The state of Illinois executed serial killer John Wayne Gacy, 52, for the murders of 33 young men and boys.
In 1996, two Marine helicopters collided in the dark and crashed in a swamp at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, during a U. The tornado thriller “Twister,” starring Helen Hunt and Bill Paxton, was released by Warner Bros.
(It was an Adam Schlesinger composition, as you diehard Fountains of Wayne fans probably already know.) In fact, virtually every song on their debut album, , but in addition to producing an album that's almost exclusively written by the group themselves, there's been another major change: after only one album, they're already gotten a new lead singer. If I cut out…I'm on the road right now, so if I cut out, I'll just call you back. Well, I guess I'll start from the very beginning: you're actually one of the original members of The Click Five, correct? On original singer Eric Dill's departure: "It wasn't a secret amongst us that we weren't exactly happy in the current set-up; there were musical differences and different opinions.
On changing singers after releasing only one album: "It's a very weird thing, and you try to keep yourself business-minded about it, but it's music, and, ultimately, in the end, the emotions have to be right.
One year ago: Cuban President Raul Castro met with Pope Francis at the Vatican to thank him for working for U.
S.-Cuba detente and said he was so impressed by the pontiff, he was considering returning to the Catholic church.
In 1984, the International Court of Justice said the United States should halt any actions to blockade Nicaragua’s ports (the U. had already said it would not recognize World Court jurisdiction on this issue).
In 1994, Nelson Mandela took the oath of office in Pretoria to become South Africa’s first black president.
Rhythm-and-blues singer Henry Fambrough (The Spinners) is 78.