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Elvis is back
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Elvis is back

Posted On: 12:45 a.m. | August 5, 2011

In his first local performance in 13 years, Elvis Presley performs at the Forum in Inglewood. View Post»


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Louis Armstrong early birthday wishes
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Louis Armstrong early birthday wishes

Posted On: 6:53 p.m. | August 4, 2011

July 2, 1970: Louis Armstrong receives early birthday wishes from actresses Gloria Swanson and Fifi D’Orsay at NBC after a Johnny Carson taping of “Sun City Scandals.” The following evening, “Satchmo” Armstrong threw a lavish 70th birthday party at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. The jazz musician, best known for his coronet and trumpet playing, plus his trademark throaty... View Post»

LAX: The hareport chronicles
  • Art Rogers / Los Angeles Times

LAX: The hareport chronicles

Posted On: 12:44 a.m. | August 4, 2011

Art Rogers gets proof of jackrabbits at Los Angeles Municipal Airport. Mayor Fletcher Bowron still denied there were rabbits at the brand new airport. View Post»

Burbank Studios fire
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Burbank Studios fire

Posted On: 12:42 a.m. | August 3, 2011

Movie set of mock brownstone structures on "Boston St." burn at Burbank Studios ranch facility. View Post»

Piersall thumbs nose at Angel fan
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Piersall thumbs nose at Angel fan

Posted On: 12:41 a.m. | August 2, 2011

Washington Senators' Jimmy Piersall thumbs nose at spectator during game against the Angels. He later played for the Angels. View Post»

Bridgeport Covered Bridge
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Bridgeport Covered Bridge

Posted On: 12:39 a.m. | August 1, 2011

The Bridgeport covered bridge, a picturesque 233-foot span, is the oldest in the West, View Post»

Frank Sinatra at the Hollywood Bowl
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Frank Sinatra at the Hollywood Bowl

Posted On: 12:21 a.m. | July 29, 2011

Following a performance by the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Frank Sintra takes the stage for 10,000 screaming teenagers. View Post»

Frank Sinatra's in town
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Frank Sinatra’s in town

Posted On: 2:17 a.m. | July 28, 2011

Some 2000 fans besiege Frank Sinatra during his arrival at Pasadena train station. View Post»

The Los Angeles comes home
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The Los Angeles comes home

Posted On: 12:13 a.m. | July 27, 2011

The heavy cruiser USS Los Angeles arrives at Long Beach Harbor from a second tour in the Korean War. View Post»

The $6-million secretary
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The $6-million secretary

Posted On: 12:45 a.m. | July 26, 2011

Joyce Davis, secretary to Los Angeles City Treasurer Clifford Steele, poses for LA Times photographer with six one-million dollar Victory Bond notes. View Post»

Hair rebellion
  • Kathleen Ballard / Los Angeles Times

Hair rebellion

Posted On: 12:57 a.m. | July 25, 2011

Joe Villareal, 4, has long hair, so does his parents. He wants to cut it short like his neighbor Don Hudgens, 3. View Post»

Jean Harlow and Robert Taylor
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Jean Harlow and Robert Taylor

Posted On: 12:27 a.m. | July 22, 2011

Stars Jean Harlow and Robert Taylor return home after a trip to Washington D.C., to attend the birthday ball for President Roosevelt. View Post»

Nolan Ryan throws 235 pitches
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Nolan Ryan throws 235 pitches

Posted On: 12:48 a.m. | July 21, 2011

Nolan Ryan throws 235 pitches, strikes out 19, during an 13 inning effort against the Boston Red Sox. View Post»

Space shuttle Columbia
  • Cal Montney / Los Angeles Times

Space shuttle Columbia

Posted On: 12:51 a.m. | July 20, 2011

Space Shuttle Columbia completes 27 missions but on its 28th breaks up during re-entry. View Post»

Space shuttle Challenger
  • George R. Fry / Los Angeles Times

Space shuttle Challenger

Posted On: 12:53 a.m. | July 19, 2011

Los Angeles Times staff photos of the Space Shuttle Challenger. View Post»

1984 L.A. Olympic traffic miracle
  • Ian Dryden / Los Angeles Times

1984 L.A. Olympic traffic miracle

Posted On: 1:54 p.m. | July 17, 2011

The 'Carmaggedon' 405 weekend closure produced two days of light traffic. The 1984 Olympics had two weeks. View Post»


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