Died Today (August 9th): Sharon Tate (I) (1943–1969)

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sharontate.jpgSharon Tate (1943–1969)

Born: January 24, 1943 in Dallas, Texas, USA

Died: August 9, 1969 (age 26) in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA

Married to:
Roman Polanski (20 January 1968 – 9 August 1969) (her death)

Sharon Tate’s unborn baby boy (who died with her) was to be named Paul Richard Polanski.

Sharon then took time off from films as she awaited the birth of her first child. On August 9, 1969 a pregnant Sharon Tate, Abigail Folger, Jay Sebring, Steven Parent, and Wojciech Frykowski were murdered by 3 of Charles Manson’s followers. Today all of her killers remain in prison.

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