|A number of New Yorkers, including boxer Cassius Clay [Muhammad Ali], reported seeing unidentified flying objects [UFOs] early Tuesday.||
Police headquarters said a patrolman in a squad car reported seeing a UFO over Queens.
Clay and a sport writer covering the boxer as he did his early-morning roadwork in Central Park sighted a bright light larger than a star light due east of Manhattan. Later, Clay, the reporter and trainers watched another point of light streaking due north until it was obscured by trees.
LaGuardia Airport police also received reports of UFOs.