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"La Domenica del Corriere"_16

4th March 1956 - A French four-motor plane, coming from Saigon and headed for Paris, crashes down at about 20 kilometres south-east of Cairo (Egypt): 6 crew members and 12 passengers survive, including a little boy. In the accident, 52 people died.
Cover by Giorgio Tabet.
4th August 1902 - In Milan, a little girl falls in a canal and is saved by a customs-officer.
Cover by Achille Beltrame.
14th October 1945 - In an English hospital, nine little children, each from different nations, lose their identification badges while having a bath.
From May 1945 to March 1946, La Domenica del Corriere was given the name La Domenica degli Italiani (The Sunday of Italians).
Back cover by Rino Ferrari.
17th April 1955 - In the suburb of Sclessin (Liège, Belgium), 13-year old Belgian girl Jeanine Rombault saves three little girls from a fire in a cinema and dies because of her effort.
Cover by walter Molino.
8th July 1956 - In Marsico Nuovo, a little town near Potenza (Basilicata, Southern Italy), a 3-year old boy is attacked and killed by a bull.
Cover by Walter Molino.
5th January 1958 - In Fucine, a little town in Trentino-Alto Adige (Northern Italy), a 5-year old boy falls in a canal while he was on his sledge. The boy was saved by the watchman of a hydroelectric plant, who was beckoned by the shouts of the boy's brother.
Cover by Walter Molino.
2nd February 1958 - In Rosignano Solvay, a little town near Livorno (Tuscany, Central Italy), a little girl asks for a bridge on the river that she has to sail every day to go to school. Her desire was fulfilled by a film studio.
Cover by Walter Molino.
1st July 1958 - In the zoo of Washington, a 2-year old girl goes in a cage and she is killed by a lion.
Cover by Walter Molino.
8th June 1958 - In Mezzane di Sotto, a little town near Verona (Veneto, Northern Italy), a 9-year old boy is trailed by a cow. The boy died.
Back cover by Walter Molino.
18th May 1958 - In Duisburg (Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany), a disabled little girl is visited by the circus thet she wanted to watch. After the show, the elephant gave the girl a hat full of money collected among the spectators.
Back cover by Walter Molino.
10th August 1958 - In Vaprio d'Adda, near Milan, a 11-year old boy points his father's rifle to a 10-year old girl who was playing with him and kills her. He didn't know that the rifle was charged.
Back cover by Rino Ferrari.
15th March 1959 - In Salerno (Campania, Southern Italy), a 4-year old boy falls from his home's balcony, on the fifth floor. He hangs on the wire clothes hanger on the fourth floor, but it breaks. Then he hangs on the wire clothes hanger on the third floor and a student saves him.
Cover by Walter Molino.
21th June 1959 - In Trieste (Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Northern Italy), a 2-year old girl falls from the fouth fall and she is saved by roses. The little girl had superficial wounds only.
Back cover by Walter Molino.
23rd August 1959 - Saved by a miracle.
Cover by Rino Ferrari.
11th October 1959 - Dramatic high C from the chest by a little Claudio Villa.
Claudio Villa was one of the most popular Italian crooners in the 1950s and in the 1960s.
Cover by Walter Molino.
27th November 1960 - In Amuda (Syria), 600 children are surprised by a fire while watching documentaries in a cinema. In the tragedy, 150 children died.
Cover by Walter Molino.

Selected covers of Italian weekly newsmagazine La Domenica del Corriere.


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 1968) were the most popular authors of covers for La Domenica del Corriere.

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