80 1

Darby Crash ODs; First (and last) Annual L.A. Weekly Photo Contest; New Meiji
fast-food sushi outlets open; first L.A. Weekly Theater Awards;

Dorothy Stratten murdered;




80 2

Last Rockford Files episode airs;

Christina Ricci born in Santa Monica; Country Club opens in Reseda with Merle
Haggard show; restored Vista Theater opens with showing of Cecil B. De Mille’s

L.A. Dee Da scene column debuts in Weekly; anti-busing activist Bobbi Fiedler
defeats 10-term incumbent Democratic Congressman James Corman for Valley seat.

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