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Elizabeth Taylor gets married
  • Paul Calvert / Los Angeles Times

Elizabeth Taylor gets married

Posted On: 12:42 a.m. | November 16, 2011

Gathering up her gown, Elizebeth Taylor enters Church of the Good Shepherd in Beverly Hills for her marriage to Conrad 'Nick' Hilton Jr. View Post»

Storm floods downtown Los Angeles
  • Bill Knight / Los Angeles Times

Storm floods downtown Los Angeles

Posted On: 11:27 p.m. | November 14, 2011

Flooding on Flower between 5th and 6th Sts. during storm stall cars forces drivers to wade toward sidewalks. View Post»

Santa Fe locomotive goes through wall
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Santa Fe locomotive goes through wall

Posted On: 1:25 a.m. | November 14, 2011

A Santa Fe diesel passenger locomotive hangs over Aliso St. after running off the end of rails at Union Station. View Post»

Armistice Day [updated]
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Armistice Day [updated]

Posted On: 12:05 a.m. | November 11, 2011

On Nov. 11, 1918, Germany surrendered and World War 1 ended. Los Angeles erupted in celebration. Armistice Day became a national holiday and parades were held for years. View Post»

Korean War goodbye kiss
  • Frank Q. Brown / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Korean War goodbye kiss

Posted On: 12:23 a.m. | November 10, 2011

Pvt. Robert Maye and wife Gloria kiss goodbye during cal-lup of 160th Infantry Regiment for Korean War. View Post»

Eight caskets in one day
  • R.L. Oliver / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Eight caskets in one day

Posted On: 11:28 p.m. | November 8, 2011

As Vietnam War escalates, eight caskets carrying bodies of Southland soldiers arrive at Union Station the same day. View Post»

The Redwood closes and moves
  • Bill Murphy / Los Angeles Times

The Redwood closes and moves

Posted On: 12:15 a.m. | November 8, 2011

Redwood bar manager Bill Eaton, left, and owner Eddie Spivak, give a final toast to the Redwood Restaurant located on 1st St. between Spring and Broadway. View Post»

Building the Los Angeles Aqueduct
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Building the Los Angeles Aqueduct

Posted On: 11:03 a.m. | November 6, 2011

Construction of the Los Angeles Aqueduct, the most important public works structure in LA history. View Post»

Corky Carroll wins Surfboard Championships
  • Steve Fontanini / Los Angeles Times

Corky Carroll wins Surfboard Championships

Posted On: 10:31 p.m. | November 3, 2011

Corky Carroll, top, shows form that will carry him to men's championship in U.S. Surfboard Championships at Huntington Beach. View Post»

Fallout shelter becomes photo lab
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times

Fallout shelter becomes photo lab

Posted On: 12:24 a.m. | November 3, 2011

Students at Dunn School in Santa Ynez Valley work in photo lab in one end of the school's fallout shelter. View Post»

Shah of Iran tours aircraft carrier
  • Paul Calvert / Los Angeles Times

Shah of Iran tours aircraft carrier

Posted On: 11:26 p.m. | November 1, 2011

Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi, Shah of Iran, wearing his fleet admiral's braid, inspects U.S. Marines on the aircraft carrier Valley Forge at North Island, San Diego. View Post»

Protest at 'Moulin Rouge' premiere
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Protest at ‘Moulin Rouge’ premiere

Posted On: 12:38 a.m. | November 1, 2011

Director John Huston's political views are greeted by protests on picket placards as he and his entourage arrive for premiere of his film "Moulin Rouge" at Fox Wilshire Theater in Beverly Hills. View Post»

'Monster Mash' was a monster hit
  • Robert Gabriel / Los Angeles Times

‘Monster Mash’ was a monster hit

Posted On: 10:03 p.m. | October 30, 2011

On the 25th anniversary of the classic 1962 Halloween song, "Monster Mash" creator Bobby Pickett poses for Los Angeles Times photographer Robert Gabriel inside the Hollywood Wax Museum. View Post»

Smilin' Jack
  • Thomas Kelsey / Los Angeles Times

Smilin’ Jack

Posted On: 12:41 a.m. | October 28, 2011

Painter applies last minute touches to storage tank at the Unocal (now ConocoPhillips) storage tank at the company refinery in Wilmington. The gasoline storage tank, nicknamed 'Smilin' Jack' has been painted every halloween since 1952. View Post»

Jerry Lewis at Cannes
  • Larry Armstrong / Los Angeles Times

Jerry Lewis at Cannes

Posted On: 12:17 a.m. | October 27, 2011

Jerry Lewis strikes a classic pose while arriving at the opening ceremonies of the Cannes Film Festival accompanied by his wife SanDee. View Post»

The Rams chorus line

The Rams chorus line

Posted On: 12:34 a.m. | October 26, 2011

Los Angeles Rams linemen rehearse a dance for the upcoming Champions vs Multiple Sclerosis dinner at the Century Plaza. View Post»


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