Way back in 1793, French revolutionaries ransacked the Royal basilica of Saint-Denis. They opened the tomb of Henry the Great, and found a perfectly preserved body, as if he had died yesterday. They took the body out and leaned it vertically against a wall for everyone to admire … then they cut off his head! Recently, a team of researchers have discovered that a 400-year-old skull hidden in an attic does, in fact, belong to France’s King Henri IV — solving a centuries-old mystery.
Today, outgoing Florida governor, Charlie Crist, pardoned the late Jim Morrison. In life he felt unjustly persecuted. Now the press seems willing to get comments from faux “widow” Patricia Keannaly, who has crawled from the woodwork into the spotlight. Is she kidding?
- Julian Assange, 39, the Australian hacker and WikiLeaks guru behind the State Dept. leaks is now most-wanted. His is a fascinating case. Is he a real life version of Lisbeth Salander, an anarchist out to bring down worldwide corruption, or the face of a conspiracy? They say his next target is a big bank, maybe B of A, then China & Russia.
- Fugitive actor Randy Quaid and his wife, Evi, are not as interesting or newsworthy, but the couple – “hotly pursued” by Hollywood Star Whackers – has just given exclusives to both Vanity Fair and Esquire.