City of Adelaide – The world’s oldest clipper ship in Adelaide

The clipper ship, built in Sunderland, England, and launched on 7 May 1864. It was built by William Pile, Hay and Co. for transporting passengers and goods between Britain and Australia. Between 1864 and 1887, the ship made 23 annual return voyages from London and Plymouth to Adelaide, South Australia and played an important part in the […]

Michael Hutchence – Τhe last rock star dies in Double Bay

INXS went on a world tour to support the April 1997 release of Elegantly Wasted. The final 20th anniversary tour was to occur in Australia in November and December. On the morning of 22 November 1997, Hutchence, aged 37, was found dead in Room 524 at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Double Bay, Sydney. Actress Kym Wilson was […]

Disappearance of the Beaumont children in Adelaide

Three Australian siblings who disappeared from Glenelg Beach near Adelaide, South Australia on 26 January 1966 (Australia Day) in a suspected abduction and murder. Police investigations revealed that, on the day of their disappearance, several witnesses had seen the children on and near Glenelg Beach in the company of a tall blond and thin-faced man. Confirmed sightings […]