Lance Bass, Elvis, the space shuttle, and Pee-Wee.
45 years ago – In 1977, Elvis Costello was arrested while performing outside
the London Hilton where a CBS Records sales conference was being held. He
was trying to audition for a U.S. record deal. He was fined five British pounds.
CBS execs invited young Elvis Costello back for an audition and eventually
Singer Elvis Costello performs at Cain's Ballroom on May 07, 2022 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images
31 years ago – In 1991, Paul Reubens, a.k.a. Pee-Wee Herman, was arrested
inside an adult movie theater in Sarasota, Florida. He was accused of exposing
himself TWICE during a showing of the hit film, “Tiger Shark”.
He pleaded no contest and “got off” with a $50 fine and court costs.
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17 years ago – In 2005, The Space Shuttle Discovery returned to space in the
first Space Shuttle flight since the destruction of the Columbia nearly two and a
half years earlier.
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16 years ago – In 2006, Lance Bass came out in “People” magazine. . . telling
the world that he is a delicious and proud gay man.