20 YEARS AGO
The Key West City Commission passed an ordinance that prohibited like shops beside each other on Duval Street.
Jimmy Buffett was in town and autographing his books at the Margaritaville Store.
Meteorologist Bryan Norcross, who led South Florida through Hurricane Andrew, was named grand marshal for Fantasy Fest 1992.
50 YEARS AGO
Arthur Valladares was elected president of the Key West Kiwanis Club in a regular meeting at the Sun and Sand Restaurant.
Joseph Whalton of Marathon was holding a dog obedience school with classes meeting every Monday evening in the A&P parking lot on Flagler Avenue.
Archie Lowe, a Key West native, opened a civil engineering office on Caroline Street. He had a degree in civil engineering and was a registered land surveyor.