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Musician and inmate serving life for killing wife dies after singing at sheriffs benefit concert

November 23, 1969 Oakland, California Musician “Spade” Cooley dies of a heart attack after singing “It’s Time to Live, It’s Time to Die” at a benefit show for the Deputy Sheriffs Association of Alameda County At the time of his death, Cooley, known as the “King of Western Swing,” was on 72-hour leave prison to… Continue reading Musician and inmate serving life for killing wife dies after singing at sheriffs benefit concert

Today in Horror History

Today in Horror History: November 23

(Updated periodically) Birthdays: Classic horror icon Boris Karloff (November 23, 1887 - February 2, 1969), who starred in Frankenstein (1931), Behind the Mask (1932), The Old Dark House (1932), The Mummy (1932), The Ghoul (1933), The Black Cat (1934), Bride of Frankenstein (1935), The Raven (1935), The Black Room (1935), The Invisible Ray (1936), The… Continue reading Today in Horror History: November 23