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Women in Little Tokyo Charged as B-Girls

October 28, 2009 |  1:00 pm

Oct. 28, 1959, Mirror Cover

And all this time, I thought people were joking about winning the Irish Sweepstakes.  The prolonged steel strike puts 6,100 local General Motors employees out of work. The affected factories are GM's Chevrolet, Fisher Body and truck plants in the San Fernando Valley and the Buick-Pontiac-Oldsmobile plant in South Gate. Note: GM called it the Van Nuys plant, but the factory was actually in Panorama City. 

Oct. 28, 1959, B-Girls
Oct. 28, 1959: Women working in a Little Tokyo restaurant are charged with violating the law against B-girls.


San Francisco’s ballpark is nearly ready, with an enormous parking area and seating for 44,000, the Mirror says … and Mickey Mantle says he wouldn't be surprised if the Yankees traded him.