Tag Archives: 1965

July 25th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1965, the following ad for Rattanland By The Sea ran in the Long Beach Independent-Telegram. Rattanland By The Sea was located at 217 Main Street in Seal Beach and was the second showroom for Rattanland in … Continue reading

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June 15th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1965, The Delicates appeared for one night only at Larry’s Goldfinger’s A-Go-G0 with Adrian Lloyd IV and Donn Coats filling out the rest of the bill. If Larry’s Goldfinger’s A-Go-Go is remembered at all today, it’s as … Continue reading

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May 8th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1965, local theater-lovers of all ages could stroll to Main Street and treat themselves to a Saturday show (or two) at the Peppermint Playhouse. In the afternoon, there was a matinee of “Sleeping Beauty” for the kiddies. a few … Continue reading

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April 23rd in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1965, the Long Beach Independent ran the following ad for the final performances of “Suds In Your Eye,” directed by Larry Johns. – Michael Dobkins

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April 21st in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1965, construction foreman Russel Wolfing, 44, plummeted ninety feet to his death when a cable holding a platform snapped as it was being run through a pulley. The platform was being installed on North American Aviation’s one … Continue reading

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April 18th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1965, the Long Beach Independent ran the follow ad for Phil Roth’s K & R Scandinavian Imports on Main Street.   Today you can’t find imported furniture, glassware, and high fidelity audio electronics at 322 Main Street, … Continue reading

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April 15th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1965, the Orange County district attorney’s office charged Larry Doyle Lyons, 20, and John Warren Hilliard, 18, of conspiracy to prevent Alan M. Lennot, 17, from going to combat duty in Viet Nam. Lennot, a paratrooper stationed … Continue reading

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