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Mary Mallory / Hollywood Heights: UCLA Festival of Preservation Features Newly Restored Films

Continuing its long tradition, UCLA presented its popular Festival of Preservation condensed into a mini film festival over one weekend, unlike those in the past spread out over a month. The selection covered the gamut of entertainment, from film noir … Continue reading

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Nov. 23, 1947: ‘Lonesome’ Woman Sought Threesomes and Husband, Ex-Wife Says

Kitty Higgins in all its uproarious humor. Note: This is an encore post from 2005 and originally appeared on the 1947project. This was rather a racy edition of The Times, especially for a Sunday paper. Next to the Kertz’s saga, … Continue reading

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Nov. 1, 1947: UCLA Ruffians Kidnap USC’s George Tirebiter!

Note: This is an encore post from 2005 and originally appeared on the 1947project. The assault on USC’s campus canine prompted angry letters to The Times and a pointed barb on the sports pages. “Whoever did that had a warped … Continue reading

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Aug. 17, 1947: At UCLA’s Gayleyville , Tough Times for Married Veterans

Note: This is an encore post from 2005 and originally appeared on the 1947project. Married veterans attending the Los Angeles campus of the University of California have discovered that the dollar—unlike some bank checks—doesn’t stretch like rubber. They have found … Continue reading

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Aug. 12, 1947: Distinguished UCLA English Instructor Dies in Plunge from S.F. Building; ‘He Was Not Married’

Note: This is an encore post from 2005 and originally appeared on the 1947project. Dr. Stanley Dean Johnson sounds like quite a fellow. He’s a specialist in the works of John Donne, having received his bachelor’s and master’s from the … Continue reading

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Conservatives Sexually Frustrated, UCLA Daily Bruin Says

Sept. 26, 1943: The Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen ends its strike against the Pacific Electric, with workers returning to their jobs at 2 a.m. Their first task is to untangle a “freight jam which had threatened to undermine the entire … Continue reading

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Game of the Century

By Keith Thursby, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer January 20, 2008 Watching a college basketball game on TV used to be a very big deal. Can it really be 40 years ago that a very young version of me–I was … Continue reading

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Game of the Century

J.R. Gonzales, who writes the Bayou City History blog at the Houston Chronicle, takes a look at the game from the Cougars’ perspective. Because this was a local story for the Chronicle, he’s got quite a few nice, sharp staff … Continue reading

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Game of the Century

By Robyn Norwood, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer January 20, 1998 "The Game of the Century," it was called. An audacious claim, considering there were still 32 years of basketball to play. The UCLA-Houston clash in the Houston Astrodome on … Continue reading

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Jan. 14, 1968 UCLA’s Lew Alcindor (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar) injures his eye in a game against Cal. Will he be ready for the Game of the Century on Jan. 20, 1968, against Houston in the Astrodome?    Email me

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Marion Davies

Marion Davies gives $10,374,451.61 USD 2006 for a children’s wing at UCLA Medical Center, the largest individual gift to the university up to that time.

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