July 20, 1977

• Thirteen downtown businesses were preparing for a joint half-day sale that would be held from noon to 8 p.m. The merchants were offering summer clearance specials and bargains on selected merchandise.
• John Wayne and Lauren Bacall starred in The Shootist, the featured showing at the Varsity Drive-In Theatre.
• A Rinsenvac professional do-it-yourself carpet cleaner rented for $3.99 for four hours at Thrifty Drug and Discount Store.