2007, pictures appeared in UK papers of Babyshambles singer Pete Doherty making a trip to a zoo in Burford Oxfordshire with his model girlfriend Kate Moss. He was blasted by vets after pictures showed Pete throwing a left over cannabis joint into a group of penguins.
2004, a worker in a supermarket in Aspen, Colorado alerted the police-after seeing a man shopping with his face covered by a mask. Police arrived on the scene and identified the man as Michael Jackson who was in town on holiday with his children.
1991, James Brown was paroled after spending two years of a six-year prison sentence, imposed for resisting arrest after a car chase across two States.
1977, Keith Richards was arrested by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police at Toronto’s Harbour Castle Hotel, for possession of heroin and cocaine. Bail was set at $25,000 (£14,705).
1967, Pink Floyd recorded their first single 'Arnold Layne', with producer Joe Boyd.
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