Yesterday the whole world celebrated the 50th anniversary of Valentina Tereshkova's historic space adventure. The solo flight of the Soviet's Vostok 6 spacecraft on the 16th of June 1963, aboard the first female cosmonaut, was a really big hit in the communist countries.

Even the Hungarian weekly car magazine dedicated its cover to the brave, ever smiling young woman (and the pilot of Vostok 5, Valery Bykovsky - seen below in his car.)