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Beauty Queen Seeks Divorce From Dockworker

Nov. 18, 1959, Beauty Queen  

Nov. 18, 1959, Beauty Queen
Nov. 18, 1959: Shirlee Garner Witty seeks a divorce, saying that her husband was always making snide remarks. Witty competed for the title of Miss Universe in 1956 even though she was a wife and mother, because at that time married women weren't banned from the beauty contest.

Nov. 18, 1959, Sound of Music 
“The Sound of Music” opens with more than $2 million in advance ticket sales.


 “You Know I Can’t Get Better.”

Nov. 18, 1959, Sports

Hey, Keith, will the Bruins smite USC in their tilt?
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only if Cochran's return does indeed buoy them up!


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