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The Westchester California band was known as the Crossfires in 1964, before becoming The Turtles.

  August 29, 1964, Saturday. I was with Howard and was at the dance with the Crossfires in Westchester. Was sick all day, but finally went to our family friend’s the Whieler’s for the night. I went to the dance … Continue reading

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It’s hard to believe in the goodness of life when I’m sick so much

¬†August 28, 1964, Friday. Sick again Woke up sick. Guess I’m in for it another two weeks. That means 4 weeks out of my Summer. Hate this Summer, it only brought me unhappiness. No fun, just sad nights. Why couldn’t … Continue reading

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Fabian, Shelley Fabares, Peter Brown, Barbara Eden, Tab Hunter, Susan Hart and James Mitchum in, RIDE THE WILD SURF

  August 27,1964, Thursday. Saw Howard with a girl. Stayed all night with Pearl. Couldn’t sleep. Just kept thinking how great it was walking into Denny’s with a boy and ignoring Howard. He kept looking as us but, I didn’t … Continue reading

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Dance, Dance, Dancing to the Beach Boys… at a Dance Contest in 1964

  August 26, 1964, Wednesday. Played a trick on Howard. Dance at Westchester Jewish Center, Esquires played. Tonight was the Dance. Went with Pearl Peskin, Marilyn Collier, Jacky Colgan, my sister Donna and her friend Teri Thompson. We got a … Continue reading

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Went to the TV Premiere of Marlo Thomas’ “That Girl” and loved it!!!

  August 25, 1964. Tuesday. Went to a TV Premiere. The rabbit got out so we called the SPCA. They said they found one so we went to get it, but it wasn’t ours. It was next door the whole … Continue reading

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My dad is so mad about ruining my car he’s making me get a job to pay for it

  August 24, 1964, Monday. Party at Toes was called off Went to the beach at 10:30 until 12:30. My sister Donna and her friend Terri Thompson had to be rescued by a life guard, because they were being thrown … Continue reading

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My bitchen 57 Chevy almost blew up on Coast Highway at Malibu Beach

August 23, 1964, Sunday. My car almost blew up at the beach Went to Church with my sister Donna and her friend Teri Thompson, so we could straight to the beach after. Pearl and Bonnie met us there. Then we … Continue reading

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