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Larry Harnisch reflects on Los Angeles history

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Nikita, Film Bigwigs Gay at Studio Party

Sept. 19, 1959, Mirror Cover

Sept. 19, 1959: The Mirror-News gets a photo of Nikita Khrushchev from a TV monitor. An early frame grab!

Sept. 19, 1959, Mirror

And photos on the cover for the 10-star edition.

Sept. 19, 1959, Mirror

First celebrities to arrive at the studio to
greet the premier were Henry Fonda, producer Jerry Wald and Merle Oberon.
Next came Eddie Fisher and Elizabeth

Sept. 19, 1959, Mirror Studio

Miss Taylor wore a modestly cut Dior creation of navy blue wool with a hobble skirt. Her matching hat had a broad band of mink.

Sept. 19, 1959, Paul Coates

"What needs to be done in order to offset the propaganda victory of the moon rocket by the Russians is the installation of a Washex automatic toilet at the Ambassador Hotel by the Americans."

Edgar Schrater is sentenced to prison in the death of Brenda Emerson, 16, who died from an overdose of anesthetic during an abortion after being dumped on the grounds of St. Joseph Hospital in Burbank. 

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