Get out there this weekend to celebrate the golden anniversary.
Though the story got the lead photos on the page the most important story Monday October 22, 1962 was the burgeoning Cuban Missile crisis.
Details were still fuzzy at this point but Washington D.C. was abuzz with activity.
The situation was serious and one indication was even in an election year the Republican Congressional Campaign Committee pledged whole-hearted support of the President John F. Kennedy.
• In other news on the page a San Luis Obispo man was arrested on suspicion of murder. Amos Yeigh, 39, was charged with the death of his step-daughter Terryl Lee Yeigh, 16. A UPI story from the next day said that he confessed to the crime.
• Standard Oil was conducting seismic testing between Pt. Arguello and Pt. Buchon. Underwater blasts were slated to take place four to 15 miles offshore in waters over 100 feet deep.