February 29, 2012

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2012 Davy Jones of ‘The Monkees’ died from a heart attack at age 66. Mr. Jones was a former popular singer and TV star when he became a member of the Monkees in 1966 and starred along with the other members on their very popular TV show. When his teen idolness and singer career began to wane, Mr. Jones went back to his first passion, which was horses and he became a jockey. There is no truth to the rumor that Mr. Jones actually rode two race horses named Heroin or Cocaine and fell off during the race and there is no truth that the race commentator shout that the ‘horse has thrown the monkey of it’s back’ either time.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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One Response to February 29, 2012

  1. Drunk Commenter says:

    Too soon, man! Too sooon!

    I remembr I used to have there record and watch every Saturday on the TV show too. That show wasfunny and the songs were good too. Then he die and they cancelled the show, or maybe the other way I don’t remember. Eather way it made me sad.

    Somebody told me one times he invented liquid papewr, but I don’t think thats true.

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