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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...

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...

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...

Unabomber

The Unabomber - so named because his case was given the acronym UNABOM which stood for the places he targeted; UNiversity and Airline BOMbings -...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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10 Rillington Place (1971)

Based on Ludovic Kennedy’s 1961 non-fiction book of the same name, this film was a sombre, articulate, and chilling dramatisation of the infamous murders...

Mastermind

Nothing to do with the TV show of the same name, "Mastermind" was actually an infuriating puzzle game where you had to crack the...

Carl Perkins

Born in Lake County, Tennessee, on 9 April 1932, Carl Perkins began playing country music with his brothers Jay and Clayton for nearly a decade...

Reluctant Romeo, The

1 9 6 7 (UK) 7 x 30 minute episodes Geraldine Woods (Amanda Barrie) is irresistibly attracted to her older work colleague, advertising executive Thomas Jones (Leslie...

Secret Garden, The

1 9 7 5 (UK) 7 x 30 minute episodes In 19th-century India, little Mary Lennox (Sarah Hollis Andrews) is suddenly orphaned by cholera. Her only living...

Beat The Clock

1 9 5 0 - 1 9 6 1 (USA) The very active game show Beat The Clock began on CBS radio in 1949 and transferred to television...

Dirty Mary Crazy Larry (1974)

Action-adventure starring Peter Fonda as Larry, who steals $150,000 from a supermarket to buy a sports car. With his friend Deke (Adam Roarke), he sets...

Danskin

Danskin dance apparel got their big break after movies like Fame and Flashdance made their big-screen debut in the early 80s. Danskin offered legwarmers, tights, swimsuits, dance skirts,...