September 17, 1985
Citing its start-up costs CompuSave Corp. of Irvine has announced that it lost nearly $4.8 million in its 1985 fiscal year ended May 31. The company went public in 1984 and there are no fiscal 1984 figures for comparison. Despite the loss, president Roger Miller said CompuSave executives are "extremely pleased with our accomplishments over the past year." The company manufactures an electronic, discount mail-order machine for supermarkets and other stores.
September 27, 1990 |
The United States Soccer Federation wants to bring back a national professional outdoor league. Federation President Alan Rothenberg announced Wednesday that a 16-member committee has been appointed to develop plans for an outdoor league. The last nationwide professional league was the North American Soccer League, which folded in 1985.
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November 8, 2001 |
Roy Boulting, a filmmaker who made some of Britain's best-known movies and later gained notoriety for his romance with and then marriage to the young actress Hayley Mills, has died. He was 87. Boulting died Monday of cancer in a hospital near his home in Eynsham, in southern England, said family friend Peter Evans. The movie maker worked alternately as director and producer with his identical twin, John. The brothers were considered major forces in the postwar British film industry.
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June 3, 2006 |
This fall 4,852 freshmen are expected to enroll at UCLA, but only 96, or 2%, are African American -- the lowest figure in decades and a growing concern at the Westwood campus. For several years, students, professors and administrators at UCLA have watched with discouragement as the numbers of black students declined. But the new figures, released this week, have shocked many on campus and prompted school leaders to declare the situation a crisis.
May 28, 1987 |
Federal investigators concluded today the 1985 New Year Eve plane crash that killed singer Rick Nelson and six other people was caused by a fire around a heater--not by free-basing of cocaine. The National Transportation Safety Board, releasing its report on the crash of the World War II-vintage DC-3, said while it could not establish that the blaze started in the cabin's gasoline-fueled heater, "There is no doubt that the fire did originate in the area of the heater."