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Stunt man dies in John Wayne film, December 6, 1958

December 6, 2008 |  5:00 am



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File this under quaint notions of the 1950s: Highway officials taking control
of speeding cars and forcing them to slow down.

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U.S. moon launch fails.
At left, stuntman Fred Kennedy is killed when he takes a fall from a horse in the final scene of the John Wayne film "The Horse Soldiers." Kennedy was in many of Wayne's films, including "The Searchers," "The Quiet Man" and "She Wore a Yellow Ribbon." 
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Isaac Stern plays the Bruch Violin Concerto with the L.A. Philharmonic under Georg Solti.
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Don Jordan wins the world welterweight title at the Olympic.


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