June 24: Joan attends the "Miss Venus Beauty Pageant."
June 29: Joan is interviewed, via telephone, by Tom Pryor
July: It's reported that Joan is slated to be a guest star on the television shows "Matt Lincoln" and "The Men From Shiloh" in the fall of 1970.
Early July: Joan travels to Los Angeles, California.
Late-July: Joan attends photograph sessions in her apartment for her book "My Point of View," which is later re-titled "My Way of Life."
August: Joan entertains Russian singer Ivan Rebroff while he is in New York for a concert.
Early August: Joan signs her contract to be a guest star on the CBS television show "The Tim Conway Comedy Hour." Joan appears on the show's season premiere episode.
August 12: Joan arrives at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Joan is in Minneapolis to attend Dayton's department store's "Festival of Old Films."
August 13: Joan attends the "Festival of Old Films" at Dayton's department store in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Joan selects "Dancing Lady" to be shown at the festival, which is sponsored by the American Film Institute. Joan returns at 7:30 pm to attend Dayton's "High School Fashion Fling" fashion show.
Early September: Joan travels to Los Angeles, California.
Early September (#2): While shopping in Phyllis Morris Originals boutique in Beverly Hills, Joan asks for a beverage and is given a Coke-Cola. Joan later sends the store 20 cases of Pepsi-Cola with a note saying "Pour all those Cokes down the drain."
September: Joan appears on the television talk show "The Merv Griffin Show" to promote her film "Trog."
September 6: Joan appears on Jerry Lewis' annual Labor Day Muscular Dystrophy Association telethon. The telethon starts at 10:30 pm on September 6th and continues until 3:30 pm on September 7th.
September 7, 8 or 9: Joan tapes her guest appearance for the television show "The Tim Conway Comedy Hour" in Los Angeles, California.
September 9: Joan hosts a dinner at "The Bistro" restaurant in Beverly Hills, California. Among the guests at the dinner are; British director Michael Anderson and his wife Vera Carlisle; Cesar Romero; William Haines and Jimmy Shields.
September 10: Joan arrives in San Antonio, Texas from Los Angeles, California. At 3:00 pm, Joan gives a press conference at the St. Anthony Hotel on behalf of the South Texas Chapter of the Muscular Dystrophy Association. During her three days in San Antonio, Joan visits with Mr. & Mrs. Richard Gill, and their son Peter (Peter Gill is Joan's godson).
September 11: Joan attends the "Gala Espana" at the Institute of Texan Cultures. Joan is the guest of honor at the event, where she gives a dramatic reading. Other guests attending the event are; "The Tonight Show" orchestra leader Doc Severinsen, Sr., Aurelio Valla (Minister-Counselor in the Spanish Embassy in Washington, D.C.), Texas Governor Preston Smith and George Landau (country director for Spain and Portugal in the US Department in Washington, D.C.).
September 12: Joan departs San Antonio, Texas.
Mid September: Joan travels to San Francisco, California. During her visit, Joan stays in the presidential suite at the Fairmont Hotel.
Mid September (#2): Joan dines in the Wellington Room at Phil Lehr's Steakery in San Francisco, California.
September 22: Joan is the guest of honor at the Food Editors Convention in San Francisco, California. While on stage, Joan prepares her famous meatloaf for reporters. Later, in Joan's suite at the Fairmont Hotel, she gives an interview to San Francisco Chronicle reporter Stanley Eichelbaum. Eichelbaum publishes the interview in a September 25th article, and cites Joan as being "66" (with a 1904 birth year). Joan writes Eichelbaum and corrects him, stating that she was born in 1908.
September 30: Joan appears on the CBS television show "The Tim Conway Comedy Hour."
September 30 (#2): The film "Trog" is released nationally in America. The film is primarily shown in American theaters as a double feature with the film "Taste The Blood of Dracula."
October: It was announced in July 1970 that Joan would begin filming "Jenny By Nature" in October. However, the production is canceled in October 1970.
October: Joan's daughter, Cathy LaLonde, gives birth to her first child, Carla.
October 2: Joan attends the dedication ceremony of the new Pepsi-Cola company headquarters in Purchase, New York.
October 4: Joan speaks and gives a dramatic reading at the Starr Commonwealth Founder's Day ceremony in honor of Floyd Starr in Albion, Michigan.
Also attending the event are Olympic track star Jesse Owens and Pepsi-Cola president James B. Somerall (A native of Albion Michigan).
October 22: Joan attends an Indianapolis Advertising Club luncheon in Indianapolis, Indiana.
October 28: Joan's daughter, Christina, guest stars on the television show "Medical Center," in the episode "My Name Is Jenny."
November 1: Joan travels from New York to Canada, then to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for Pepsi-Cola.
November 17: Joan poses as a model at a luncheon and a Blackglama Mink fashion show held at Chez Vito in New York.
The luncheon is to raise money for the Masterworks Laboratory Theater, which presents experimental productions at the Theater-in-the-Courthouse at Second Avenue and Second Street. Actress Salome Jens is also among the models.
November 25: Joan attends a book signing and publication party for Maurice Chevalier's new autobiography "I Remember It Well" at Brentano's bookstore
in New York City.
Early December: Joan signs-on to guest star in the NBC television show "The Name of The Game" in the episode "Potomac Fever" (Later re-titled "A Capitol Affair" and also known as "Duel On Capitol Hill" ) portraying a misguided Washington, D.C. columnist named "Victoria Stuart."
The episode is scheduled to begin filming on December 14th with co-stars Larry Hagman and Suzanne Pleshette.
December 3: Herbert L. Barnet, former Pepsi-Cola president, passes away from a heart attack at age 61 at New York University Hospital.
Barnet was the president who appointed Joan to the company's board of directors in May 1959, and was Joan's personal friend.
December 5: Joan attends the dedication of a new Pepsi-Cola Metropolitan bottling plant in Dallas, Texas.
Also attending the ceremony is Dallas Cowboy Quarterback Craig Morton, Offensive Lineman John Nyland and Defensive Lineman Jethro Pugh.
December 11: Joan cancels her plans to guest star on an episode of the television show "The Name of The Game" due to "illness." She is replaced with Mercedes McCambridge in the role.
December 11 (#2): Joan attends a Mental Health Association benefit at the Vanderbilt International Racquet Club. Other guests include; Mrs.William Randolph Hearst Jr., Mrs.Winthrop Rockefeller, Mr. & Mrs. Edward F. Hutton and Amy Vanderbilt.
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