

May 06, 1960

THE DETROIT NEWS, Michigan, May 6, 1960 



* Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon 

* Antony Armstrong-Jones wedding
 



This 40+ page newspaper has a nice six column headline on the front page: "1st PICTURES OF MEG'S WEDDING" with subheads and related photo. (see)



More inside and on the back page.



Other news of the day throughout. Little margin wear, otherwis... See More  

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$34.00
160603

Item #160603

April 29, 1960

THE DETROIT NEWS, Apr. 29, 1960 The ftpg. has a 2 line, 6 column head: "Never Took Payola, Dick Clark Swears" & subheads: "TV Star Linked to 33 Firms" "Teen-Age Idol Feels Convicted by House Quiz". Includes a one column photo of Clark. Binding holes, otherwise in good condition.

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661038

1st successful weather satellite is put in orbit....

Item #661038

April 02, 1960

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., April 2, 1960



* TIROS-1 Launching and orbit

* Very first successful weather satellite

* Television Infrared Observation Satellite




The top of the front page has a four column headline: "'MARVELOUS' PHOTOS OF EARTH TAKEN BY WEATHER SATELLITE" with subheads and 2 related photos. (see) This was the very 1st successful weather satellite put in orb... See More  

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554606

Pete Rozelle becomes NFL commissioner...

Item #554606

January 27, 1960

THE DETROIT NEWS, Michigan, January 27, 1960 



* Pete Rozelle becomes commissioner of the NFL



This 40+ page newspaper has a six column headline on the front page of the sport's section (inside): "How NFL Broke Czar Deadlock" with caption: "ROZELLE, RAMS' GENERAL MANAGER, GIVEN 3-YEAR, $50,000 PACT" and photo of Rozelle.

Other news of the day throughout. Some... See More  

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$26.00
638217

Death of General Marshall... Burying of Errol Flynn...

Item #638217

October 17, 1959

DAILY NEWS, New York, October 17, 1959  The front page has the banner headline of "GEN. MARSHALL, WAR CHIEF, DIES" with coverage beginning on page two and continuing on page fourteen. "General of the Army George c. Marshall, 78, World War II Army chief of staff and architect of the Marshall Plan to save Western Europe from collapse and Communism, died at 6:-9 P.M. today..."... See More  

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$29.00
584796

Fabian...

Item #584796

October 11, 1959

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS - PARADE, Detroit, Michigan, October 11, 1959  The front of this issue contains a photo of singer Fabian with an accompanying article "Luckiest 16-year-old in the world - Fabulous Fabrian" which includes additional photos. Additional stories and advertisements are within.



This is complete in 32 pages with several small binding holes along the top edge, othe... See More  

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$22.00
583306

The death of Billie Holiday...

Item #583306

July 17, 1959

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Russell, Kansas, July 17, 1959



* Billie Holiday death (Early 1st report)

* "Lady Day"

* Jazz




This 6 page newspaper has a small one column headline on the front page: "Billie Holliday Dies; Famed Blues Singer" with brief text. 1st report on the death of Billie Holiday.



Other news of the day. A few binding holes along the spine, otherwise good c... See More  

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$36.00
581399

Space monkeys Able and Miss Baker...

Item #581399

May 28, 1959

PRATT DAILY TRIBUNE, Pratt, Kansas, May 28, 1959  This 8 page newspaper has a four column headline on the front page: "Two Monkeys Return Alive From Missile Space Rides" with subhead.



Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. A few small binding holes along spine, library stamp in masthead, otherwise in good condition.



wikipedia notes: On May 28, 1959, aboard the JUPIT... See More  

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$42.00
588279

Harvey Haddix's perfect pitching Pittsburgh Pirates game...

Item #588279

May 28, 1959

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, May 28, 1959 



* Harvey Haddix - Pittsburgh Pirates 

* 12 innings of perfect pitching for nothing 



This 6 page newspaper has a one column headline on page 4: "Haddix Finding Fruits of Defeat Not So Bitter" Coverage of the famous perfect game being pitched by Haddix into the 13th inning and eventually losing the game 2-0.



Other news... See More  

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544073
Item #544073

April 19, 1959

Sunday Pictorial (The Detroit News) from Detroit, Michigan dated April 19, 1959.



The front page has a color illustration actress Lee Remick. This is the full, complete issue and is in nice condition.

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$16.00
209813

1959 Death Of Comedian Actor Lou Costello...

Item #209813

March 04, 1959

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Michigan, March 4, 1959. This 32 pages newspaper is in nice condition and has a two line, two column headline on the front page: "Famed Comedian Lou Costello Dies" with a one column photo of him also on the front page. Other news of the day including another interesting front page headline: "WE PASS MOON TODAY; NEXT TARGET: THE SUN" with details. Plenty of advertisemem... See More  

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667979

The "day the music died"...

Item #667979

February 03, 1959

THE YORK DISPATCH, Pennsylvania,  Feb. 3, 1959  The death of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and the "Big Bopper" from the early rock and roll era is not commonly found in period newspapers, unfortunately. And when found the reports are typically brief and relegated to an inside page.

This issue has the report at the top of the front page with a column head: "Ritchie Valens,... See More  

Item from Catalog 299 (released for October, 2020)...

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$265.00
574518

Alfalfa - Carl Switzer killed... Star of "Our Gang" Little Rascals...

Item #574518

January 22, 1959

FITCHBURG SENTINEL (two issue set), Fitchburg, Massachusetts, January 22 & 23, 1959  The Jan. 22nd issue has 30 pages and has a two column headline near the bottom of the front page: "'Alfalfa' Of 'Our Gang' Slain" with caption: "Shot During Argument Over $50"



The Jan. 23rd issue has 14 pages and a two column photo on page 4 with caption: "Forme... See More  

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$65.00
638218

Death of Cecil B. DeMille...

Item #638218

January 21, 1959

THE DETROIT NEWS, Michigan, January 21, 1959  The headline announces: "Film Titan C. B. DeMille Dies at 77" . "Cecille B. DeMille, 77, pioneer maker of Hollywood's most consistently profitable movies, died of a heart attack at his home early today. He had been ill for a week.... The veteran producer also visited Europe last year to promote "The Ten Commandments," ... See More  

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$52.00
671154

Marilyn Monroe has miscarriage in 1958...

Item #671154

December 18, 1958

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Dec. 18, 1958



* Marilyn Monroe has miscarriage - loses baby

* Actress, singer, model and sex symbol




The front page has a one column heading: "Marilyn Loses 2nd Baby" with photo. (see)

Complete with 44 pages, small binding holes along the spine, small library stamp within masthead, nice condition.... See More  

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$44.00
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