1967 Music

Newsflash -1967 Music Survey Results

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Pop Survey Names The Tops Of 1967 Music Here are the results of the year-end survey conducted by Pop Scene Service of the top music-makers in the nation. Male singer: NEIL DIAMOND, Frankie Valli, Donovan, Stevie Wonder, Mitch Ryder. Group: PAUL REVERE & THE RAIDERS, Monkees, Supremes, Beatles, Herman’s Hermits. Female Singer: CHER and PETULA […]

Muhammad Ali Saves

Newsflash from the Past: Muhammad Ali prevents a suicide in 1981

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Muhammad Ali talks man down from 9th-floor perch Copyright: The Associated Press  LOS ANGELES – (January 20, 1981) People on the ground urged the distraught 21-year-old man to jump. But former heavyweight boxer Muhammad Ali promised to help him find a job, and talked the man down from a ninth-floor fire escape. The man, whose […]

Sheriff to Destroy Gambling Gear – 1955

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Newsflash from the Past: Sheriff to Destroy Gambling Gear Los Angeles Times, November 10, 1955 — The Sheriff’s Department today plans to destroy some thousands of dollars’ worth of gambling equipment confiscated in raids during the last two years. Sheriff [Eugene W.] Biscailuz will supervise the destruction of the paraphernalia. It consists of pinball, marble […]