A Week in the Life of Gustavo

"Seems to think that if he fails to write, la migra will find him."--OC Weekly More merriment available at ronmaydon@yahoo.com

ter├ža-feira, outubro 21, 2003

Random Rotten.com history...

Oct 21 1997

Hotel owners in the Detroit area meet to discuss suicide doctor Jack Kevorkian's practice of leaving corpses in their hotel rooms.

Oct 21 1997

The Government of Singapore announces in a widely publicized "toilet alert" that the drive for toilet cleanliness is a great success. Five toilets were selected by citizens as toilet role models.

Oct 20 1930
Death row murderer Wiliam Kogut commits suicide in San Quentin prison with an ingenious pipe bomb. He tore nitrate-rich red spots torn from a deck of playing cards, saturated them with water, and jammed them into a length of steel pipe from his bed frame. Kogut placed the bomb on the heater and his head next to it, and waited.

Oct 20 1973

The Six Million Dollar Man premieres on ABC. Lee Majors' exceptional acting can only be compared to that of the great William Shatner.

Oct 20 1973

The Saturday Night Massacre. Nixon fires Attorney General Elliot Richardson and Deputy Attorney General William Ruckelshaus when they each refuse to fire special Watergate prosecutor Archibald Cox. The bastard who finally commits the deed: Robert Bork.