Bettie Page’s mug shot

October 28, 1972

Hialeah, Florida 

Pinup icon Bettie Page is arrested for punching and verbally assaulting her ex-husband

According to The Bettie Page Companion, Page was placed in a mental health hospital for 6 months following her arrest, most of which was under suicide watch. Her ex-husband would visit her regularly and told her when she was better there would be a place for her back home. She took him up on his offer. 

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