1964 was the year we stood up… and split apart….”Once we went through it, there was no going back…”

June 19, 1964 Friday.

Was kinda sick, didn’t sleep to well. I just kept dreaming of Byran. I’d give anything to go out with him. I think he likes me a little, because he followed me to the Jib last night. We went to the Wall and Toes today. Jack was there, but Byron wasn’t. Tonight is Grad Night. Byran’s band, The Marauders, are playing at Disneyland. Marilyn and I went to the Culver Graduation, then picked up Sandy and Dianne Block and went back to the Wall in Santa Monica… but nobody good was there. After that we went to a party in Westchester, but the Cops broke it up. Then we cruised Fosters, but couldn’t find anything to do so we went home. Felt sick sorta.

saffrons rule 57 chevy 3

While the Country was going through major changes in 1964, I remained Clueless… Cruising in my 57 Chevy with the radio blasting, was the only thing on my mind that Summer. 

saffrons rule culver high Centaurs

Graduation Night for Culver City High School, Class of 64.

Saffrons Rule Class-of-1964

 PBS’s 1964: The Year That Transformed America, 

1964 was the year we stood up… and split apart. The year the Beatles came to America, Cassius Clay became Muhammad Ali, and three civil rights workers were murdered in Mississippi. “Once we went through it, there was no going back…”

1964 Preview

Be sure to visit my Maybelline Book Blog at http://www.maybellinebook.com/

Advertisements

About saffronsrule

Sharrie Williams is the author of The Maybelline Story and a direct descendant of the Maybelline Cosmetic Family. Great niece of Maybelline founder Tom Lyle Williams. Buy a signed copy today.
This entry was posted in 1960's Surf Culture, 1964 High School Diary, Chick Secrets, diary, Maybelline Girl, memoir, REALITY BLOG, Southern California 1964, teenage reality blog and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s