Full Name: Sid Vicious [John Simon Ritchie later John Beverley]
Why Famous: Best known as the bassist and vocalist for the "Sex Pistols."
- 1978-10-12 Sid Vicious charged with murder of girlfriend Nancy Spungen
- 1978-10-23 Sid Vicious attempts suicide while at Riker's Detention Center in NYC
- 1979-01-02 Sid Vicious' trial for murder of girlfriend Nancy Spungen begins