THE 'GIDGET' YEARS

It all started when Sandra Dee got on her board in the 1959 film "Gidget." Soon after, surf-themed films and music flooded the market, and kids across America wanted to hop on a board and ride the waves, like this surfer at Huntington Beach.
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( Allen J. Schaben / LAT )

It all started when Sandra Dee got on her board in the 1959 film "Gidget." Soon after, surf-themed films and music flooded the market, and kids across America wanted to hop on a board and ride the waves, like this surfer at Huntington Beach.

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2013 YEAR IN REVIEW
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