Feb. 22: Andy Warhol’s Death 1987

Feb 22, 2012 6:25pm

1982 Wayne Williams Testifies

In Atlanta, murder suspect Wayne Williams took the stand and denied ever seeing two murder victims.  Williams was on trial for the murders of Jimmy Ray Payne and Nathaniel Cater, two young black men killed between 1979 and 1981 in a string of murders referred to as the “Atlanta Child Killings.”   Williams was convicted of the murders and received two life sentences but insists he’s innocent.

 

1987 Andy Warhol Dies

American pop artist Andy Warhol died of a heart attack in New York at age 58.

“20/20″ profiled Andy Warhol and his prolific career in 1980:

 

 

 

Famous Birthdays

1732 George Washington

1925 Edward Gorey

1940 Judy Cornwell

1944 Jonathan Demme

1955 David Axelrod

1959 Kyle MacLachlan

1962 Steve Irwin

1968 Jeri Ryan

1969 Thomas Jane

1969 Clinton Kelly

1975 Drew Barrymore

1986 Miko Hughes

 

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