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 Steppling’s The Shaper opens at Nighthouse
Tent City homeless encampment established across from City Hall during Christmas