ON THIS DAY IN 1969 - MICK JAGGER ACCIDENTALLY SHOT ON MOVIE SET

On this day in 1969 – Mick Jagger accidentally shot on movie set

On this day in 1969 – Mick Jagger was accidentally shot in the hand during filming of Ned Kelly in Australia. The film was dogged by problems: Jagger’s girlfriend of the time, Marianne Faithfull, had gone to Australia to play the lead female role (Ned’s sister, Maggie), but the Jagger-Faithfull relationship was breaking up, and she took an overdose of sleeping tablets soon after arrival in Sydney resulting in being hospitalized in a coma, and pulling out of the film.

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