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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


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