A notorious pirate is captured and killed, RCA Victor buys Elvis' contract from Sun Records, the nation mourns a president, The Beatles release "The White Album," and "Toy Story" premieres, all on this day.
1997: INXS lead singer Michael Hutchence is found dead, hanging by a belt in a Sydney, Australia, hotel room. In February 1998, his death would be ruled a suicide while depressed and under the influence of drugs and alcohol. He's seen here in 1993.
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