1987 Timeline

Whittier earthquake; Weekly stages its first reader-polled Rock Music Awards; Reseda-based ZZZZ Best carpet-cleaning firm files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy;

Barry Minkow, 21, is sued by ZZZZ Best the company he founded; Marineland closes; Weekly launches Feminine Principle column;

Lilllian B. Disney donates $50 million toward construction of Walt Disney Hall, the L.A. Philharmonic’s new home, across from the Music Center;

Mattel Inc. closes last L.A.-area plant in Paramount and moves manufacturing operations to Mexico;

Weekly erroneously reports that 100 new multiplexes are planned to open in the Los Angeles area; Museum of Jurassic Technology opens.


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