January   Dennis is buried at sea on the 4th at 33.35N 118.38W, a point in Santa Monica Bay about 20
  miles north of Santa Catalina Island. Usually civilians cannot be buried at sea, but the Reagan
  administration grants an exemption.
  March   Alan marries Mary Ann Helmandoller on the 24th.
  April   "Chasin' The Sky", produced by Spencer Proffer, appears on the Up The Creek soundtrack
  LP on Pasha.
  August   "East Meets West", a collaboration with the Four Seasons produced by Bob Gaudio (and
  backed with an old Seasons track, "Rhapsody"), is released on custom FBI label: all the band
  except Dennis contribute. Limited distribution kills any chart hopes and the single is soon
  withdrawn at the request of the Beach Boys. Brian is arrested on the 19th at the Republican
  National Convention in Dallas for lack of proper accreditation. 
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