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"La Domenica del Corriere"_20

15th February 1925 - In London, the craze for crossword puzzles reaches dance halls.
Cover by Achille Beltrame.
26th August 1928 - In Turin (Piedmont, Northern Italy), a world competition among fire brigades.
Cover by Achille Beltrame.
1st September 1929 - In Villingen-Schwenningen (Baden-Württemberg, Germany), athletes throw iron balls with handle to show their strenght.
Cover by Achille Beltrame.
17th December 1933 - In New York, people celebrate the end of Prohibition.
Cover by Achille Beltrame.
24th February 1946 - In New York, a girl falls from the 27th stage of a skyscraper, but cables and a shop awning save her life.
From May 1945 to March 1946, La Domenica del Corriere was given the name La Domenica degli Italiani (The Sunday of Italians).
Cover by Rino Ferrari.
4th June 1951 - In France, a 10 kilometre foot race for postmen and postwomen.
Back cover by Rino Ferrari.
7th October 1956 - In Oslo, young people break shop windows, damage buses and trams, overturn cars and wound a man after watching a rock and roll movie. More than 30 people were deteined by the police.
Cover by Walter Molino.
16th March 1958 - In Mogliano Veneto, near Treviso (Veneto, Northern Italy), a man falls from a ladder and beats his head on a goose. The man was unharmed, the goose died.
Back cover by Walter Molino.
6th April 1958 - In Brussels, the building of Atomium for the 1958 World's Fair.
Cover by Walter Molino.
6th July 1958 - In Mogliano Veneto, near Treviso (Veneto, Northern Italy), a housewife finds a gold coin in a potato.
Cover by Walter Molino.
20th July 1958 - In Turin (Piedmont, Northern Italy), a 28-year old woman ia assaulted by a man in a train station, but she reacts by repeatedly hitting him with a bunch of roses. The roses were for a relative.
Back cover by Walter Molino.
4th January 1959 - In Rome, Princess Dorothy De Poliolo follows as a slave (and painting while walking) a Roman chariot, after losing a bet on a football match.
Back cover by Walter Molino.
18th January 1959 - In the New Year's Eve, some American tourists try to straighten Torre di Pisa (Tower of Pisa). The rear of their car broke.
Back cover by Walter Molino.
25th January 1959 - On the Macedonian shore (then Yugoslavia) of Doiran Lake (between Macedonia and Greece), a young shepherd strangles a wolf that killed one of his sheeps.
Back cover by Walter Molino.
21st February 1959 - In Antibes (Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France), two thieves try to steal alms in a church, but one of them is knocked down by the parish priest, who is a passionate judoka.
Back cover by Walter Molino.
5th April 1959 - In Cambridge, 15 students enter a telephone box.
Back cover by Walter Molino.
14th June 1959 - In Windhoek (Namibia), a cattle keeper halts the leopard that is attacking him by putting his fist in the animal's throat.
Back cover by Walter Molino.
19th July 1959 - In Milan, teddy-boys assault a young couple, but they are knocked down by a group of athlets.
Cover by Walter Molino.
2nd August 1959 - In Livorno (Tuscany, Central Italy), a cat causes a road accident.
Cover by Rino Ferrari.
27th Settembre 1959 - A barber shaves a tamer in the lions' cage.
Back cover by Walter Molino.
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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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La Domenica del Corriere Gallery

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