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Anita Cobby

It was the crime that shocked Australia - pretty 26-year-old nursing sister Anita Lorraine Cobby was found brutally murdered in a field at Prospect,...

Graeme Thorne Kidnapping (1960)

Sydney (Australia) father Basil Thorne and his wife Freda won £100,000 in one of the first Opera House lotteries on 1 June 1960, and...

Granny Killer

Infamous 'Granny Killer' John Wayne Glover began his reign of terror at Mosman in Sydney's north, murdering six elderly women over a 13-month period. Each...

Moors Murderers

Between 1963 and 1965, Ian Brady and Myra Hindley were responsible for the abduction, sexual abuse, and murder of two children and a 17-year-old...

O.J. Simpson Trial (1995)

In his sporting prime, Orenthal James Simpson - a.k.a. The Juice - was an American institution. Born in San Francisco in 1947, he played...

Son Of Sam

The murder of Donna Lauria on 29 July 1976 was one of around 20,000 murders in the US that year and did not merit...

Ted Bundy

American serial killer Theodore Robert Bundy was born illegitimately, and his grandparents tried to hide the fact by pretending that his mother was his...

Unabomber

The Unabomber, so named because he originally targeted universities and airlines in his terrorist campaign, killed three men and injured 23 others in 16 attacks...

Wollongong Mutilation Slaying (1966)

On 29 January 1966, a  57-year-old cleaner was brutally slain as she worked alone in the Piccadilly Arcade in Wollongong, NSW (Australia). The mutilation of Wilhelmina...

Yorkshire Ripper

The 'Yorkshire Ripper' killings started in July 1975 and continued until November 1980, during which time 13 women were murdered in the north of...

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Weekend at Bernie’s (1989)

Larry (Andrew McCarthy) and Richard (Jonathan Silverman) are two jerky insurance company trainees who are invited by their boss (the eponymous Bernie) to his...

When the Boys Meet the Girls (1965)

Danny Churchill (Harve Presnell) is a young heir who tries to help Ginger (Connie Francis), an attractive postal worker in rural Nevada, save her...

Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure (1989)

Fun-loving, guitar-playing, history-flunking airheads Theodore "Ted" Logan and Bill S. Preston, Esquire, first came on the scene in 1989's Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure. A time-tripping...

Bachelor Party (1985)

Patchy comedy about a wild party for a soon-to-be-married young man played with moderate charm by Tom Hanks. Aside from Hanks' likeable presence, the film...

Jo Jo Zep & The Falcons

Aussie band Jo Jo Zep and the Falcons could almost have been Graham Parker and the Rumour under another name. They also sounded like...

London Bridge

1 9 7 4 - 1 9 7 5 (UK) 33 x 30 minute episodes This Saturday morning show was produced by London Weekend Television and hosted...

New Statesman, The

1 9 8 7 - 1 9 9 4 (UK) 27 x 30 minute episodes 1 x 70 minute episode It is May 1987 and Alan Beresford B'Stard...

Carry On Sergeant (1958)

Carry On Sergeant was the beginning of the long running Carry On series. Producer Peter Rogers' main coup was his casting of William Hartnell in the title...