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Entertaining the troops
  • Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Entertaining the troops

Posted On: 10:35 p.m. | July 21, 2010

April 9, 1945: Betty Hutton and other aspiring starlets sing with troops at the Hollywood Canteen, which was started by Bette Davis and others in 1942. View Post»

Dodgers' day of reckoning
  • Bill Varie / Los Angeles Times

Dodgers’ day of reckoning

Posted On: 10:05 p.m. | July 21, 2010

Oct. 4, 1977: Cars jam the parking lots of Dodger Stadium for the first game of the National League Championship Series playoffs. View Post»

Navy lights
  • Los Angeles Times Photographic Archive / UCLA

Navy lights

Posted On: 9:55 p.m. | July 21, 2010

May 25, 1946: Searchlights fill the sky to celebrate the end of Foreign Trade Week. View Post»

Billy Graham revival
  • Bill Murphy / Los Angeles Times

Billy Graham revival

Posted On: 7:35 p.m. | July 16, 2010

September 1949: The Rev. Billy Graham speaks at his first crusade in Los Angeles. View Post»

Oscars get ready for showtime
  • Larry Sharkey / Los Angeles Times

Oscars get ready for showtime

Posted On: 6:02 a.m. | July 16, 2010

March 2, 1970: Forty statuettes get Oscar treatment. View Post»

An eye for style
  • Cal Montney / Los Angeles Times

An eye for style

Posted On: 5:48 a.m. | July 16, 2010

Jan. 5, 1968: In announcing his nominees for 10 worst dressed women in the world, fashion critic Mr. Blackwell panned many Hollywood actresses including Ann-Margaret and Elizabeth Taylor. View Post»

Open doors at City Hall
  • Steve Fontanini / Los Angeles Times

Open doors at City Hall

Posted On: 5:32 a.m. | July 16, 2010

Sept. 18, 1990: Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley opens his office to the public. View Post»

Bird on the go
  • Los Angeles Times

Bird on the go

Posted On: 4:34 a.m. | July 9, 2010

Jan. 1, 1915: Probably the most unusual entry in the 1915 Rose Parade was that of a small runabout pulled by Cloudburst, an 8-foot-tall ostrich. View Post»

Spock as a cartoon
  • Mary Frampton / Los Angeles Times

Spock as a cartoon

Posted On: 4:28 a.m. | July 9, 2010

April 24, 1973: Stars from the original series lend their voices for "Star Trek: The Animated Series." View Post»

'Dragnet,' based on the LAPD
  • Harry Chase / Los Angeles Times

‘Dragnet,’ based on the LAPD

Posted On: 5:45 p.m. | June 29, 2010

Feb. 24, 1967: "Dragnet" was sometimes called a public relations machine for the LAPD. View Post»

'Tragedy by the sea' wins Pulitzer [updated]
  • Jack Gaunt / Los Angeles Times

‘Tragedy by the sea’ wins Pulitzer [updated]

Posted On: 5:44 p.m. | June 29, 2010

April 2, 1954: Times photographer Jack Gaunt was at his beachfront home when he heard a neighbor shout, " Something's happening on the beach!" Gaunt grabbed his Rolliflex camera and headed toward the shoreline. View Post»


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