June 12, 1994. O.J. Simpson's ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman are slashed to death outside her Los Angeles home. (Simpson spent 9 months in 1995 being tried for the killings in Los Angeles court. He was acquitted in October.)
Actor, comedian. Born Jacob Cohen, a native of Long Island, New York, Mr. Dangerfield was fortunate to have two starts in the show business industry. His first was in the 1940s appearing in the "Borscht Belt" resorts in the Catskill Mountains where he wrote jokes, was a singing waiter and did a stand up act under the name of Jack Roy. He struggled until he decided to leave the business to earn a stable living as aluminum siding salesman and a house painter. He would later return in the 1960s…
Joanna Cook Moore - Actress. She is best remembered as the benevolent girlfriend of Sheriff Andy Taylor in the early TV episodes of "The Andy Griffith Show." At the peak of her career, she married actor Ryan O'Neal in April 1963, and together they had two children, Tatum and Griffin O'Neal. They divorced in February of 1967.
Steven Stayner (1965 - 1989) California man who was kidnapped as a boy at the age of 7 and lived with his kidnapper for seven years before escaping and being returned to his family, died later in a motorcycle wreck