Jan. 27, 1964

Kenner Drug at 14th & Main was advertising a new diet plan – “Grow slim while you eat.” … Firefighters were trying to determine the cause of a blaze at George Kull’s Pet Shop that killed seven dogs, a parrot and a number of parakeets. The shop was at 117 E. Fourth. … Defense Sec. Robert S. McNamara reported Communists were making “considerable progress” in Vietnam. … And Lilibeth Simpson, a Clovis postal carrier, was born in Manila, Philippines.