Jon-Erik Hexum died on this day (18 October) in 1984, from injuries he received on the set of Cover Up!, toying with a stunt gun filled with blanks. He was born on November 5, 1957.

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Cowboy Oscar Wilde.

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Cowboy Oscar Wilde.

Peter Allen and Liza Minnelli on their honeymoon in Florida, 1967.

"I love to smoke. I keep hoping someone will discover it’s a healthy habit because the smoke kills all the germs in your system. I love to drink, and I hate exercise." —- Rock Hudson 17 November 1925 - 2 October 1985.

"I love to smoke. I keep hoping someone will discover it’s a healthy habit because the smoke kills all the germs in your system. I love to drink, and I hate exercise." —- Rock Hudson 17 November 1925 - 2 October 1985.

"Of course women are stronger than men. They face more directly the problems that confront them, and for that reason they are much more spectacular." —- Pedro Almodovar 65 today.

"Of course women are stronger than men. They face more directly the problems that confront them, and for that reason they are much more spectacular." —- Pedro Almodovar 65 today.

Did you know: The 33 near-identical towers of the Pruiit-Igoe housing complex in St. Louis, designed by architect Minoru Yamasaki, collapsed to street level in clouds of dust and asbestos when their complete demolition by controlled implosion began in March 1972, two months after the first tenants started moving in to Yamasaki’s other major American contract, the WTC2, the South Tower of the World Trade Center.

Did you know: The 33 near-identical towers of the Pruiit-Igoe housing complex in St. Louis, designed by architect Minoru Yamasaki, collapsed to street level in clouds of dust and asbestos when their complete demolition by controlled implosion began in March 1972, two months after the first tenants started moving in to Yamasaki’s other major American contract, the WTC2, the South Tower of the World Trade Center.

"Oh God, it hurts." — Brad Davis November 6, 1949 – September 8, 1991.

"Oh God, it hurts." — Brad Davis November 6, 1949 – September 8, 1991.

"I won’t be a rock star. I will be a legend." —- Freddie Mercury (5 September 1946 – 24 November 1991).

"I won’t be a rock star. I will be a legend." —- Freddie Mercury (5 September 1946 – 24 November 1991).

"You see, it may be true that artists adopt a flamboyant appearance, but it’s also true that people who look funny get stuck with the arts." — Quentin Crisp.

"You see, it may be true that artists adopt a flamboyant appearance, but it’s also true that people who look funny get stuck with the arts." — Quentin Crisp.

The last days of Summer in Moscow (Pavel Petel).