Published: Mon, May 20, 2013
On this day, May 21, in 1924, rich University of Chicago graduates Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb kidnapped and killed 14-year-old Bobby Franks in one of the most notorious "thrill killings" in American history. Leopold, 19, who graduated from college the year before, spoke several languages...
Published: Thu, May 16, 2013
On this day, May 17, in 1965, after a nearly two-year investigation, the FBI Laboratory declared the lyrics of "Louie Louie" to be unintelligible. The Kingsmen's 1963 cover about a Jamaican sailor who missed his girlfriend had caused a countrywide panic. Rumors spread that the incoherent...