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Millionaire Picked Up for DUI, Episcopalians Call Atomic Power Part of God's Creation, May 16, 1959

May 16, 2009 |  8:00 am

May 16, 1959, Bail

May 16, 1959, Cannes

Kim Novak and Cary Grant dance until dawn at Cannes.

May 16, 1959, Guns

The Geneva summit talks provide a little humor for our favorite Pasadena gun dealer.
May 16, 1959 Arechigas

Some of the Arechigas are still in Chavez Ravine. Evidently it takes time to build new coops for all their chickens. The idea of keeping 200 chickens near downtown must have infuriated civic leaders who wanted to show how progressive Los Angeles was.

May 16, 1959, Nixon

No, it's not real rock 'n' roll.

May 16, 1959, Comics

May 16, 1959, Sammy Davis Jr.

May 16, 1959, Bride

True, she has no experience. On the other hand she's starring in "Diary of a High School Bride" for American International Pictures.

At left, Sammy Davis Jr. at the Moulin Rouge.

May 16, 1959, Church Play
May 16, 1959, Reactor

The Rt. Rev. Arthur Lichtenberger, presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church in the United States, says: "Nuclear energy is part of God's created world."

The Episcopal church was collecting money to buy a nuclear reactor for the Anglican University of St. Paul in Tokyo. The idea of preaching from the Episcopal pulpit about the benefits of nuclear energy is almost beyond belief.
my 16, 1959, Manly Palmer Hall

A new auditorium opens at Manly Palmer Hall's Philosophical Research Society.

May 16, 1959, Sports

The top-rated Braves and the second-place Dodgers will meet at the Coliseum. The Braves' Hank Aaron has a .487 average and a 19-game hitting streak.