Tag Archives: 1963

October 6th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1963, the Long Beach Independent Press Telegram’s Women’s section ran a profile of the posh Larsen Hall off-campus women’s dormitory at 1310 Electric Avenue in Seal Beach under the breezy headline, “Larsen Hall — Books ‘n … Continue reading

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September 5th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1963, the Seal Beach Woman’s Club held an open house for members to meet 16-year old Benjamin Gal-Lang Maynigo, the exchange student the club was sponsoring.  Benjamin hailed from the town of Rosales in Philippine Islands … Continue reading

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September 1st in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1963, The Bay Theater offered a family friendly double feature of Walt Disney’s Savage Sam (the amalgamated Texas pothound!) and Jerry Lewis as The Nutty Professor — both in color!   Theater opens at 1:15. Dial GE … Continue reading

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August 16th in Seal Beach History

 On this date in 1963, Village Bazaar ran this ad in the Long Beach Independent. Village Bazaar was a women’s fashion store that operated by Marie Rogers at 137 ½ Main Steet (although BankAmericard ads listed it as 139 Main Street).  … Continue reading

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August 11th in Seal Beach History

 On this date in 1963, the following ad ran in the Long Beach Independent for Rossmoor Leisure World. – Michael Dobkins

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May 5th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1963, Jim Scully, owner of the Ivory Tower Bookstore at 113 Main Street in Seal Beach ran an ad for a book in the Long Beach Independent and enjoyed a semi-private joke at the expense of … Continue reading

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