People: Nov. 3, 1961

Between relentless red-dogs on the field and yapping jackals in the stands, 14 lacerating seasons in the National Football League had made a philosopher of the New York Giants' golden-armed Quarterback Charlie Conerly, 40. Congratulated on a brilliant performance against the Los Angeles Rams that temporarily silenced armchair coaches who argue that he should be benched because of his age, Conerly thoughtfully observed: "When you win, you're an old pro. When you lose, you're an old man."

For the "epic force" with which he plumbed "the depths of the tortured South Slavic soul," Yugoslavia's Ivo Andric, 69, won the Nobel Prize for...

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