2000 - Present

July 20-23, 2000 - The Twelfth International Convention of the Sons of
the Desert is held in Tacoma, Washington by the Beau Hunks tent. It is
nicknamed "SeaTac 2000."
October 26, 2000 - Muriel Evans, who was in Pack Up Your Troubles,
passes away in Woodland Hills, California.
January 2001 - The city of Los Angeles places a street sign at the top and
bottom of the stairs used in the film The Music Box. The sign reads " Music
Box Steps."
May 10, 2001 - 100 of Stan Laurel's letters and his "gag file" are auctioned
from the collection of author John McCabe.
August 2001 - Stan Laurel's former home in Cheviot Hills put up for sale at
an asking price of $2,450,000.
August 30, 2001 - Julie Bishop, who was featured in The Bohemian Girl
and Any Old Port, passes away.
October 26, 2001 - Long time Way Out West member and Our Gang star
Eugene "Pineapple" Jackson passes away.
March 21, 2002 - Jacquie Lyn, who appeared with Laurel & Hardy in
Pack Up Your Troubles, dies.
July 11-14, 2002 - The Scram Tent hosts the 13th International Sons of
the Desert Convention in Nashville, Tennessee.
July 15, 2002 - The Museum of Laurel & Hardy of Harlem, Georgia opens
in the hometown of Oliver Hardy.


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