33rd year  -  N° 170                 Tuesday, 19 June 2018         Antwerpen		
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Thursday 29th of June 1967

51 years ago

Actress Jayne Mansfield born as Vera Jayne Palmer aka The Working Man's Monroe dies in a car crash at the age of 34 in Rigolets Bridge, U.S. Highway 90, Slidell, Louisiana, United States.

Mansfield, her 40-year-old lover Sam Brody, their 20-year-old driver Ronnie Harrison, and three of her children - 8-year-old Miklós Jeffrey Palmer Hargitay, 6-year-old Zoltán Anthony Hargitay and 3-year-old Mariska Magdalena Hargitay were heading for New Orleans where she was scheduled to appear for an early-morning television interview. The 1966 Buick Electra 225, which was reportedly going 80 miles per hour, crashed into the rear of a tractor-trailer that had slowed down because of a truck spraying mosquito fogger. The three adults in the front seat were killed instantly; the children in the rear survived with minor injuries.