Profession: Pop Artist
Why Famous: Silver Car Crash (Double Disaster) painting worth US$105 million
- 1962-07-09 Andy Warhol's first West Coast gallery exhibition in the Ferus Gallery of Los Angeles
- 1968-06-03 American radical feminist Valerie Solanas attempts to assassinate Andy Warhol by shooting him three times. She is later diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia and pleads guilty to "reckless assault with intent to harm", serving a 3 year sentence.