People, Jan. 18, 1960

The week brought a high concentration of notable high-number birthdays. In Bonn, West Germany's Chancellor Konrad Adenauer turned 84, talked and looked 20 years younger. In his Palais Schaumburg office, der Alte got congratulations and gifts, sipped German wine and, as one admiring newsman neatly put it, stood through four hours of the celebration "straight as the No. 1." In Washington, both sides of the House of Representatives gushingly vied to pay tribute to Speaker Sam Rayburn, turning 78 and rolling into his 47th year in Congress, his 15th as Speaker. Before taking...

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