Marvin Gaye shot dead by father; West Hollywood incorporates as The Creative City; Olympic games and arts festival.
Francis Ford Coppola sells Zoetrope Studios;
First Nihilist Olympics; 818 area code introduced for San Fernando and San Gabriel valleys; Humberto Galvez, creator of El Pollo Loco, opens new Pescado Mojado chain in Echo Park; John Stepplings The Shaper opens at Nighthouse theater.
Tent City homeless encampment established across from City Hall during Christmas holiday season.
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