Muhamed Ali Stripped of His Titles and Barbara Streisand Tried to Change Her Image
April 28th, Ali refused to be inducted into the Army, Mutiny on the Bounty, Boy George went to jail and more!
1789 – There was a MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY! Mutineers seized the British ship called “The Bounty” and set CAPTAIN WILLIAM BLIGH and 18 sailors adrift in a launch in the South Pacific.
1945 – Italians executed their dictator, BENITO MUSSOLINI, and his mistress, CLARA PETACCI, as they tried to flee the country.
1963 – 19-year-old ANDREW OLDHAM saw the ROLLING STONES’ first performance at the Crawdaddy Club in London. He signed on as their manager the next day.
1967 – MUHAMMAD ALI was stripped of his WBC and WBA titles when he refused to be inducted into the Army. The WBC title was filled by JOE FRAZIER.
1971 – 28-year-old BARBRA STREISAND was intent on changing her image so SHE TOOK TO LIGHTING JOINTS ONSTAGE IN LAS VEGAS!
1987 – On a plane carrying spring breakers home from Miami to Boston, OZZY OSBOURNE bought three rounds of drinks and sang “Crazy Train” over the P.A.
1988 – The BALTIMORE ORIOLES set an American League record by opening the season with 21 STRAIGHT LOSSES when the Minnesota Twins beat them 4-to-2.
2001 – Dennis Tito paid $20 million to become to world’s first space tourist.
2007 – BOY GEORGE chained a Norwegian male prostitute to his bedroom wall. George was eventually convicted of false imprisonment. He only had to serve four months of his 15 month sentence.
2007 – “Survivor’s” MARK BURNETT married former “Touched By An Angel” star ROMA DOWNEY at their home in Malibu. Roma’s co-star, DELLA REESE, performed the ceremony. She’s an ordained minister.
2008 – SCOTT WEILAND was sentenced to eight days in prison, after pleading no contest to driving under the influence of alcohol with a prior conviction.
2008 – ASHLEY DUPRE who’s world famous as Eliot Spitzer’s call girl filed a $10 million lawsuit against “Girls Gone Wild” after they dug up old footage of her back in 2003. She dropped the suit three months later.