The most famous car chase in American history was telecast live June 17, 1994. At 11 a.m. that day football legend O.J. Simpson was supposed to surrender to Los Angeles police to be arraigned on charges of murdering his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman. Instead, Simpson took off with his friend and former teammate A.C. Cowlings in Cowlings' white Ford Bronco. By evening, the police and helicopters from every major news network had caught up with them and were trailing the Bronco. Ninety-five million people watched as the car took police on a low-speed chase over some of California's most trafficked highways.