July 29: Joan's daughter, Christina, debuts in the play "In Color On Sundays," written by Michael Lewis Stern, at the Jan Hus theatre in New York.
August 6: Joan returns to Manhattan, New York aboard the S.S. United States following a business trip to Europe.
August 14: Joan's mother Anna Bell Johnson LeSueur passes away in Los Angeles, California.
Mid-August: Joan's pet poodle named Cliquot passes away.
September: Joan's niece, Joan Lowe, secretly marries writer Bernard Simon at the city hall in Manhattan, New York.
October 9: Joan begins rehearsals for her appearance on "The Bob Hope Show."
October 14: Joan guest stars on "The Bob Hope Show."
November: Joan films her appearance for the "General Electric Theater" episode "And One Was Loyal."
Late November: Joan and Alfred attend a week-long Pepsi-Cola bottler's convention in Atlantic City, New Jersey. This was Joan's first trip to Atlantic City.
December 3: Joan accompanies Alfred to a Pepsi-Cola plant dedication ceremony in Cincinnati, Ohio.
December 17: Joan and Alfred travel to Puerto Rico to vacation and visit with Alfred's daughter Sally, and son-in-law, John. During their visit, Joan and Alfred stay at the Dorado Beach Hotel.
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