Tag Archives: 1966

Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

This week’s mystery movie was the 1966 Proteus Films release “The Shooting,” with Will Hutchins, Millie Perkins, Jack Nicholson, Warren Oates, Charles Eastman, Guy El Tsosie, Brandon Carroll, B.J. Merholz, Wally Moon, William Mackleprang and James Campbell. Photography by Gregory … Continue reading

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Christmas 1966: No Bad News at the Tucson Citizen

Note: This is an encore post from 2016. I finally tracked down the front page from the Tucson Citizen for Dec. 24, 1966, in which it followed the tradition of no bad news on Page 1. And a sample of … Continue reading

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Christmas 1966: No Bad News at the Tucson Citizen

I finally tracked down the front page from the Tucson Citizen for Dec. 24, 1966, in which it followed the tradition of no bad news on Page 1. And a sample of the Citizen’s weather poem.

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To Serve and to Collect — LAPD on EBay

An Ebay vendor is selling random issues of the LAPD’s Police Beat magazine from 1962 to 1967, including this issue featuring Chief William H. Parker, presumably honoring Parker after his death in 1966. Bidding starts at $16.95.

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Buzzie Bavasi, RIP

March 31, 1966 Buzzie Bavasi, center, with Don Drysdale and Sandy Koufax after they ended their holdouts on new contracts. Email me

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Christmas past

Dec. 5, 1966 Los Angeles Photograph by Judd Gunderson / Los Angeles Times   A nativity scene placed in the Plaza near Olvera Street. The Times said the Olvera Street merchants contributed donations to buy the hand-carved figures.

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Christmas past

Dec. 25, 1966Los Angeles   Los Angeles Times file photo The home of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Mokote, which won first place in a decorating contest at Deane Homes, Diamond Point, in Diamond Bar.

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Literary diversions

I.A.L. Diamond, Nov. 6, 1966

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