A competitive skater himself, Hunter was friends with many "Ice Capades" skaters, which is how he met Robertson. "He could spin faster than anybody in the world," Hunter said proudly. They were careful not to be seen together often, but Hunter accompanied Robertson to the 1956 world figure skating championship. Robertson was told he wouldn't win if Hunter attended. "The fact that I was there with Ronnie might have hurt his ability to win. And he should have won," he said.
21 years ago today, pop god George Michael is arrested on suspicion of committing a "lewd act" in the restroom at the Will Rogers Memorial Park in Beverly Hills. He posts $500 bail and is released three hours after the arrest. What follows is the Crucifixion of George Michael.