On This Day July 15
17 year old John Lennon lost his mother Julia in a 1958 car accident.
In 1997 designer Gianni Versace was murdered by serial killer Andrew Cunanan.
U2 called in the police in 2004 after a copy of their unreleased ‘Vertigo’ album was stolen.
In 2011 Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony announced their split after seven years of marriage.
In 2012 Psy’s ‘Gangnam Style’ debuted on YouTube.
And in 2015 Hackers breached security of ‘discrete affairs’ website Ashley Madison stealing the personal details of many of its user. The hackers demanded the site to shut down immediately or they would leak customer’s personal details. The site did not meet their demands and the names/profiles of thousands of users were leaked the following month.
Actress Diane Kruger turns 40 (1976)
Australian Comedian Chris Taylor turns 42 (1974)
Aussie actress Joy Smithers is 53 (1963)
Forest Whitaker turns 55 (1961)
And Linda Ronstadt turns 70 (1946)