May 22, 1958
||Above, a stripteuse brings a lawsuit alleging botched plastic surgery -- on her neck. As if you can see her neck in this photo.|
At left, it's divorce No. 2 for Jack Webb, this time from actress Dorothy Towne ... Mourners bid farewell to Ronald Colman, who receives a 14-minute service at All Saints by the Sea Episcopal Church in Montecito, Calif. ... And we have a visually stunning map of commuting times in Los Angeles. Must be the influence of rock 'n' roll on L.A. radio stations. Because of the new freeways, downtown is within a 30-minute drive anywhere in Los Angeles County -- at least in off hours, The Times says.
May 8, 1958: Disc jockey Alan Freed is charged with "inciting the unlawful destruction of property" during a riot that broke out at a rock 'n' roll concert at the Boston Arena.