Nancy Spungen

Girlfriend of Sid Vicious
Born Feb 27, 1958
Hometown University City
Died Oct 12, 1978
Death Place Chelsea Historic ...
Religion Jewish
Height 5' 1" (155 cm)
Nationality American

Nancy Laura Spungen was the girlfriend of Sex Pistols bassist Sid Vicious and a figure of the 1970s punk rock scene. Spungen's life, and her death, has been the subject of controversy among music historians and fans of the Sex Pistols. Raised in Philadelphia, Spungen was an emotionally disturbed child who was diagnosed with schizophrenia at the age of 15.… Read More

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1958 Birth Born on February 27, 1958.


1972 14 Years Old In January 1972, she ran away from Devereux Manor and attempted suicide by slitting her wrists with scissors. … Read More
1974 16 Years Old Spungen graduated from Lakeside High School in April 1974, two weeks after her application to attend the University of Colorado at Boulder was accepted. … Read More
1976 18 Years Old In 1976, she moved to London, possibly to win over Jerry Nolan of the Dolls and The Heartbreakers, but met the Sex Pistols instead. … Read More


The tabloids dubbed Spungen "Nauseating Nancy" for her frequent public displays of verbal abuse and violence. After the Sex Pistols broke up in January 1978, Spungen and Vicious moved to the Hotel Chelsea in New York City. … Read More
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