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Added by rickterenzi on 21 Apr 2014 06:46
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"La Domenica del Corriere"_11

14th July 1957 - In Milan, flying circus exhibition of seven countries: Italy, U.S.A., United Kingdom, France, Spain, Greece and Turkey.
Cover by Walter Molino.
16th July 1911 - French airplane pilot René Vidárt signs autographs for workers in Paris, just after the end of the air circuit of the European capitals. The circuit was promoted by Paris newspaper Le Journal and took place from 18th June to 7th July 1911. René Vidárt gained the third place.
Cover by Achille Beltrame.
18th January 1831 - On 15th January 1931, General Italo Balbo, Italy's Ministry of Aeronautics, arrives in Port Natal (Brasil) to end Crociera Aerea Italia-Brasile (Italy-Brasil Air Cruise).
In July 1933, Italo Balbo lead the successful Crociera Aerea del Decennale (Air Cruise of the Tenth Anniversary) Rome-Chicago-New York-Rome and he was appointed Italy's Maresciallo dell'Aria (Marshal of the Air Force).
Cover by Achille Beltrame.
5th August 1945 - On 28th July 1945, in New York an U.S. B25-Mitchell bomber crashes into the Empire State Bulding, between the 79th and the 80th floors. In the accident, 14 people died.
From May 1945 and March 1946, La Domenica del Corriere was given the name La Domenica degli Italiani (The Sunday of Italians).
Cover by not identifiable author.
11th November 1945 - Russian airplane pilot Vassili Romianuk sets a new world record by parachuting at 12,5 kilometres above the ground. He opened his parachute at 800 metres to the ground.
Cover by Rino Ferrari.
5th September 1948 - Fight for the last bottle of whisky in an airplane headed for California.
Cover by Walter Molino.
17th May 1953 - British WWI pilot Major Christopher Draper passes below 15 bridges in London with his airplane.
Cover by Walter Molino.
1st July 1956 - International aeronautic festival in the Rome's Fiumicino airport.
Cover by Walter Molino.
30th September 1956 - A monoplane takes off piloted by a 13-year old boy in Mastic airport (New York). An 11-year old boy was with him.
Cover by Walter Molino.
10th March 1957 - Scandinavian airline SAS opens a new air route Europe-Japan flying over North Pole.
Cover by Walter Molino.
1st June 1958 - A Belgian airplane crashes into a hangar in the Casablanca airport and four people survive by jumping off in a human chain just before the crash.
Back cover by Walter Molino.
14th September 1958 - A helicopter hits a telephone cable and crashes onto the Glacier du Géant (Mount Blanc, 3.000 metres above sea level). Four people died in the accident.
Cover by Walter Molino.
12th October 1958 - A French young woman is saved by her instructor after parachuting in Avignon (Southern France).
Cover by Walter Molino.
28th December 1958 - British air ballon Small World takes off from the beach of El Medano (Tenerife, Canary Islands) headed for the British Western Indies.
Back cover by Walter Molino.
19th July 1959 - A hostess is drawn through a porthole in an airplane flying above the Mediterranean Sea.
Back cover by Walter Molino.
22th November 1959 - A helicopter crashes down in Piazza della Repubblica in Rome. Until 1960, Piazza della Repubblica was called Piazza dell'Esedra.
Cover by Walter Molino.
6th March 1960 - An eagle attacks a French police helicopter between Chambéry and Challes-les-Eaux (Savoie). The eagle died.
Cover by Walter Molino.
5th June 1960 - A light aircraft crashes onto a Caravelle that was landing in the Orly airport (Paris). A passenger of the Caravelle died and 18 passengers were injured.
Cover by Walter Molino.
25th September 1960 - In Santa Maria Island (Azores) a 17-year old boy hides in the landing gear cavity of an airplane, trying to go to Venezuela. He was found out in the Bahamas and he was sent back home.
Cover by Walter Molino.
9th November 1960 - Risk of collision for Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip coming back from Denmark: two German fighters get close to their Comet jetplane.
Cover by Walter Molino.
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Selected covers of Italian weekly newsmagazine La Domenica del Corriere.

Sky and Flying.

La Domenica del Corriere (The Sunday of Corriere) was a weekly newsmagazine whose first issue was published on 8th January 1899. Its name was after the eminent Milan newspaper Corriere della Sera (The courier of the evening). La Domenica del Corriere was the most popular Italian newsmagazine from its beginning to the 1960s.
Above: cover of the first issue, by Achille Beltrame, about a dramatic snow storm in Montenegro.

Achille Beltrame

Walter Molino
Italian graphics and painters Achille Beltrame (until the 1930s) and Walter Molino (from the late 1940s to the 1960s) were the most popular authors of covers for La Domenica del Corriere.

See also:

La Domenica del Corriere_1 (Internationel Showbiz)

La Domenica del Corriere_2 (Catholic Church)

La Domenica del Corriere_3 (Sport)

La Domenica del Corriere_4 (Reigning Families and Former Sovrans)

La Domenica del Corriere_5 (Political Turmoil)

La Domenica del Corriere_6 (Politics)

La Domenica del Corriere_7 (Sea and Sailing)

La Domenica del Corriere_8 (Mountains and Mountaineering)

La Domenica del Corriere_9 (Railways and Trains)

La Domenica del Corriere_10 (Roads and Driving)

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