James Dean Died Here: The Locations of America's Pop Culture Landmarks

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Santa Monica Press, 2003 - History - 310 pages
Packed with historical information, this travel guide explores the sites where pop culture history was made. With hundreds of photographs, this encyclopedic resource covers approximately 600 sites of the most famous and infamous pop culture events. The greatest landmarks from Americana, movies, music, tragedy, crime, television, and sports are included, such as where George Washington crossed the Delaware River; the diner in the film Diner; the site of the Planet of the Apes finale; the Hindenburg crash site; the Brady Bunch house; and the location of the 1980 Olympic “Miracle on Ice” hockey team victory. This offbeat travelogue provides the armchair traveler or road warrior tourist with all the information needed to visit America's pop culture sites of significance.

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Most people know where Lincoln was shot and where Jaws was filmed. But what about the site where Hugh Grant picked up hooker Divine Brown (it was the northeast corner of Sunset Boulevard and Courtney ... Read full review


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After 18 years in advertising as both a copywriter and creative director, Chris Epting opened the Surf City Advertising Company in 2001. He has created and written many popular advertising campaigns over the years for clients such as the Los Angeles Times, the Los Angeles Clippers, IHOP, CompUSA, Robbins Bros, and many more. Chris is the author of and photographer for the historic pictorials Images of America--Huntington Beach and Images of America--Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, both published by Arcadia. Originally from New York, Chris now lives in Huntington Beach, California with his wife Jean and their two children.

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