In Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood, one of the most infamous crimes of the 20th century plays a prominent role: though the movie’s story is fictionalised, Margot Robbie plays Sharon Tate, the real actor who was a victim of the 1969 murders committed by followers of the cult leader Charles Manson.
A half-century after Tate’s death, there remain plenty of myths and theories about why Manson’s followers carried out the murders — and one of the biggest questions is the extent to which Charles Manson himself was involved, and why. Continue reading “Manson Murders ’69”
Roger Waters and Nick Mason met while studying architecture at the London Polytechnic at Regent Street. They first played music together in a group formed by Keith Noble and Clive Metcalfe with Noble’s sister Sheilagh. Richard Wright, a fellow architecture student, joined later that year, and the group became a sextet, Sigma 6. Waters played lead guitar, Mason drums, and Wright rhythm guitar (since there was rarely an available keyboard). The band performed at private functions and rehearsed in a tearoom in the basement of the Regent Street Polytechnic. They performed songs by the Searchers and material written by their manager and songwriter, fellow student Ken Chapman. In September 1963, Waters and Mason moved into a flat at 39 Stanhope Gardens near Crouch End in London, owned by Mike Leonard, a part-time tutor at the nearby Hornsey College of Art and the Regent Street Polytechnic.
Muhammad Ali – ‘The Heavy Weight Champion of the World’ beats Sunny Listen to take Boxing’s most prize title in the 6th. round when Ali was still in his early twenties – To become ‘The Heavy Weight Champion of the World’ – Muhammad Ali beats Sunny Listen in the 6th. round at the tender age of 22 at Miami Beach, Florida USA in 1964. In a shock defeat over Listen. To become the Heavy Weight Champion of the World for the 1st time. He’d won the Olympic Gold Medal in 1960 for America and by 1964, after a long road of successful KOs (Knock-outs) & run-up fights he’d gained his chance to fight reigning Heavy Weight Champion: Sunny Listen and shockingly took the title in amazing style, vigour and according to Ali: God blessed fortitude.