25 Things that used to be legal
2009: Pop singer Michael Jackson dies at the age of 50 in Los Angeles, California, of acute propofol and benzodiazepine intoxication after suffering from cardiac arrest. The seventh child of the Jackson family, he debuted on the professional music scene along with his brothers as a member of The Jackson 5 in 1964, and began his solo career in 1971. With a career that lasted more than four decades featuring contributions to music, dance and fashion, he is recognized by Guinness World Records as the most successful entertainer of all time.
Custer makes his last stand, France surrenders to Germany during World War II, Anne Frank's diary is published, the Korean War begins, and Farrah Fawcett and Michael Jackson both die, all on this day.
A lava flow on the Big Island continues to actively move toward Pahoa and it doesn't show signs of changing direction.
In the second security incident at the White House in as many days, an individual failed to stop at the entrance to the White House complex while driving his vehicle, Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary said.
The man, identified as Kevin Carr of Sham...
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