Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Home News Almanac: Wyatt Earp - CBS News

Almanac: Wyatt Earp – CBS News

On January 13, 1929, today 90 years ago, former Wild West lawyer Wyatt Earp died in Los Angeles. He was 80 years old.

An undated photo of Wyatt Earp.

Alamy


Earp was born in Illinois and led a nomadic border life. In Dodge City, Kansas, he served as Assistant Marshal, and he participated in the celebrated shootout in O.K. Corral in Tombstone, Arizona.

Earp ended his days in California and told his story to author Stuart Lake, whose book "Wyatt Earp Frontier Marshal" appeared two years after Earp's death.

The book is not strictly accurate and has a Wyatt Earp legend that has grown over the years.

A television series, "The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp," loosely based on his life, ran from 1955 to 1961 with Hugh O & # 39; Brien in the title role:


The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp S01E01 by
Vintage film archive on
Youtube

He has been screened several times, including the 1994 film "Wyatt Earp" starring Kevin Costner as Wyatt and Dennis Quaid as his sniper colleague Doc Holliday.


Wyatt Earp – Shooting in O.K. Corral in HD 1080p by
FreddyF on
Youtube

Although Wyatt Earp is exaggerated, even though his frontier achievements may have a place in our popular culture.


See also:


History of Charis Satchell.

© 2019 CBS Interactive Inc. All rights reserved.

,

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Must Read

Ralf Herbrich: "The potential of 'machine learning' is exaggerated" | Trends

Ralf Herbrich (Schwedt, Germany, 1974) confesses to being a video game lover. In the mind of this computer scientist, with doctorates in programming and...

Netflix and HBO will pay to finance TVE

The dreaded 'TVE rate' shakes the new platforms. Everything seems to indicate that HBO, Netflix, Filmin, Rakuten, Amazon Prime and Sky will have to...

Sweden-Canada: Christine Sinclair also wants her record

The records, the closer we get, the more they weigh on our shoulders. Christine Sinclair, from the top of her 20 games in the...

Game canceled due to feminist action (new-deutschland.de)

Protest against reactionary attitudes in the Vatican Photo: Imago Images EIBNER / EXPA / Thomas Haumer After a feminist protest, the Vatican canceled...