February 10th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1954, the Long Beach Independent reported that three young ladies drew straws hoping for some omen of which one of them would be crowned Queen of the Seal Beach Youth Center Sweetheart Hop. The three finalists (left to right) were Sandra Anderson, 15; Patricia Bayer, 17, and Donna Wagner, 15.

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Sure, it may be an honor just to be a finalist, but history records that Donna Wagner was the one crowned Valentine Queen of the Sweetheart Hop on Saturday, February 13, 1954.

– Michael Dobkins

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