6, 1960 - Tough guy Rychard Cramer, best remembered in
Sea, dies in Los Angeles, California, at the age of
- John McCabe releases the biography Mr.
Laurel and Mr. Hardy.
17, 1961 - Stan receives a special Oscar
19, 1961 - Charles Gemora, who played "Ethel" in
gorilla in Swiss
Miss, dies in Hollywood, California, at the age of
29, 1961 - Stanley J. "Tiny" Sandford, who appeared with
23 films, dies in Los Angeles at the age of 67.
9, 1962 - LeRoy Shield dies in Fort Lauderdale, Florida,
- The organization "Sons of the Desert" is founded by John
Bean, Al Kilgore, Chuck McCann, & John Municino.
23, 1965 - Stan Laurel suffers a heart attack and
dies at the
27, 1966 - Bobby Dunn, the shoplifter in Tit
for Tat, dies in Hollywood.
- Our tent, the Way Out West tent, is founded as the fifth
Sons of the Desert in Los Angeles, California.
- Al Kilgore and Chuck McCann record dialog for the silent
5, 1969 - Leo McCarey, Laurel & Hardy's and Charley
Director, dies in Santa Monica, California, at the age of
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