Topper's Seventieth Anniversary

You can dance anywhere, even if only in your heart. ~Author Unknown

Dinner Is Done And Dancing Begins (Page Three)

(October 21st 2016) Last Updated: 09/11/2019 10:38:AM

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club

Did You Know? - 1946 Trivia, Information, History and Fun Facts
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The Hotties and Fashion Icons: Lana Turner, Ava Gardner, Gene Tierney, Rita Hayworth, Lauren Bacall, Lana Turner, Betty Grable

The Quote: "The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything save our modes of thinking and we thus drift toward unparalleled catastrophe" – Albert Einstein

Time Magazine's Man of the Year: James F. Byrnes

Miss America:   Marilyn Buferd (Los Angeles, CA)

Nerd News:   Jacques Heim and Louis Reard designed the first bikini for public consumption, named after the Bikini Atoll in the Marshall Islands.

Mother Francis Xavier Cabrini became the first American Saint.

Fidelity Investments was founded in Boston, Massachusettes.

United Business Company, basically an accounting firm, was founded by Henry and Richard Bloch. The company was renamed H & R Block in 1955, and specialized in taxes for businesses nationwide.

Sept 1, 1946 The first Formula One Race took place in Turin, Italy and was won by Archille Varzi.

The Habit:   Reading 'Baby and Child Care' by Dr. Benjamin Spock

1st appearances & 1946's Most Popular Christmas gifts, toys and presents:   Magic 8 Ball (Syco Seer), Lionel Trains with 'steam', Streater Steam Shovel truck

Best Film Oscar Winner:   The Lost Weekend (presented in 1946)

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club
We are ready to dance now!

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club
We anxiously await tonights announcements

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club
"Welcome to our 70th Anniversary.... We have guests!"

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club
Donna and Bob Zaitz.... President(s) of Starlighters Dance Club!

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club
Will is our official "Birthday Boy"

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club
Celebrating Six Years Tonight!

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club
The floor is full... Attempting to work off the calories

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club
The music was great... the dancing even greater!

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club
Love that cha cha!

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club
Poetry in motion

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club
Checkout the shoes....

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club
The dance floor is a beehive of activity!

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club
The music keeps coming... The feet keep moving!

Quotation To Remember: "I don't have an attitude, I'm just REALLY good!" ~Dance Caravan

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club
"Right over here dear!"

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club
Ed succumbs to the "Champagne Siren"

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club
Getting ready for Vicky's announcement!

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club
Bernie still is a handsome devil at the young age of 95

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club
"We once looked like that?"

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club
Guess who?

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club
Iris was a model... and still could be!

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club
"Yes indeed... I was young once!"

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club
Around and around we go!

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club
The dance floor was a great shape this evening

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club
Visiting is still well underway back at the tables

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club
Sharing...

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club
The star of the evening... Martinelli's is the brand name of S. Martinelli & Company, a juice company based in Watsonville, California. The company is privately held by descendants of the founders.

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club
"Do tell!"

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club
Good friends from many years of dancing

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club
Deciding to cool off a bit...

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club
Good friends... Makes the dance even better!

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club
"I'm not so sure about this"

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club
Friendship is a significant value of our club

Quotation To Remember: All there is to be said for work compared to dance is that the latter is so much easier." ~Heywood Brown

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club
Mike and Brigitte... A beautiful couple

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club
Romance is in the air!

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club
"I promise not to drop you ..... this time!"

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club
Love those 1946 hats!

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club
Making the dance look so easy!

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club
Who is this masked person?

Quotation To Remember: All there is to be said for work compared to dance is that the latter is so much easier." ~Heywood Brown

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club
Now we are talking serious romance!

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club
"I've got my own Captain America! Wanna leave a little early dear?"

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club
"I'll go get the B-36 and meet you out front!"

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club
Dancing the night away

Topper's Dance Club 70th Anniversary 1946-2016 At the Long Beach Petroleum Club