Category Archives: 1964 High School Diary

Why does Nana have to be so terrible to my Mom, it makes me sad!

December 27, 1964, Monday. Nana bugs about everything! Didn’t do anything all day. I didn’t even get dressed. Nana stayed all night again. She opened her Christmas presents, but will probably return everything as usual. I couldn’t stand it if … Continue reading

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This Christmas Unk Ile announced he was going to sell the Maybelline Company

December 25, 1964, Saturday. My Fair Lady opens today Was too tired to get up with the kids. Slept until 2:00. I got a white leather coat lined in black fur, with a hood, which I didn’t like, so I’m … Continue reading

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Learned the true meaning of Christmas by caring about others more than myself

December 24, 1964, Thursday. (It was one year ago that Howard called me and we got back together.) This was the worst day of work. We were just flooded! I was on my feet for 9 hours without sitting. I … Continue reading

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Sometimes my Dad can be so unkind to my Mother, It makes me sad.

December 23, 1964, Wednesday Worked all day, it’s really getting tough these last days of Christmas. Everybody’s doing there last minute shopping and we’re just going crazy with wrapping. I got off for a break and Mom picked me up. … Continue reading

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I’m going to Santa Monica City College after graduation and Major in Drama

December 22, 1964, Tuesday Was 45 minutes late for work. Mom and Dad came by and we went out to lunch. Mom picked me up at about 7:00 and we just came home. I cut my hair again, because there … Continue reading

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A Polaroid Camera cost $116.00 in 1964, or about $800.00 in today’s money.

  December 21, 1964, Monday Worked all day long. My feet are just killing me. I haven’t started Christmas shopping. After work I took Janice home, then went shopping. We’re getting Daddy a Polaroid Camera, it cost $116. I’m paying … Continue reading

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Can’t wait until Christmas is over, so I can be done working two jobs

  December 20, 1964, Sunday I was just too tired to go to work at Jack’s Ranch Market and bag groceries this morning. My sister Donna took my place. I stayed home all day, didn’t even get dressed, just watched … Continue reading

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