Tag Archives: 1964

June 16, 1964: 2 Dead in Bizarre Drowning, Overdose; ‘All Three Had Been Drinking Heavily’

Note: This is an encore post from 2005 and originally appeared on the 1947project. It was a follow-up to a post by Kim Cooper. Let’s suppose you and your sister came home from a hard day and found your husband … Continue reading

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L.A. Daily Mirror Retro Shopping Guide

So far, most of the retro gift suggestions have been books. But what if your significant other isn’t much of a reader? Well, then, how about this 1964 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz convertible owned by Charles Bronson? It’s listed at $34,500 … Continue reading

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Gunman Kills LAPD Officers Endler and Monaghan, Feb. 1, 1964

Feb. 1, 1964: Police Sgt. Charles Paul Monaghan and Officer Robert M. Endler of the Wilshire Division are shot to death while investigating a man passing a bad check at the Sears store, 4550 W. Pico Blvd. He was arrested … Continue reading

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The Whisky a Go Go Opens, Jan. 15, 1964

The Whisky a Go Go at Sunset Boulevard and Clark Street via Google Street View. Trentham Roberts, the proprietor of “The ‘60s at 50” blog, has an entry on the opening of Whisky a Go Go on Jan. 15, 1964.

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Christmas past

Dec. 18, 1964Los Angeles But what is this? Don’t tell me someone has turned this film into a play! Don’t tell me it’s at the Maverick Theater in Fullerton! Don’t tell me the poster looks like this:  

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