In 1945, a watershed moment in pop culture history occured when Norma Jeane Baker walked into beauty salon at 6513 Hollywood Boulevard and changed her hair from brunette to blonde, thereby placing herself on the path to movie star immortality. With this book, Epting follows up his acclaimed James Dean Died Here with ather collection of the locations where the most significant events in American popular culture took place. This fully encyclopaedic look at the most famous and infamous pop culture events includes historical information on over 600 landmarks, as well as their locations.
The author of Led Zeppelin Crashed Here, Chris Epting has published nine books in all, including: The Ruby Slippers, Madonna's Bra, and Einstein's Brain, James Dean Died Here, Marilyn Monroe Dyed Here, Elvis Presley Passed Here, and Roadside Baseball. He has contributed articles for such publications as the Los Angeles Times, Travel + Leisure, and Westways magazine, and is the travel editor for Chicken Soup for the Soul Magazine. Originally from New York, Chris now lives in Huntington Beach, California, with his wife and their two children.