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645266

The very beginning of the O.J. Simpson media circus...

Item #645266

June 14, 1994

LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 14, 1994 



* Murder of Nicole Brown Simpson & Ron Goldman

* Football great O. J. Simpson a suspect ?

* First report from the city where it happened




The significance of this issue is the relatively inconspicuous report on the front page with just a one column heading: "O.J. Simpson's Ex-Wife, Man Found Slain", in a newspaper from the city where... See More  

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664200

Rabbi Menachem Schneerson's funeral...

Item #664200

June 13, 1994

LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 13, 1994



* Menachem Mendal Schneerson death funeral

* Orthodox Jewish rabbi - Jews - Judaica




The front page has a large photo with a one-column heading: "Famed Rabbi's Funeral Draws Thousands", with more on an inside page which include a small photo of him. Considerable details regarding his life are included. See images for details.

Other news of the ... See More  

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651335

Final nail in Apartheid...

South Africa holds 1st fully multi-cultural elections...

Item #651335

April 27, 1994

LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 27, 1994



* The final nail in Apartheid

* South Africa holds 1st fully multi-cultural elections

* Truly historic moment - Nelson Mandela would be elected

* The funeral of (and a tribute to) Richard Nixon




The front page has: "S. Africans Cast Historic Votes," with subheading: "Hospitalized, retirees and disabled flock to polls in high spirits on first... See More  

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644810

Death of famed comedic actor John Candy...

Item #644810

March 05, 1994

LOS ANGELES TIMES, March 5, 1994



* John Candy death (1st report)

* Canadian actor - comedian

* Hollywood movie - film comedy

* Best title to be had ?




The bottom of the front page has a heading: "Comic Actor John Candy Dies at Mexico Filming Site" with subhead: "Star of SCTV" and 'Planes, Trains & Automobiles' was 43. He Reportedly Suffered a Heart Attack.&q... See More  

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645645

Death of musician Frank Zappa...

Item #645645

December 06, 1993

LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 6, 1993 



* Frank Zappa death (1st report)

* American musician - activist - filmmaker

* "The Mothers of Invention" rock band




The front page has a one column heading: "Frank Zappa, Iconoclast of Rock, Dies at 52" The article carries over to page 22 and includes a photo of him.

Great to have this report in a newspaper from the home of the ... See More  

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646883

The death of famed singer Marian Anderson...

Item #646883

April 09, 1993

LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 9, 1993 



* Marian Anderson death

* African American Contralto

* Lincoln Memorial concert fame




The bottom of the front page has a report headed: "Trailblazing Contralto Marian Anderson Dies" with subhead: "The Black Singer Overcame Prejudice to Gain Worldwide Acclaim for Her Concert Hall Artistry". Included is a photo of her from 1939.

The ... See More  

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653299

Death of screen legends Lillian Gish and Ruby Keeler...

Item #653299

March 01, 1993

LOS ANGELES TIMES, March 1, 1993 



* Lillian Gish death (1st report)

* Hollywood movie - film actress

* Ruby Keeler death (1st report)

* Musical actress - singer - dancer

* Best title to be had ?




The bottom half of the ftpg. has a boxed section headed: "Death Takes Screen Legend Gish and Dance Star Keeler" with photos of both Ruby Keeler and Lillian Gish. The articles of bo... See More  

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654788

Arthur Ashe's death report - dies of AIDS...

Item #654788

February 07, 1993

LOS ANGELES TIMES, February 7, 1993 (2-sections)



* Arthur Ashe's death report

* dies of AIDS...

* Only African-American to win both Wimbledon and the U.S. Open (at the time of his death)




Both the front page and the 1st page of the Sports Section tell of the death of Arthur Ashe.

Included are the main section and the Sports Section - both which are in excellent condition.... See More  

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644792

Death of famed actress Audrey Hepburn...

Item #644792

January 21, 1993

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Jan. 21, 1993 



* Audrey Hepburn death (1st report)

* Actress, model, dancer & humanitarian

* Hollywood golden age movie - film

* Best title to be had ?




The bottom of the front page has a boxed report headed: "Audrey Hepburn, Actress and Humanitarian, Dies" at age 63, with a color photo of her (see). The article carries over to take most of page 28 wit... See More  

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583400

Death of Chancellor Willy Brandt...

Item #583400

October 09, 1992

BILD, Berlin, Germany, Oct. 9, 1992  The front page is dominated by a very large photo of Willy Brandt with the heading at the top announcing: "Willy Brandt Is Dead".  Brandt was a noted political figure in Germany, serving as mayor of West Berlin from 1957-1966, then as Chancellor of West Germany from 1969 thru 1974. He was mayor Berlin when the Berlin Wall was constructed, bu... See More  

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672612

Hurricane Andrew hits Miami, Florida...

Item #672612

August 25, 1992

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Aug. 25, 1992



* Hurricane Andrew hits Miami, Florida

* Category 5 Atlantic Ocean storm disaster




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "Hurricane Lashes Florida; 10 Killed, Damage in Billions" with subhead and related photo. Coverage continues inside with a few more photos.

Complete 1st section only with 30 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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637409

The most powerful earthquake in 40 years...

1992 Landers earthquake...

Item #637409

June 29, 1992

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Los Angeles, California, June 29, 1992



* The 1992 Landers earthquake

* The most powerful earthquake in 40 years




The front page has the two-line banner heading: "2 Strong Quakes Jolt Wide Area - 7.4 Desert Temblor Is Sharpest in 40 Years", with a map and photo. Inside has pages of related photos and articles regarding the devastation. Great to have this coverage ... See More  

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652312

Death of famed actress Marlene Dietrich...

Item #652312

May 07, 1992

LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 7, 1992 



* Marlene Dietrich death (1st report)

* German-American movie film actress

* Best title to be had ?




The bottom of the front page has a heading: "Marlene Dietrich, Classic Femme Fatale, Dies at 90" with subhead: "In Her Sultry Roles, she Brought a Worldly Sexuality & a Hint of Decadence to the Screen." A photo of her is included. ... See More  

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566077

Reds and Blue Jays picked as the favorites for World Series by TSN...

Item #566077

April 06, 1992

THE SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, Missouri, April 6, 1992



Certainly the premier newspaper/magazine for the sporting world, its 40+ pages are simply filled with the latest news in American sports, including a front page photo which was the highlight of the week. The top names and events of all American sports eventually found their way in the pages of The Sporting News.



* Reds and Blue Jays picke... See More  

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222110

Buffalo Bills Win AFC....

Item #222110

January 20, 1992

THE SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, Missouri, January 20, 1992.



The front page of this issue shows a photo of the Buffalo Bills titled, "Two for the Show - The Bills Win an Encore Trip to the Super Bowl and a Showdown Against the Redskins".



Additional content within this issue relates to: Barry Sanders, Karl Malone, and much more.



Certainly the premier newspaper/magazine for the sporting worl
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214650

Some people...good athletes than good citizens

Item #214650

December 16, 1991

THE SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, Missouri, December 16, 1991.



Certainly the premier newspaper/magazine for the sporting world, its 40+ pages are simply filled with the latest news in American sports, including a front page photo which was the highlight of the week. The top names and events of all American sports eventually found their way in the pages of The Sporting News.



The front page photo of
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214449

Twins beat the Braves

Item #214449

November 04, 1991

THE SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, Missouri, November 4, 1991.



Certainly the premier newspaper/magazine for the sporting world, its 40+ pages are simply filled with the latest news in American sports, including a front page photo which was the highlight of the week. The top names and events of all American sports eventually found their way in the pages of The Sporting News.



The front page
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672600

Paul Brown death... Cleveland Browns founder...

Item #672600

August 06, 1991

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Aug. 6, 1991



* Coach Paul Brown death - NFL football

* Cleveland Browns founder & 1st coach




The bottom of the front is a small photo of Paul Brown with heading: "Football Legend Dies At 82" (see) The front page of the sport's section has a two column heading: "Paul Brown, Innovator for NFL, Dies at 82" with subhead and another small photo of Br... See More  

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637015

Desert Storm ends...

Item #637015

February 28, 1991

DAILY LOCAL NEWS - Special Gulf Report, Chester County, Pennsylvania, February 28, 1991



* War in Iraq ends

* Desert Storm is over



The nice banner headline proclaims: "Cease-Fire" with additional photos and supporting text. This newspaper announces the end of the war on Iraq and brings to conclusion the successful attempt to drive Iraq from Kuwait.

Complete 1st section, in very go... See More  

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637017

Desert Storm ends...

Item #637017

February 28, 1991

DAILY BREEZE, Los Angeles County - South Bay Region, Torrance, California, February 28, 1991



* War in Iraq ends

* Desert Storm is over



The nice banner headline proclaims: "Bush: 'Kuwait is liberated. Iraq's army is defeated.... The was is now behind us.' VICTORY" with additional photos and supporting text. This newspaper announces the end of the war on Iraq and brings ... See More  

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637029

Desert Storm ends...

Item #637029

February 28, 1991

DAILY BREEZE, Los Angeles County - South Bay Region, Torrance, California, February 28, 1991



* War in Iraq ends

* Desert Storm is over



The nice banner headline proclaims: "Bush: 'Kuwait is liberated. Iraq's army is defeated.... The was is now behind us.' VICTORY" with additional photos and supporting text. This newspaper announces the end of the war on Iraq and brings ... See More  

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637032

Desert Storm ends...

Item #637032

February 28, 1991

THE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS, Burlington, Vermont, February 28, 1991



* War in Iraq ends

* Desert Storm is over



The nice banner headline proclaims: "CEASE-FIRE - Bush halts fighting: "War is now behind us" with additional photos and supporting text. This newspaper announces the end of the war on Iraq and brings to conclusion the successful attempt to drive Iraq from Kuwait.

Comp... See More  

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566692

Baseball player's salaries...

Item #566692

December 31, 1990

THE SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, Missouri, December 31, 1990



Certainly the premier newspaper/magazine for the sporting world, its 40+ pages are simply filled with the latest news in American sports, including a front page photo which was the highlight of the week. The top names and events of all American sports eventually found their way in the pages of The Sporting News.



* "Prescription f... See More  

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645464

Review & premiere of "Goodfellas", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #645464

September 19, 1990

LOS ANGELES TIMES, September 19, 1990



* Best "Goddfellas" film advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere review

* Martin Scorsese - crime - mobsters - mafia




A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Goodfellas" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood ... See More  

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650271

Death of guitar great Stievie Ray Vaughan...

Item #650271

August 28, 1990

LOS ANGELES TIMES, August 28, 1990 



* Stevie Ray Vaughan death (1st report)

* Guitarist - singer - musician - songwriter




The bottom of the ftpg. has a report headed: "Stevie Ray Vaughan, Guitar Great, Dies in Copter Crash" with subhead: "The Grammy-winning performer had just completed a Wisconsin concert. Four others are killed." The article carries over to page 13 ... See More  

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664806

Death of famed singer Luther Vandross...

Item #664806

August 28, 1990

LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 2, 2005 



* Luther Vandross death (1st report)

* R&B music singer & songwriter




The bottom of the ftpg. has a brief item: "Luther Vandross, 54, Remapped Soul Singing" with a photos of him captioned: "An Icon: Vandross, who suffered a stroke in 2003, stood apart as singer of eloquence." The primarily article is on page B18 with a banner... See More  

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559667

Ryan Nolan... honor of 300...

Item #559667

August 02, 1990

THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS, from Dallas, Texas, dated August 2, 1990 This is the "Nolan Ryan Special Section" with the very nice, large colored photo of Nolan Ryan with the headline "Expressly Ryan In honor of 300" in celebration of his major league 300th game victory. The section contains various reports and well-wishings.



This is "Section H" only containing 18 pages... See More  

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672874

Nolan Ryan wins his 300th game...

Item #672874

August 01, 1990

USA TODAY, August 1, 1990   The front page of the Sports Section tells of Nolan Ryan achieving his 300th victory, with a photo of him. The heading reads "Ryan joins the 300 club" "At the time he was only the 20th Major League Baseball pitcher to ever do so. 



Sports section only, nice condition.

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668374

Death of Muppets creator Jim Henson & entertainer extraordinaire Sammy Davis Jr. ...

Item #668374

May 17, 1990

LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 17, 1990 



* Jim Henson death (1st report)

* "The Muppets" creator - puppeteer


* Sammy Davis Jr. death (1st report)

* Singer - actor - dancer - comedian

* Best title to be had ?




The bottom of the ftpg. has two notable announcements: "Consummate Entertainer Sammy Davis Jr. Dies at 64" with a photo of him, and the other: "Jim Henson Dies ... See More  

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672592

Death of famed actress Paulette Goddard...

Item #672592

April 24, 1990

LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 24, 1990



* Paulette Goddard death (1st report)

* Movie - film & Broadway actress

* Charlie Chaplin's leading lady

* Best title to be had ?




The bottom of the ftpg. has small photo of Goddard with heading: "Paulette Goddard Dies" the top of page 30 has a one column heading: "Films' Paulette Goddard; Was Saucy Star of 1930s and '40s&quo... See More  

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644812

Death of famed actress Greta Garbo...

Item #644812

April 16, 1990

LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 16, 1990 



* Greta Garbo death (1st report)

* Swedish-American actress

* Hollywood film movie star

* Best title to be had ?




The bottom of the ftpg. has an article headed: "Greta Garbo, Alluring but Aloof Film Star, Dies at 84" with a photo of her from 1928. The article carries over to pages 26 & 27 where there are 3 more photos of her.

Great to ... See More  

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644814

Death of famed actress Ava Gardner...

Item #644814

January 26, 1990

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Jan. 26, 1990 



* Ava Gardner death (1st report)

* Movie - film actress & singer

* Best title to be had ?




The bottom of the ftpg. has an article headed: "Ava Gardner, Sultry Film Star, Dies at 67 in London." and includes a photo of her. The article carries over to page 22 where there are 2 more photos of her, with husbands Mickey Rooney and Frank Sinatr... See More  

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655067

Death of famed actress Barbara Stanwyck...

Item #655067

January 21, 1990

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Jan. 21, 1990



* Barbara Stanwyck death (1st report)

* Movie - film & TV actress model singer

* Best title to be had ?




The bottom of the ftpg. has an article headed: "Barbara Stanwyck Dies; Career Spanned 60 Years" which includes a photo of her. The article carries over to page 36.

Great to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainme... See More  

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583389

On the fall of the Berlin Wall...

Item #583389

January 02, 1990

BZ, Berlin, Germany, January 2, 1990 



* Fall of the Berlin Wall

* Best title to have in




With the recent fall of the Berlin Wall (Nov. 9, 1989) it is not surprising that this headline: "Brandenburg Gate: The Climbing Disaster" would appear in a Berlin newspaper, as the celebration of the Germans in its fall led to injuries by jubilant citizens (see photos on inside pages).

Gr... See More  

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550494

Brandenburg Gate is open...

Item #550494

December 23, 1989

B-Z, Berlin, Germany, December 23, 1989



* Berlin Wall falls

* Brandenburg Gate opens

* Helmut Kohl & Hans Modrow




See the photo below for the dramatic and historic front page--in a newspaper from Berlin, Germany!



Translates to: "Berlin Wall, Enjoy Yourself!" with a front page photo of a huge crowd at the Brandenburg Gate, apparently oblivious to the rain & storm of that... See More  

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564662

Brandenburg Gate is open... In a Berlin newspaper!

Item #564662

December 23, 1989

B-Z, Berlin, Germany, December 23, 1989  A great issue on the fall of the Berlin Wall, with a banner headline proclaiming (translated): "Berlin, Rejoice!" The front page photo shows a huge crowd at the Brandenburg Gate, apparently oblivious to the rain & storm of that day, as they prepare to celebrate Christmas without the Wall.

Some very nice photos on pages 2-5, two showing r... See More  

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599386

Brandenburg Gate is open...

Item #599386

December 23, 1989

B-Z, Berlin, Germany, December 23, 1989  A great issue on the fall of the Berlin Wall, with a banner headline proclaiming (translated): "Berlin, Rejoice!" The front page photo shows a huge crowd at the Brandenburg Gate, apparently oblivious to the rain & storm of that day, as they prepare to celebrate Christmas without the Wall.

Some very nice photos on pages 2-5, two showing r... See More  

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583403

Fall of the Berlin Wall...

Item #583403

November 11, 1989

BERLINER MORGENPOST, Berlin, Germany, Nov. 11, 1989  This issue is just two days after the official fall of the Berlin Wall, with the banner headline proclaiming: "The Wall is Crumbling: 9 New Crossings Rejoicing on the Streets of Berlin.". There are two color front page photos concerning the celebration at the Berlin Wall. Great to have this report in a Berlin newspaper.

Complete ... See More  

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564372

The A's Capture the Title... Earthquake...

Item #564372

November 06, 1989

THE SPORTING NEWS, from St. Louis, Missouri, dated November 6, 1989.



The front page of this issue shows a photo of the Oakland A's titled, "The A's Have It", which relates to Oakland capturing the Bay Area World Series.



This was the first World Series sweep since 1976 and was disrupted for 10-days due to an earthquake which struck at the beginning of the third game.



Additiona
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218914

Oakland vs. San Francisco, World Series...

Item #218914

October 23, 1989

THE SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, Missouri, October 23, 1989.



The front page photo of this issue shows "The Battle By The Bay - Oakland and San Francisco collide in the World Series."



Additional content within this issue relates to Andre Ware, Pat Dye, Mark Spitz, Dave Stewart, and much more.



Certainly the premier newspaper/magazine for the sporting world, its 40+ page
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653486

Very early newspaper report on the San Francisco earthquake...

Item #653486

October 18, 1989

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE--EXTRA, EXTRA, EXTRA, Oct. 18, 1989 



* San Francisco earthquake (1ST REPORT)

* Best title to be had ?




This was one of the earliest editions on the street after the earthquake. The banner headline proclaims: "HUNDREDS DEAD IN HUGE QUAKE" with several subheads, plus a large photo of a collapsed apartment building. The first 8 of the 16 pages are exclusiv... See More  

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668344

The San Francisco earthquake in a local newspaper...

Item #668344

October 18, 1989

THE PENINSULA TIMES TRIBUNE, Palo Alto, California, Oct. 18, 1989 



* San Francisco earthquake



The dramatic headline appears at the very top, above the title: "KILLER QUAKE" with two large color photos and another headline: "Death Toll Put at 271". More photos and text inside.

Great to have this report from a city very close to the disaster.

Complete in 46 pages wit... See More  

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647722

Death of Bette Davis in a L.A. paper...

Item #647722

October 08, 1989

LOS ANGELES TIMES, October 8, 1989



* Bette Davis death (1st report)

* Hollywood movie - film actress

* Best title to be had ?




The bottom of the front has a two column heading: "Lavish Tributes Pour In for Film Star Bette Davis" with caption: "She Dies in Paris at 81" and photo. (see) More on pages 58 & 59. Nice to have this death report in a newspaper from the capit... See More  

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645250

Death of famed song writer Irvin Berlin...

Item #645250

September 23, 1989

SCOTTSDALE PROGRESS, Arizona, Sept. 23, 1989  The banner headline at the top of the ftpg. announces: "Irving Berlin Dies; Songs Never Will" plus subhead: "Wrote 'God Bless America', 'White Christmas', Other Classics", plus a photo of him. The article carries over to the back page.

Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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671748

Rudolf Hess death... Hitler's deputy...

Item #671748

August 17, 1989

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Aug. 17, 1987



* Rudolf Hess death (1st report)

* Adolph Hitler's deputy

* Nazi Party - Germany




The front page has a two column heading: "Rudolf Hess Dies After Half-Century in Prison" with photo. (see)

Complete 1st section only with all22 pages, nice condition.

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662932

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar retires after Pistons win....

Item #662932

June 14, 1989

LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 14, 1989



* Kareem Abdul-Jabbar last NBA Lakers game

* Detroit Pistons win basketball championship

* Best title to be had - rare as such




The front page has a thrree column photo with heading: "Lakers and Kareem Bow Out" (see) The front page of the sport's section has a banner headline: "Pistons End a Reign, Cap a Careeer" with subheads and pho... See More  

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660930

Calgary Flames win their 1st Stanley Cup...

Item #660930

June 05, 1989

THE SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, Missouri, June 5, 1989



* Calgary Flames win their first Stanley Cup



The front page has a small photo of Lanny James holding the Stanley Cup over his head in celebration of the first-ever Stanley Cup win. Related coverage is found on inside pages.

This tabloid-size newspaper is a complete issue in nice, clean condition. See images for details.... See More  

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644581

Death of SNL star Gilda Radner...

Item #644581

May 21, 1989

LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 21, 1989 



* Gilda Radner death (1st report)

* American actress - comedian

* "Saturday Night Live" fame

* Best title to be had ?




The bottom of the front page has a photo and brief report announcing the death of Gilda Radner, one of the original cast members of "Saturday Night Live". A lengthier article headed: "Saturday Night Live Star G... See More  

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670310

Death of "comic genius" Lucille Ball...

Item #670310

April 27, 1989

LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 27, 1989



* Lucille Ball death (1st report)

* Actress - comedienne -  model

* "I Love Lucy" television sitcom

* Best title to be had ?




The top of the ftpg. has four photos of Lucille Ball with a ftpg. report headed: "Lucille Ball Dies; TV's Comic Genius Was 77" with a related subhead. Much more on her on page 3, including two more relat... See More  

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$172.00
566586

San Francisco wins their third Super Bowl of the decade...

Item #566586

January 30, 1989

THE SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, Missouri, January 30, 1989



Certainly the premier newspaper/magazine for the sporting world, its 40+ pages are simply filled with the latest news in American sports, including a front page photo which was the highlight of the week. The top names and events of all American sports eventually found their way in the pages of The Sporting News.



* San Francisco wins th... See More  

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