This was 306th day of the year and 59 days remained in the year.
Howard Hughes flew the Spruce Goose on its first and only flight.
Twenty-One game show contestant Charles Van Doren admitted that he had been given questions and answers in advance.
Velma Margie Barfield, a convicted murderer became the first woman to be executed since capital punishment was reinstated in 1976.
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