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This weekend, Danny Thompson will take to the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah and try to break the speed record for a piston-engine car, a record his father broke in 1960.
Mickey Thompson did not want his son to die in a race car and would not let him compete as a kid. But it was all Danny wanted to do.
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Krakatoa blows its top, The Guinness Book of World Records debuts, "Mary Poppins" premieres, The Beatles meet The King, and a guitar great dies, all on this day.
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