Today in History May 23rd


A stolen Ford Deluxe is met with a hail of bullets as it passes an ambush of lawmen lying in wait on a rural highway in Louisiana’s Bienville Parish. Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow’s car is hit by 130 rounds, and the FBI’s most wanted criminals are brought down after a 2-year manhunt.


The Who release the double-album rock opera ‘Tommy’—the story of a ‘deaf, dumb, and blind’ boy who finds redemption through pinball and becomes a spiritual leader. The album will go on to sell tens of millions of copies and be adapted as a film and a stage musical.


Tom Petty defies his record label and files for bankruptcy


Drew Carey 1958

Joan Collins 1933

Maxwell 1973

Douglas Fairbanks 1883

Categories: Fun, Today in History


    • My granny and her brother’s grew up with Bonnie and Clyde. I enjoy every story there is. My uncle was a crime lord as well. Back then it was slot machines. Thank you taking the time to comment. I love looking back. It was also a great music day!

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