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Tuesday, 3 April 2012

On This Day...

3rd April...

1987   Jewellery belonging to Wallace Simpson,was sold in an auction in Geneva. Rings, necklaces, brooches and other personal possessions were included and raised a sum total of £31million to go to medical research. Wallace had died a year before. Buyers were thought to include Elizabeth Taylor and Joan Collins.

1969   Jim Morrison, of The Doors, was arrested by the FBI in Los Angeles and charged with interstate flight, to avoid being charged with 'lewd and lascivious behaviour in public', at a concert in Miami, Florida that year.

1924   Doris Day was born.

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