Tag Archives: lawsuits

September 1, 1979

On this date in Twisted-History.com in 1979 Jack Wrather, the owner of the Lone Ranger character obtained a court order that prohibited Clayton Moore from making future appearances as his most famous role, the Lone Ranger. Wrather was anticipating restarting … Continue reading

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June 30, 1986

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1986 the US Supreme Court ruled that states could ban homosexual acts. In a 5-4 vote in “Bowers vs. Hardwick” the Court held that homosexual acts were not protected by the right to privacy. … Continue reading

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March 17, 1995

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1995, a Federal judge allowed the lawsuit to continue that claimed that US tobacco makers knew nicotine was addictive and the tobacco companies manipulated the nicotine levels to keep smokers hooked. US tobacco makers … Continue reading

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March 12, 2009

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2009 Atlanta police officer William Martinez died from exertion during a threesome with another man and a woman who was not his wife. His wife sued his heart doctor and won because the heart … Continue reading

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