The 70th polio case reported in the city ties the count from the 1942 epidemic in San Antonio. In that year a total of 70 cases occurred and that number has been matched in just the last two months.
Rock and roll records were removed from juke boxes at city swimming pools because of, according to the assistant parks director, “undesirable incidents” which allegedly were caused by the music.
San Antonio’s new Water Park U.S.A., located off Interstate 35 between Binz-Engleman and Coliseum Road, holds its grand opening. (It is now known as Splashtown U.S.A.)