Religion: Real Cool, Billy

Winding up a month-long crusade in Melbourne, Australia, Evangelist Billy Graham decided that God and Graham had done it again: "Both in total attendance and responses, this has surpassed any crusade of similar length." The staid city, which had all but run Evangelist Oral Roberts out of town in 1956, bucked cloudburst and heat wave to turn out some 714,000 strong for Graham's meetings in the Sydney Myer Music Bowl, the West Melbourne Stadium and the Melbourne Show Grounds, and more than 26,400 made "decisions for Christ."

Graham seemed to go over especially well...

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