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    THE FIRST MAN AND WOMAN TO ORBIT THE EARTH, SOVIET COSMONAUTS YURI GAGARIN AND VALENTINA TERESHKOVA, ARRIVED IN NEW YORK YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) EVENING.

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    Background: THE FIRST MAN AND WOMAN TO ORBIT THE EARTH, SOVIET COSMONAUTS YURI GAGARIN AND VALENTINA TERESHKOVA, ARRIVED IN NEW YORK YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) EVENING.

    THE TWO SPACE VOYAGERS WERE ON A BRIEF STOP-OVER VISIT ON THEIR WAY HOME FROM AN INTERNATIONAL AERONAUTIC CONFERENCE IN MEXICO CITY.

    SPEAKING TO THE PRESS SOON AFTER THEIR ARRIVAL AT IDLEWILL, VALENTINA TERESHKKOVA DENIED REPORTS THAT SHE WAS ENGAGED TO BACHELOR PAVEL POPOVICH.THE 26 YEAR-OLD RUSSIAN PIN-UP BLUSHED AS SHE REPLIES: "NO.IT WAS PROBABLY IN YOUR OWN PRESS.I AM NOT ENGAGED.BUT WHEN I GET MARRIED, YOU WILL FIND OUT."
    TODAY THE TWO COSMONAUTS VISITED THE UNITED NATIONS HEADQUARTERS AS GUESTS OF THE SECRETARY GENERAL, U THANT, WHO GAVE A RECEPTION IN THEIR HONOUR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE2YD4VH9OVIOCWL6D8CB66KXI
    Media URN:
    VLVAE2YD4VH9OVIOCWL6D8CB66KXI
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/10/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
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    Canister:
    N/A

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