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JIMMY HOFFA
11th August 1958: American labour leader Jimmy Hoffa (1913 - 1975), President of the Teamster's Union, testifying at a hearing into labor rackets. Rumoured to have mafia connections, Hoffa disappeared in 1975 and no body has ever been found. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images) | Getty

July 30, 1975: Hoffa leaves his Lake Orion home about 1 p.m. He stops in Pontiac and arrives at the Machus Red Fox restaurant in Bloomfield Township around 2 p.m. to meet with Detroit mob captain Anthony (Tony Jack) Giacalone and New Jersey mobster Anthony (Tony Pro) Provenzano. Hoffa goes there to settle a feud with Provenzano. Hoffa calls his wife from a nearby payphone around 2:15 p.m. to say he's been stood up -- and then vanishes.

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