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January 13, 1986

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On this day in 1986, Sex Pistols members John Lydon (aka Johnny Rotten), Steve Jones and Paul Cook, as well as the mother of Sid Vicious, sued their former manager Malcolm [...]

July 20, 1986

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On this day in 1986, Sid and Nancy, the biopic about The Sex Pistols’ bassist Sid Vicious and his girlfriend Nancy Spungen, premiered. An Alex Cox production, Gary [...]

January 2, 1979

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Today in 1979, Sex Pistols bass player, Sid Vicious went on trial in New York for the murder of his girlfriend, Nancy Spungen. Three months earlier, Vicious claimed to have [...]

May 10, 1957

May 10, 2014 // 0 Comments

On this day in 1957, John Simon Ritchie – a.k.a., Sid Vicious – was born in Lewisham, South East London. Best known as the legendary bassist from the Sex Pistols, Vicious [...]

February 2, 1979

February 2, 2014 // 0 Comments

Today in 1979, Sid Vicious, the bassist for the Sex Pistols, died of a heroin overdose. Vicious was at a party celebrating his release on $50,000 bail. He was awaiting the [...]

September 21, 1976

September 21, 2013 // 0 Comments

Today in 1976, a girl lost an eye when she was hit by a beer bottle at a punk festival in London. The festival was billed as the first international punk festival, and helped [...]
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