Tuesday, June 5, 2012

5 June 1965 - Elvis Aaron Presley Scandalizes the Audience

1878 (+)   Revolutionary leader Pancho Francisco Villa originally Doroteo Arango Arambula, is born in Rio Grande, Durango, Mexico.

1898 (+)   Poet and dramatist Federico Garcìa Lorca is born in Fuente Vacqueros, Granada, Spain.

1922 (-)  Murderer Henry Julius Jacoby is executed by hanging in London, Pentonville Prison, United Kingdom.

1924 (-)  Friedrich Koch is killed and his meat sold by Fritz Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf, at the age of 16 in Hannover, Germany.

1936 (-)  An unidentified woman is found hacked to death by The Mad Butcher of Cleveland in Cleveland, Kinsbury Run, East 55th Street, Ohio, USA.

1937 (-)  Rose Wallace is found skeletonised, hacked to death by The Mad Butcher of Cleveland at the age of 35 in Cleveland, Lorain-Carnegie Bridge, Ohio, USA.

1941 (+)   Actor, screenwriter and playwright Spalding Gray is born in Barrington, Rhode Island, USA.

1945 (-)  Josephine Ross is battered and stabbed to death by William Heirens aka Catch Me Before I Kill More, at the age of 43 in Chicago, 4108 North Kenmore Avenue, Illinois, USA.

1947 (+)   Performance artist Laurie Laura Phillips Anderson is born in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, USA.

1956 (x)  The accumulators of 59-year-old Psychoanalist and pioneer of sexual freedom Wilhelm Reich at Orgonon are destroyed by FDA officials in Rangely, Maine, USA.

1956 (x)  21-year-old Musician Elvis Aaron Presley aka The King, scandalizes the audience with suggestive hip movements for the first time during his performance of "Hound Dog" on the Milton Berle Show on NBC television in the USA.

1968 (x)  Roman Polanski and Sharon Tate have dinner with 42-year-old Politician Robert F. Kennedy at his beach house in Malibu, California, USA.
Kennedy will be shot by Sirhan Sirhan later that night.

1974 (-)  Roberta Parks is bludgeoned to death by Ted Bundy aka The Only Living Witness, at the age of 22 in Corvallis, Oregon, USA.

1976 (x)   Over 150 Die in the newly built Teton-Dam collapse in Rexburg, Idaho, USA.

1980 (x)  20-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV, performs "Ladder - 1" in Gent, Royal Academy of Fine Arts, East Flanders, Belgium.

1984 (x)   Officially 576 but estimated almost 6000 Sikhs die in an attack by Government Armed Forces on their Holy Golden Temple in Amritsar, India.

1998 (-)  Artist Dieter Roth dies of a heart attack at the age of 68 in Basel, Switzerland.

1998 (x)  32-year-old Serial Killer Henry Louis Wallace marries 55-year-old Rebecca Torrijas while on deathrow in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.
He was earlier convicted of killing 9 women in 1994. Rebecca wore a pale green dress covered with pink flowers and a pearl necklace. Wallace looked dashing in his red prison jumpsuit and black tennis shoes.

2002 (-)  Punk Rocker Dee Dee Ramone originally Douglas Glenn Colvin, dies of a heroin overdose at the age of 49 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

2004 (-)  Actor and 40th president of the USA Ronald Wilson Reagan dies of Alzheimer's Disease at the age of 93 in Bel Air, California, USA.

2010 (x)  68-year-old Musician Lou Louis Alan Reed marries 60-year-old Performance artist Laurie Anderson in Boulder, Colorado, USA.

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