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Steve McQueen's infidelity saved his life. He was supposed to attend the dinner party where the Manson family murdered Sharon Tate and others, but skipped it after he "ran into a chickie".

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Steve McQueen was supposed to attend the dinner party where the Manson family murdered Sharon Tate and others, but skipped it after he "ran into a chickie and decided to go off with her instead"

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  1. In 1966, during his second stint in jail, Charles Manson refused release and requested to stay in prison. He’d spent half of his 32 years behind bars, and saw it as his home. Authorities refused and released him. He quickly formed the family.

  2. Shortly after Charles Manson was arrested he wrote to one of the "Manson Family" members from jail asking her to assassinate President Ford. She approached Ford and pointed a gun at his face but was tackled to the ground by secret service agents after her gun misfired.

  3. Quincy Jones was supposed to be at the house on the night actress Sharon Tate and her friends were murdered by the Manson Family. He spent the day with one of the victims (Jay Sebring), but didn't turn up that evening.

  4. A week after the Manson murders, Charles Manson and 25 members of the Manson Family were raided and arrested for auto-theft. However, the group was released a few days later, uncharged, because the arresting officers misdated the warrant.

  5. Dennis Wilson of the Beach Boys picked up the tab for the Manson Family's gonorrhea treatment.

  6. During a recess of the case in which Charles Manson and the family were on trial for murder, one of the attorneys involved (Ronald Hughes) went missing and was eventually found dead three months later

  7. Charles Manson's family was essentially a group of about 100 followers who enjoyed using hallucinogenic drugs and began to believe that he was Jesus.

  8. Charles Manson, leader of the Manson Family who went on a murder spree in the late 1960', was arrested by police after being found in a tiny bathroom cupboard due to his hair sticking out of the door.

  9. When Charles Manson's "family" was arrested it was not because of the murders. They were picked up on vandalism charges.

  10. As Abigail Folger, heiress to the Folger Coffee Company and a Manson Family victim, was being stabbed repeatedly she told her killers, "I give up, you've got me. I'm already dead."

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Beach Boy Dennis Wilson let the Charles Manson Family live with him costing up to $100,000 in money, cars, clothes, food, and penicillin shots for the Manson Family's persistent gonorrhea.

The next night the Manson "family" murdered Leno LaBianca and Rosemary LaBianca.

Sharon Tate was eight months pregnant when the Manson "family" murdered her.

Bryan Cranston once met a young Charles Manson one year before the Manson Family committed the Tate-La Bianca murders.

A former unconvicted member of the Manson family attempted to assassinate President Ford to spread an environmentalist message - source

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Dennis Wilson of the Beach Boys spent the summer of 1968 with Charles Manson and Manson's 'Family', doing drugs, sleeping around and recording music. The following year the Family murdered half a dozen people including Sharon Tate in a series of gruesome killings.

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Trent Reznor once rented the house where the Manson Family murdered Sharon Tate and turned it into a recording studio. He called the studio "Le Pig."

it seems like most of the other officers on Dragnet 67-70 were actors playing real LAPD Detectives at the time including Spanish translator Danny Galindo. He was the lead Detective on the Manson Family murders of Sharon Tate and her friends. Authenticity was crucial to the show.

The Process Church, an off-shoot of Scientology, who believes that Satan will become reconciled with Christ, and whose philosophies were borrowed by the Manson Family

Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails took up residence and recorded The Downward Spiral in the home where Sharon Tate and guests were murdered by the Manson Family.

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The first time a U.S. President testified at a criminal trial was President Ford during the 1975 trial of Charles Manson Family cult member Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme. Squeaky tried to assassinate Ford on September 5, 1975

The address where Sharon Tate and others were murdered by the Manson family is currently owned by the creator of Full House.

Manson Family member, murderer and would-be presidential assassin Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme once had a relationship with murdered comedian Phil Hartman.

Quincy Jones planned to visit the home of Sharon Tate on the night of her death in the Manson Family murders, but didn't end up going.

Charles Manson and members of the Family lived at Beach Boys drummer Dennis Wilson's house on Sunset Boulevard. Over a few months, they cost Wilson approx. $100,000, which included a large medical bill for gonorrhea treatment and $21,000 for the accidental destruction of a car

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The Manson family cult murdered Roman Polanski's family while going to murder him. Manson's cult could have been acting out in vengeance to a pedophile.

Beach Boys drummer Dennis Wilson befriended and collaborated with Charles Manson, even going so far as to finance production of an album of Manson's songs (unreleased). Eerily, this all took place while Manson had already been growing his "Family" cult.

The UK band Kasabian got inspiration of the band's name from Linda Kasabian, who was a member of the "Manson" family.

Beach Boy Dennis Wilson was friendly with the Manson family and even helped him record music.

Charles Manson co-wrote The Beach Boys track 'Never Learn Not To Love'. Manson maintained a good relationship with The Beach Boys drummer Dennis Wilson until Manson threatened the musician and his family with a bullet.

Roman Polanski was 8 years old in the Jewish Ghettos of Poland during WWII when his parents were sent to concentration camps. His mother was executed. He survived WWII by living with area families. As an adult, his pregnant wife was murdered by members of the Manson cult.

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