Margaret Smith, 17, loose-limbed Australian who holds tennis racket with right hand and signs autographs with left, upset Maria Bueno, U.S. and Wimbledon champion, went on to win Australian women's title.
Marvin Levy, 34-year-old University of New Mexico football coach and Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Coe College, Iowa, was surprise choice to replace Pete Elliott as coach at University of California (see page 53).
Muriel Lux, 20-year-old brown-eyed, water-skiing stenographer and student at St. Cloud State Teachers College, flashes gay victory smile following her election as Queen of Snows for St. Paul winter carnival.
Tom Pugh, 22, English insurance broker, whipped Charles Pearson in Detroit for Western Amateur Racquets title, teamed with fellow Briton Macdonald Bailey for National Doubles victory in Chicago.
February 15, 1960
Valentina Stenina, 25, Russian construction engineer and wife of this year's world speed-skating champion Boris Stenin, cut a fast figure on the ice herself, won women's world championship at Oestersund, Sweden.
Joe Early Wynn, 18, I son of ace White Sox Pitcher Early Wynn (22-10) and backfield star for Venice, Fla. HS, added laurel of his own to family scrap-book: honorable mention on National HS All-America squad.
Ron Clark, University of Michigan junior with his eye trained on this summer's Olympics, set U.S. swimming record for 200-yard breaststroke, in 2:19.2 time, at dual meet against Purdue, Ann Arbor, Mich.