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On this Day May 25, 2007
Sixties pop star Wayne Fontana was remanded in custody after admitting pouring petrol over a bailiff's car and setting fire to it. The judge criticised the former lead singer of the Mindbenders, for arriving at Derby Crown court dressed as the Lady of Justice. He had to hand a sword and scales to guards but still wore a crown, cape and dark glasses, claiming "justice is blind".

On this Day May 25, 2005
The Alameda County Sheriff's Office in California announced that it was officially closing the stabbing case of Meredith Hunter, the 18-year-old American who was killed at the 1969 Rolling Stones Altamont Free Concert. Investigators, concluding a renewed two-year investigation, dismissed the theory that a second Hell's Angel took part in the stabbing.

On this Day May 25, 1985
Dire Straits scored their second UK No.1 album with 'Brothers In Arms', also No.1 in the US and 24 other countries. 'Brothers In Arms' was one of the first albums to be directed at the CD market, and was a full digital recording (DDD) at a time when most popular music was recorded on analog equipment. The album won two Grammy Awards at the 28th Grammy Awards, and also won Best British Album at the 1987 Brit Awards, and has gone on to sell over 30 million copies worldwide.

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Jesse Roper

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oper was born and raised in the rural community of Metchosin, British Columbia, Canada. He first started playing the guitar at age six when his father bought him a guitar after he had showed interest in playing. At age nine he met Colin James at a show in Victoria, BC. Roper did not, however, play on stage again until his late-twenties due to a fear of public performance. "I was scared to go on stage or play in front of people," he stated in 2014. "My buddies in high school all knew I played gui

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