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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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Raising the Wind (1961)

A line-up of stars from the Carry On fraternity get together for this vintage comedy about a group of music students who try to...

Jackson Pace: The Great Years

1 9 9 0 (UK) 6x 30 minute episodes This short-lived Granada series starred Keith Allen as Jackson Pace, an Indiana Jones-style adventurer who was handy with...

Story Of Mankind, The (1957)

Future disaster-movie king Irwin Allen, whose blockbusters include The Poseidon Adventure (1972) and The Towering Inferno (1974), made this portentous rubbish in which the question of...

Helen Reddy

When Linda Ronstadt turned down a suggestion from Capitol Records that she record I Don't Know How To Love Him from Jesus Christ Superstar, label vice-president Artie...

BMX

The BMX Burner from Raleigh (pictured below) was the action bike of 1982 in the UK. It was capable of stunt tricks and riders...

Combat!

1 9 6 2 - 1 9 6 7 (USA) 152 x 60 minute episodes The longest-running WWII series on television, this one-hour drama followed a frontline...

Ghost And Mrs Muir, The

1 9 6 8 - 1 9 7 0 (USA) 51 x 30 minute episodes The ghost is Captain Daniel Gregg, an irascible but charming sea captain...

Johnny Seven O.M.A.

The Johnny Seven OMA ("One Man Army") was seven guns in one: grenade launcher, anti-armour gun, anti-tank gun, bullet-firing rifle, tommy gun, anti-bunker missile,...