Beauties from around the world compete for the Miss Universe title being held at Miami Beach in Miami, Florida. 20-Year old Sylvia Louise Hitchcock, Miss USA, wins the title. in Miami Beach. Miss Venezuela is runner up.
Miss Universe contestants catwalk at ramp in Miami Beach, Florida. Photographers click photos. Winner, Miss Argentine (Miss Argentina), Norma Beatriz Nolan, with crown on her head. Closer view of Miss Norma Nolan after receiving award and seated on winners' throne.
Events held in the United States during the Cuban Missile Crisis of October, 1962 when the United States and the Soviet Union confronted each other with nuclear destruction. USAF (United States Air Force) F-100 Super Sabre jet fighters in flight. A sign reads 'NAS KEY WEST'. A USAF F-104 Starfighter supersonic interceptor aircraft makes a landing. USAF F-105 Thunderchief supersonic fighter-bombers are armed by airmen at an airfield. Aerial view of a base in Florida showing USAF airplanes in place. Aerial view of air evacuation equipment at a field. Surface to air missiles are readied at a beach. A radar in operation. Barbed wire obstacles are set up along a beach by U.S. troops. A USAF RB-66 Destroyer reconnaissance aircraft takes off from an airstrip. U.S. Marines reach U.S. Navy Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba. Americans are evacuated from Guantanamo as a precautionary measure. View of a baseball game.
American divers dive from a high ramp into a swimming pool at Miami Beach in Miami, Florida. The divers perform various acrobatic moves including somersaults, flips and swan dives. Spectators gathered at the pool side watch in delight.
A documentary on Weather Bureau's Hurricane Warning Center in Miami, Florida. An aircraft in flight overhead. A routine report is sent by the crew of the aircraft to the hurricane center. The pilot, he co-pilot, the navigator and other members of the crew seated inside the aircraft. Weather conditions are observed and recorded. A radar operator working and looking for any unusual conditions. The information is transmitted to the center. Women working and typing messages at the center. A map locates Miami and information about weather conditions is circulated to other areas from Miami. A ship underway at sea. Men locating the position of a hurricane on a map. They discuss amongst themselves. The crew of the aircraft being instructed by an officer. An airplane parked at an air base. It takes off. Animation shows the position of the hurricane and the air movement. The information is circulated to people. A man reading news about the hurricane in a newspaper. A man and a woman seated at a beach. A sailing boat underway in the foreground.
Grady Nix rides a motorcycle upside down in a locked cage in Miami Beach, Florida. A locked cage in Miami Beach. Spectators stand around the cage. Grady Nix rides a motorcycle upside down in the locked cage as Mrs. Nix sits calmly in the "globe of death" (locked cage). The spectators watch the stunt performed by Nix.