Share Shares Sadly, many people go missing. Some of these people become very well-known in the aftermath of their disappearances. Some are believed to be victims of crime; others are just the accidental missing.
Against all logic, some of the most-famous faces of our times have managed to evade discovery; seemingly slipping through cracks in reality into a lost, unknowable dimension. Where did these people go, and why did they choose to disappear? We may never know.
A nanny, Sandra Rivett, was bludgeoned to death in the basement with a piece of lead pipe. The lady of the house, Lady Lucan, was also viciously attacked. A professional gambler, Lord Lucan was a paranoid obsessive who had spent the years since their divorce spying on his ex-wife.
The car itself was found hours later, its interior dripping with blood. Of Lord Lucan himself there was no sign. Some think he committed suicide following the attack, hurling himself into the Channel.
Others believe he used a private airfield to fly away to safety. In the intervening years, there have been sightings in Goa, South Africa, Gabon and Colombia, but none have been confirmed.
No body has ever surfaced. Manics4real The story of the vanished Manic Street Preachers guitarist and lyricist Richey Edwards is as tragic as they come. A lifelong depressive, Edwards was known to self-harm, routinely stubbing cigarettes out on his skin and cutting himself.
In one interview, he took a razor blade and carved the words 4 REAL into his own arm after a journalist questioned his integrity. Then, in Februarythings seemed to come to a head. He was never seen again.
Those who knew him say he would never do such a thing. No sightings have ever been reported. Despite the strong riptides and a shoulder injury, Holt decided to go into the water. Ignoring the pleas of his friends, he stepped in and promptly vanished from history. Some think this is exactly what he intended to happen and the whole thing was a suicide attempt.
Some believe a waiting Communist submarine picked him up and scooted him to safety, as part of a well-organized defection. Others just throw in the towel and claim aliens did it. Whatever the truth, no trace of Holt has ever been found.
US Department of Justice D. Cooper is perhaps the only person on this list whose primary claim to fame is their disappearance. However, plenty of others disagree and the list of suspects is astonishingly long.
The theories as to where D. Cooper went or what he did if he survived are even more numerous than the suspects. Rather than being snatched in the night, though, Dorothy disappeared in the middle of the day in a city full of people.
She was repeatedly sighted along Fifth Avenue, where she spoke to shopkeepers and exchanged greetings with friends.
Then she took a stroll to Central Park, waved goodbye to an acquaintance and was never seen or heard from again. Predictably, the theories about her fate are too numerous to count.
Some think she was murdered in the park, others that she secretly went to an abortion doctor that afternoon and bled to death on the table. Oscar Zeta Acosta Image: Addicted to drugs, pleasure and risk taking, Acosta earned that reputation the hard way.
One is that the notorious firebrand attorney made one too many enemies, and was murdered. The other is that he got caught up in a drug deal that went sour and wound up becoming a casualty. In his essay the Banshee Screams for Buffalo MeatHunter Thompson himself even reported on a rumour that Acosta had later been seen alive, manically piloting a speedboat away from a drug shootout in the ocean.
The journalist and writer of An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge was known for his bitter pronouncements and general grumpiness. But his last pronouncement may have topped them all.JCPenney's brand is in grave danger under the stewardship of CEO Ron Johnson.
It's not likely to literally go extinct this year — which is why we have it at No. 10 in our ranking. Some brands you recognize instantly just by looking at their logo. Let’s take a look at some of the most famous logos out there that have really raised the bar.
We explain why these brands have been so successful, and what we can learn from their famous logo designs. benjaminpohle.com Be Amazed at these Top 10 Huge Companies That Will Disappear! Virgin America - Virgin America was acquired by Alaska Airlines in and there was a big question mark for a while as to what Alaska Airlines would do with the Virgin brand.
JCPenney's brand is in grave danger under the stewardship of CEO Ron Johnson. It's not likely to literally go extinct this year — which is why we have it at No. 10 in our ranking. The story of the vanished Manic Street Preachers guitarist and lyricist Richey Edwards is as tragic as they come.
A lifelong depressive, Edwards was known to self-harm, routinely stubbing cigarettes out on his skin and cutting himself. Dec 15, · The fate of a brand depends on brand mismanagement, the whims of the marketplace, and the determination by corporate big-shots as to whether a brand stays or goes.
Each year, 24/7 Wall St. identifies 10 American brands we predict will disappear in the coming year.