OCTOBER 15TH IS THE 288TH DAY OF THE YEAR. TODAY IS “I LOVE LUCY” DAY, GLOBAL HAND-WASHING DAY, INFORMATION OVERLOAD DAY, NATIONAL ESTHETICIAN DAY, NATIONAL CHEESE CURD DAY, NATIONAL CHICKEN CACCIATORE DAY, NATIONAL FACE YOUR FEARS DAY, NATIONAL GROUCH DAY, NATIONAL MUSHROOM DAY, NATIONAL PHARMACY TECHNICIAN DAY AND NATIONAL PUG DAY.
A court in Nice, France finds The Rolling Stones’ Keith Richards guilty of using, supplying and trafficking in marijuana and heroin. The penalty is a 5,000-franc fine, a one-year suspended sentence and he is barred from entering France for two years.
UB40 was enjoying the top tune in America with a reggae version of Neil Diamond’s “Red, Red Wine”.
Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee is charged with assault for attacking a cameraman who was trying to take pictures of Lee and his wife Pamela Anderson Lee outside an L.A. club. After pleading no contest, Lee was sentenced to four months in prison.
Paul and Linda McCartney are the guest voices on Fox-TV’s The Simpsons in an episode called “Lisa the Vegetarian”. Paul’s stipulation for appearing was that Lisa’s decision to become a vegetarian would be a permanent character change.