Tennis star,Althea Gibson, from New York City, USA, is seen in the final seconds of her contest with Darlene Hard, in the Ladies' singles final at Wimbleton, England,on July 6, 1957. She is the first African American to win at Wimbleton. After shaking hands with Hard, she is seen receiving the ladies' Wimbleton tropy "Rosewater Dish," from Queen Elizabeth, II. Althea Gibson displays the sterling silver salver, as she poses next to Darlene Hard.
Traditional Martial Pageantry for Queen Elizabeth's 31st birthday in the United Kingdom. Gaurds lined up during the Traditional Martial Pageantry for Queen Elizabeth's 31st birthday. Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip dressed in full uniform on a horseback as he review the Household Guards. Queen salutes the Guards as they march past. The Royal family wave from a balcony.
British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan arrives at 10 Dowing Street, London, United Kingdom. Mr Harold talks about how Britain is faced with a difficult task. He also states that the task would require strength and courage on behalf of all Britons. The Prime Minister requests the British people to be more understanding. He is confident that the people will lend their support and goodwill irrespective of their parties or beliefs at such a time of need.
The 42nd National Automobile Show at the New York Coliseum, December 8-16, 1956. A sign above an escalator at the entrance reads 'National Automobile Show'. A model wearing a swimsuit seated on the hood of a 1957 Desoto convertible. Two women seated in a 1957 Chrysler 300C. Aerial view of the Buick exhibit, with the 1957 Buick Roadmaster Convertible prominently displayed. An executive version of the 1957 Cadillac features a typewriter in the back seat and a record player in the front dash. Auto executives gathered at a display featuring a row of steering wheels. President of Chrysler L. L Colbert hails the future in a statement..
Women's diving finalists are seen performing platform dives at AAU meet in Houston,Texas, on August 16,1957. Paula Jean ("PJ") Myers wins the gold medal. (Narrator notes she won the gold medals in every AAU meet held in 1957). Myers is seen putting on her sweatshirt after a dive. Scene shifts to Florida, where several expert Water skiers,including an Italian woman, display tricks during World Water Skiing Championship tournament at Cypress Gardens, Florida, on September 17, 1957. Winner of the Tournament's trick skiing event, Mike Amsbury, of California, is seen performing in the final sequence.
The government crashes in the United Kingdom. In Ballater, Scotland : King George V of the United Kingdom reviews honor guard. The King drives away in a car. In London, England : United Kingdom Prime Minister James Ramsay MacDonald with his Labour party members and leaders of the Conservatives liberals to form his cabinet.