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In Photos: Historic moments of the Olympic Games -- Tokyo 1964

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1964 Tokyo Olympics -- The Blue Impulse acrobatic team of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force form five colored smoke rings, each measuring 1,800 meters in diameter, over the stadium at an altitude of 3,000 meters at the end of the opening ceremony. They had never previously successfully created the rings but managed to achieve the feat on the day.

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