Today marks the 25th anniversary of one of the most infamous moments in TV history – the O.J. Simpsons white Bronco chase. On June 17th, 1994, CNN and all the broadcast networks cut to the scene of Simpson in a white Bronco fleeing police to avoid murder charges. NBC put the chase onto a split screen with Game 5 of the NBA Finals. Simpson and Al Cowlings, who was driving the Bronco, eventually returned to O.J.’s home and he surrendered to police. The scene was wild and this event ushered in a new trend in pop culture that gave us ‘Realty TV and The Kardashians’, Thanks OJ!!!!!
Recently, Simpson officially joined Twitter, declaring he’s “got a lot of getting even to do”.
Did you watch the Bronco chase live? I was glued to the tv that afternoon so much that I had to order pizza delivery.