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1964 – year of the Beach Boy – Beatles – Battle of the Bands… the West Coast vs the East Coast, Tan vs Pale.

June 1, 1964, Sunday. Jannie doesn’t like Dave at all. Got up at 5 am to finish my term paper. My eyes are sunburned, so wore dark glasses to school. My sister Donna is real sick. She got a sore … Continue reading

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I’m not interested in the rich boy at the estate across the street. Hope he doesn’t bug me.

April 6, 1964, Monday. Ditched School Made my mind up, I wasn’t going to school today. Got up late, got dressed and left the house at 10:30, but didn’t go to school, instead went to Shelia’s. She’s pretty fat and … Continue reading

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The Supremes “Come See About Me,” was my song, while waiting for Howard to come back to me

March 23, 1964, Monday. Busy Day. Leaving for Crestline Tomorrow. Mom and Dad came home last night. They had a great time on their trip to San Francisco, but, Dad looked sick. Rained all day. Had my car radio fixed … Continue reading

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I love him, I hate him, I wish he would call… So frustrated at 16

March 11, 1964, Wednesday. Mad Day.  I hate Howard so much, I get mad when I think about it. Drove to school. Cold’s getting worse everyday. Almost fell asleep in class today. I was so tired after school I came home and … Continue reading

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Every girl I knew carried Maybelline Black Liquid-Eyeliner in her purse and wanted to look like Jean Shrimpton in 1964.

March 2, 1964, Monday, Told everyone I’m going with Howard. Ugly windy day. Drove to school. It rained last night. It was so windy my hair blew apart as soon as I got out of the car. Latest news is … Continue reading

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SURFERS RULE! There were a lot of boys from Dewey Weber Competition Team at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium watching Surf Films.

February 26, 1964, Wednesday, Didn’t like anyone at the Surf Films. Howard didn’t call Drove Vera and Jackie to school. Everyone was trying out for modeling except me, Dianne, Patty, Vera and Lauri. Did Pantomime in Drama. It wasn’t very … Continue reading

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Before Marina Del Rey Breakwater was built, Toe’s Beach was a surfing Mecca.

February 23, 1964, Sunday, Everyone thinks I’m engaged because of a ring Daddy found. Fun day, but, Howard didn’t call Woke up early, so I could go to the the beach. Lauri called so went with her to Toes. We … Continue reading

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