Friday 29th December 1989
Actor Christian Slater (20) was arrested for drunk driving in Los Angeles, California. He had a blood-alcohol level of 0.24 grams of alcohol per 100 ml of blood, was three-times the legal limit in California. Slater’s arrest came after a predawn car chase–he was driving 50 mph in a 35 mph zone -that ended when he crashed his Saab into a tree. He spent 10 days in jail.