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Maybe I should forget having an acting career and just get a steady job!

  November 16, 1964, Monday. Took test on the book I read, “The Status Seekers,” It was pretty easy. After school we worked on the play, “Home Sweet Homicide.” I took Pearl home after rehearsal. My dad’s cousin, Bill Stroh, … Continue reading

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Got my first paycheck for $12.40…don’t think I can keep this up much longer it’s too hard

  November 14, 1964, Saturday Went to work at Jacks Ranch Market, emptying shopping carts as customers checkout. I let Pearl take my car and pick me up. We decided not to go to the audition, because it could just … Continue reading

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Culver City Centaurs drop to second place after losing to Luezinger

  November 13, 1964, Friday. Pearl and I babysat for my little sister Billee and my brother, Preston. We decided not to go anywhere, because, we’re tired of just driving around looking for boys and it was too cold to … Continue reading

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As a World War ll Vet, my Dad received a GI loan that gave him a lifetime of benefits, before the Maybelline Co sold

  November 11, 1964, Wednesday. Veterans Day! 19 years since WWll ended. No school today because of Veterans Day. I slept until noon then did my hair and cleaned the house. Daddy got out of the Veterans Hospital on a … Continue reading

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Had to go to MGM Studio and borrow $2.00 from Granddaddy for gas and a show

  November 10, 1964, Tuesday. It was a crummy day. It rained so hard we had to stay on campus for lunch. After school my sister Donna and I went to Pearls, then I had to meet granddaddy at the … Continue reading

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Working for $1.25 an hour only to get a ticket from Cops who want my phone number.

  November 7, 1964, Saturday. Forgot to tell you, yesterday my sister Donna left my car radio on all day and after school the battery was dead. The school had to recharge it, but it died when I turned it … Continue reading

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If Culver City High’s Football Team wins next week, we’ll be in the LEAGUE! (Be True To Your School… Beach Boys)

November 6, 1964. Friday Went to the Football game with Sandy, Dianne, Pearl, Edna and Cheryl Nickles. We played at Morningside. We won 14-7. We’ve won every game so far. Next week if we win, we’ll be in the League! … Continue reading

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Strict rules at Culver City High School in 1964 almost disbanded Saffrons

  October 20, 1964, Tuesday. Mr. Scott came to our Saffron meeting. He didn’t disband us, but he said he would if we did anything bad again. We had to have papers taken home to be signed by our parents. … Continue reading

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There’s nothing worse than being told to “Bug Off” (“Needy Chick!”)

  October 15, 1964, Thursday. We called Byron and Jack and hung up. Was dead tired from staying up all night and bleaching my hair. Only got 6 hours sleep. After school I came home and went to sleep. Later, … Continue reading

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Our new pool put me back on “the most popular girl at Culver High list”

  October 10, 1964, Saturday. Went to Long Beach for a football game. XVIII Olympics in Tokyo. Went in the pool for the first time. It’s so small I hate it. I can walk in the deep end and my … Continue reading

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