Saddam Hussein is sentenced to death. He shouts "God is Great"repeatedly during his sentencing (see footage below) and initially refuses to stand up to be told he will be hanged. British Prime Minister Tony Blair voices opposition to the sentence while President Bush uses it to boost support for Republicans for the upcoming election.
Tom Cruise scores a job/feels reassured he's still relevant at United Artists and Mickey Rourke adds his two cents to the Tom Cruise vs. Psychiatry debate a mere 5 months late causing Tom Cruise to be in the unusual position of being seen, at least in this instance, as the more coherent one.
The disgraced Reverend Ted Haggard claims in a letter to his congregation that he's "sexually immoral, repulsive and dark". Well, two out of three isn't bad.
Snoop Dogg is arrested in Los Angeles for possession of a deadly weapon in his carry on luggage and faces a jail sentence of up to 3 years if convicted.
Tom Ford claims he doesn't wear underwear. Ever. Zac Posen sees that underwear call and raises him one sarong.