9 August, 1969: “Actress Sharon Tate has been found brutally murdered in her Los Angeles home, along with three high-society friends and a fifth, as yet un-named, victim. All five died from shooting and multiple stab wounds. Sharon Tate, 26, was the wife of film director Roman Polanski and was eight months pregnant. … Sharon Tate began her acting career in the television series, “The Beverly Hillbillies”. She also had parts in the films “Valley of the Dolls”, “The Americanisation of Emily”, and “The Sandpiper”.” BBC News.