On this day…in 1882

On this day, the gunslinger Franklin “Buckskin” Leslie shoots the Billy “The Kid” Claiborne dead in the streets of Tombstone, Arizona. The town of Tombstone is best known today as the site of the infamous shootout at the O.K. Corral. In the 1880s, however, Tombstone was home to many gunmen who never achieved the enduring … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1979

Judge John Wood, known as “Maximum John,” is assassinated outside his San Antonio, Texas, home as he bent down to look at a flat tire on his car. Charles Harrelson, father of actor Woody Harrelson was charged with the murder after evidence revealed that drug kingpin Jimmy Chagra, whose case was about to come up … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1994

On this day in 1994, George Foreman, age 45, becomes boxing’s oldest heavyweight champion when he defeats 26-year-old Michael Moorer in the 10th round of their WBA fight in Las Vegas. More than 12,000 spectators at the MGM Grand Hotel watched Foreman dethrone Moorer, who went into the fight with a 35-0 record. Foreman dedicated … [Read the full story]

Scaccia from Ministry collapses and dies on stage

Ministry guitarist Mike Scaccia has died after collapsing onstage during a gig in Texas. The metal musician was 47 years old. Scaccia’s bandmate, Al Jourgensen, Ministry’s lead singer, confirmed news of his passing via Facebook yesterday. He wrote: ‘I just lost my lil’ brother and my best friend… Mikey was not only the best guitar … [Read the full story]

Burglar calls police as he’s confronted with a gun

A burglar in Texas hid in a car and called the police when a home owner confronted him before coming after him with a gun. The suspect, identified as Christopher Lance Moore, allegedly broke into a home in Springtown in Texas at 12:30am Tuesday morning. He was soon confronted by James Gerow who pointed his … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1985

On this day in 1985, the first Blockbuster video-rental store opens, in Dallas, Texas. At a time when most video stores were small-scale operations featuring a limited selection of titles, Blockbuster opened with some 8,000 tapes displayed on shelves around the store and a computerized check-out process. The first store was a success and Blockbuster … [Read the full story]

Big tits saved girl in car crash

A Texas model was saved in a car crash – thanks to her 16KKK breasts. Sheyla Hershey escaped with only bruising. “They saved my life,” the 32-year-old Brazilian said. “They cushioned the impact of the blow. I would be dead without them. My breasts stopped my face and my head being hit. I am so … [Read the full story]

JR from Queensland has longest horn in the world

Seven-year-old steer JR officially has the world’s longest long-horns (take that, Texas!), and his owners hope the prized beast could turn into a major tourism cash cow. JR entered the Guinness Book of World Records with his massive horn-span (yep, that’s a thing) of 2.77m, a whopping three times larger than your average steer. JR’s … [Read the full story]

“Rick Rubin is over-rated”, says Corey Taylor

Slipknot’s Corey Taylor has made a public attack on producer Rick Rubin, saying that he considers him to be “overrated” and “overpaid”. The frontman, who worked with Rubin on Slipknot 2004 album ‘Vol 3: The Subliminal Verses’, told an audience at a Q & A session in Texas that the producer was a “thin shadow” … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1963

John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th president of the United States, is assassinated while traveling through Dallas, Texas, in an open-top convertible. First lady Jacqueline Kennedy rarely accompanied her husband on political outings, but she was beside him, along with Texas Governor John Connally and his wife, for a 10-mile motorcade through the streets of downtown … [Read the full story]

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