June 20, 1960
June 20, 1960

Table of Contents
June 20, 1960

The Big Fight
French Thought
Hero Of Many Moods
Testing Venture
  • A month of arduous sport on a rugged English moor teaches self-confidence and teamwork to youthful volunteers from 13 countries

Horse Shows
Harness Racing
Horse Racing
Amiable Gorilla
  • In an unprecedented experiment, a young scientist and his wife set out to share the daily life of giant gorillas in Africa's mountains. Here is the exclusive story of what they found—plus the first close-up pictures ever made of gorillas in their native wild

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back


Lynn Haines, 16-year-old green-eyed blonde from Dallas, won city's open tennis championship for girls 18-and-under (for second straight year), went on to capture women's senior title, set sights on Nationals this summer and Wimbledon in 1961.

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Harry Sindle, industrial engineer from Little Falls, N.J., earned right to represent U.S. in the Flying Dutchman class sailing races at Olympics this summer when he won three firsts, two seconds, one third in seven-race series at Clearwater, Fla.

Margaret Elam of Pecos, Texas, mother of seven, took up archery with her husband three years ago and soon surpassed him by winning first contest she entered, captured women's title in Texas field archery championship at Austin for second year.

Michael Hiltner, 19, of Half Moon Bay, Calif. pedaled his way to hairbreadth, bike-length victory in the 50-mile Tour of Somerville cycling race at Somerville, N.J., broke the 1935 record and set an unofficial American mark of two hours 30.7 seconds.

Nate Adams, pride of Cleveland's Glenville High School track team, which won state championship, ran 220-yard dash in 21.5 to break city record set by Olympian Jesse Owens in 1933. Adams also equaled Owens' 100-yard mark with time of 9.7.

Dick Stockton, 9-year-old towhead from Garden City, N.Y., scored a grand slam in Metropolitan junior boys tennis tournament at Pittsburgh, first took the 11-year-old title, followed with the under-13 title and ended by winning the under-15 title.