Daily Archives: June 17, 2014

O.J. Simpson threatens suicide during slow-speed Bronco chase 20 years ago this hour (June 17 1994)

Video: 'OJ Simpson on the run in 1994 (Recorded LIVE) Full version'

(Friday, June 17, 1994, 6:45-8:00 p.m PDT) — After leading police on a slow-speed chase in his white Bronco (driven by his friend Al Cowlings, who said Simpson was in the back seat had a gun to his own head) on Southern California freeways, former professional football star and actor O.J. Simpson was arrested and charged with murder today in the slayings of his ex-wife, Nicole, and her friend, Ronald Goldman.

Simpson was later acquitted in a criminal trial, but held liable in a civil trial.

The Beatles perform final show in Melbourne, Australia 50 years ago this hour (June 17 1964)

Video: 'The Beatles - Afternoon Show in Melbourne (17/6/1964)' (11 videos)

(Wednesday, June 17, 1964, 8:45 p.m. AEST) — The Beatles performed their sixth and final show in three days tonight at Festival Hall in Melbourne, Australia, videotaped by TCN Channel 9 before a crowd of 7,500 for airing July 1, 1964.