The Daily Mirror

Los Angeles history

« Previous Post | The Daily Mirror Home | Next Post »

Get Perking: Coffee Hits 15 Cents a Cup

March 15, 2010 |  8:07 am

March 15, 1960, Freeway Flyer

Catch a snooze on the Freeway Flyer!

March 15, 1960, Coffee

March 15, 1960: Coffee goes to 15 cents a cup, which would be $1.07 today, adjusted for inflation. Not quite the price of a venti caramel brulee at Starbucks.

On the jump: “I married Caryl Chessman.”

March 15, 1960, Caryl Chessman

Quote of the day: “Like all women, I thought ‘I’ll change him.’ ”

-- Caryl Chessman’s ex-wife