Born on this Day in History: February 8, 1921 - Born in Wallace, Idaho, Lana Turner was "discovered" while drinking soda at a Hollywood café. She signed with MGM and became a celebrated film actress and movie sex symbol. Married seven times, Turner was romantically connected to numerous actors. In 1958 Turner's daughter stabbed gangster Johnny Stompanato, but it was judged justifiable homicide. Turner died in 1995
On this Day in History: February 8, 1960 - Beer heir Adolph Coors III (who was ironically allergic to beer), killed after a failed kidnapping attempt in Colorado. By October, Joseph Corbett Jr. is arrested in Canada after an national manhunt.