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Sharon Tate with a goat

In 1943, American on August 15, 2017 at 11:00 am

Her closet may have been full of designer dresses, but Sharon Tate (1943 – 1967) was a flower child all the way down to her toes. Most comfortable barefoot, she used to skirt the “shoes required” laws in snooty late ’60s Beverly Hills by looping leather string around her toes and across the tops of her feet, and then tying the ends around her ankles. Voila: sandals. Even the Malibu Barbie doll, said to be inspired by the actress and her bikini-clad character, Malibu, from the 1967 beach comedy “Don’t Make Waves,” was barefoot in her box. Los Angeles Times.

Sharon Tate 1943 – 1969

In 1943, American on August 11, 2017 at 10:24 am

Her closet may have been full of designer dresses, but Sharon Tate was a flower child all the way down to her toes. Most comfortable barefoot, she used to skirt the “shoes required” laws in snooty late ’60s Beverly Hills by looping leather string around her toes and across the tops of her feet, and then tying the ends around her ankles. Voila: sandals. Even the Malibu Barbie doll, said to be inspired by the actress and her bikini-clad character, Malibu, from the 1967 beach comedy “Don’t Make Waves,” was barefoot in her box. Los Angeles Times.

Sharon Tate 1943 – 1969

In 1943, American on August 7, 2017 at 11:58 am

Sharon Tate: American actress of great beauty and little talent, born 24 Jan 1943, Dallas Texas; died 9 August 1969 Benedict Canyon, Los Angeles California. A year younger than Pamela Tiffin, two years younger than Ann-Margret, her Hollywood career began in a role with more flesh than dialogue in the flop Don’t Make Waves (1967), followed by a beautiful but wooden performance in the camp classic Valley of the Dolls (1967).

Sharon Tate 1943 – 1969

In 1943, American on July 30, 2017 at 12:40 am

Sharon Tate left little more to the public than her image, and her impressions on famous friends; she’d been featured in only six films. Meanwhile, her death has been packed with symbolism: the demise of the ‘60s, the loss of innocence, the suffering of women. New Republic.

Sharon Tate 1943 – 1969

In 1943, American on July 29, 2017 at 2:12 pm

9 August, 1969: “Actress Sharon Tate (born 1943) 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.

Sharon Tate 1943 – 1969

In 1943, American on July 28, 2017 at 1:15 pm

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 9 – Beautiful, blonde actress Sharon Tate and four others, including coffee heiress Abigail Folger and three men in mod dress, were found slain today at the lavish, hilltop estate of Miss Tate and her Polish movie-disaster husband, Roman Polanski. Police held a 19-year-old houseboy identified as William Garretson for questioning. He was charged with five counts of suspicion of murder. New York Daily News.

Sharon Tate 1943 – 1969

In 1943, American on July 28, 2017 at 1:10 pm

Sharon Tate left little more to the public than her image, and her impressions on famous friends; she’d been featured in only six films. Meanwhile, her death has been packed with symbolism: the demise of the ‘60s, the loss of innocence, the suffering of women. New Republic.

Sharon Tate 1943 – 1969

In 1943, American on July 28, 2017 at 1:04 pm

Sharon Tate: American actress of great beauty and little talent, born 24 Jan 1943, Dallas Texas; died 9 August 1969 Benedict Canyon, Los Angeles California. A year younger than Pamela Tiffin, two years younger than Ann-Margret, her Hollywood career began in a role with more flesh than dialogue in the flop Don’t Make Waves (1967), followed by a beautiful but wooden performance in the camp classic Valley of the Dolls (1967).

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Sharon Tate in LIFE magazine

In 1943, American on July 27, 2017 at 10:08 am

Sharon Tate: born 24 Jan 1943, Dallas Texas; died 9 August 1969 Benedict Canyon, Los Angeles California.

Sharon Tate 1943 – 1969

In 1943, American on July 27, 2017 at 10:06 am

9 August, 1969: “Actress Sharon Tate (born 1943) has been found brutally murdered in her Los Angeles home, along with three high-society friends and a fifth, as yet un-named, victim. Sharon Tate, 26, was the wife of film director Roman Polanski and was eight months pregnant.BBC News.