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June 12, 1958

June 12, 2008 |  9:42 am
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Dropcap_a_1920_2 bove, David J. Moke is arrested on charges of kidnapping a teenage girl from school. He's convicted and faced the death penalty under the Little Lindbergh Law, but the judge reduces his conviction to simple kidnapping because the death penalty requires robbery to have been a motive. 

Also, Dean Martin and Rosalind Russell are named the best-dressed stars of the entertainment world by the California Fashion Creators. Russell wears an Orry-Kelly gown and Martin wears a blue mohair "cocktail suit" ... Scientist Krafft Ehricke says space flight will enable us to someday meet intelligent beings from another solar system.
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