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Injured Diver Dies After Falling From Rescue Helicopter

November 23, 2009 |  8:00 am
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“Mary and Pete Are Reunited.”

Nov. 23, 1959, Skin Diver 

Skin diver Harold B. Gavenman dies after a tragic series of accidents in which he was struck by a boat propeller and fell 100 feet while being lifted to a rescue helicopter.


Nov. 23, 1959, Debbie Reynolds


Nov. 23, 1959, Debbie Reynolds

Nov. 23, 1959: Jack Smith profiles Debbie Reynolds, 27, who is returning to the screen after an absence for the birth of her daughter, Carrie, and the breakup of her marriage to singer Eddie Fisher. "With tomboy energy, Debbie has bounced back into stardom -- and with astounding success. Today she is possibly the busiest star in Hollywood," Smith says.


Nov. 23, 1959, Debbie Reynolds

Debbie Reynolds is “too busy for bitterness,” Smith says. 


Nov. 23, 1959, Debbie Reynolds


Nov. 23, 1959, Hal Holbrook 


Is it possible that Hal Holbrook has been doing Mark Twain for 50 years? Yes it is.  Here he is in 1967.





Dec. 2, 1959, Hal Halbrook

Dec. 2, 1959: Philip K. Scheuer reviews “Mark Twain Tonight.”

 
Nov. 23, 1959, Pete Rozelle

Jeane Hoffman profiles Rams general manager Pete Rozelle. “It’s hard to get Pete’s mind off football,” his wife, Jane, says.


Nov. 23, 1959, Pete Rozelle
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