This week, it’ll be 20 years since the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend, Ron Goldman, at her home in the Brentwood neighborhood of L.A., a double murder whose main suspect for police was a former football-turned-TV-turned-running man through airport commercial star, Orenthal James - O.J. - Simpson. Which, as we all remember, led to a police chase 5 days after the murders. That slow-chase down the 405 freeway, and the subsequent arrest, trial and acquittal of Simpson in those murders captured – and then hijacked – the attention of America for 8 months.
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