19 June - The ultimate godfather Sam Giancana is murdered at home

He bootlegged whiskey during the Prohibition, succeeded Al Capone, was friends with Frank Sinatra, and was even rumoured to behind the election and assassination of President Kennedy. His high profile lifestyle and his lack of respect for Mafia methods led to his retreat to Mexico. He returned in 1974 to appear before a Senate committee investigating CIA and Mafia links to kill Castro. Six shots in a circle around his mouth, from a silenced .22 calibre handgun, stopped him talking… Read the full Sam Giancana Crime File

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