May 12, 1958

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Above, a landmark we actually saved — sort of. I’m still waiting for the Sinai and Olivet to be reinstalled … Below, celebrity journalism, 1950s style: Peter Lawford gets clipped by a hit-and-run driver and Gen. Rafael Trujillo of the Dominican Republic is mighty generous with the ladies: A car and a chinchilla coat to Zsa Zsa and an $8,400 ($61,216.70 USD 2007) Mercedes for Kim Novak …  And Red Skelton’s son Richard dies of leukemia in the heartbreaking conclusion of a tragic story.

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