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UCLA student stars in Egyptian films, Rams win over Packers, December 15, 1958

December 15, 2008 |  7:00 am

Above, The Times' Philip K. Scheuer interviews Egyptian film star Lobna Abdel Aziz, who attended UCLA in 1954 as an exchange student. She says she appeared in two plays while attending classes in Los Angeles.


1958_1215_sports The Rams ended their season quietly with a 34-20 victory over Green Bay at the Coliseum. The playoffs were out of reach and the opponent came in with only one victory, so the 54,634 fans at the Coliseum apparently weren't too excited about the season finale.

The Times' Cal Whorton said the "tame tilt was played in near Forest Lawn silence."

Bill Wade finished his outstanding season at quarterback by nearly reaching Sammy Baugh's NFL record for passing yards gained in a single season. He fell only 63 yards short. The Rams finished 8-4 and drew more than a million fans at home and on the road for the second consecutive season.

--Keith Thursby