Ike and Tina Turner

IKE TURNER REFUSED ENTRY INTO JAPAN OVER CRIMINAL PAST

May. 20, 2013 by

R&B singer Ike Turner was refused entry into Japan today (May 20, 2003). Ike Turner took the lengthy flight overseas, in an attempt to perform as headliner of the Japan Blues Carnival. But when the 71-year-old singer/songwriter arrived in Japan,

Brook Benton

BROOK BENTON’S HOUSE ROBBED WHILE SINGER TOURS

May. 14, 2013 by

Singer Brook Benton was relieved of numerous valuable items today (May 14, 1961), when his house on Long Island was robbed. Brook Benton had taken up residence in the St. Albans area, and it was in this residence that the

chi-lites

MEMBERS OF CHI-LITES SENTENCED OVER UNPAID TAXES

May. 8, 2013 by

Members of The Chi-Lites appeared in court today (May 8, 1976), where they pleaded guilty to tax evasion. The group had been arrested earlier in the year in January, and released on $2500 bond over their delinquent tax bills, which

Wilson Pickett

WILSON PICKETT DRIVES CAR OVER MAYOR’S LAWN; THREATENS TO KILL POLITICIAN

May. 7, 2013 by

Soul singer Wilson Pickett was arrested today (May 7, 1991), for threatening the mayor of Englewood, New Jersey, while driving across the politician’s front lawn. The incident took place just around 4:00 AM, when Wilson Pickett drove his car across

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LATOYA JACKSON’S HUSBAND BEATS HER WITH A CHAIR

Apr. 21, 2013 by

Latoya Jackson was rushed to the hospital today (April 21, 1993), after her husband beat her with a dining room chair. The incident occurred in her posh Manhattan apartment, and became more violent in an altercation that soon escalated. Her