Spungen, Nancy

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Nancy Spungen
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Spungen, Nancy Gender: F
Nancy Laura Spungen
born on 27 February 1958 at 06:52 (= 06:52 AM )
Place Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 39n57, 75w10
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 08°23' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 15°41 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 12°28'


American homicide victim 10/12/1978, by her boyfriend, heavy metal rocker Sid Vicious. Born cyanotic, Spungen had drug problems early in her life, dropping out of school by the time she was ten and never returning. Her first visit to a psychiatrist was in January 1962. She was still a drug addict at the time of her death.

Sid Vicious was charged with her murder but died of an overdose before the case went to trial. He had been born as John Simon Ritchie in London, 5/10/1957, and died in Greenwich Village, NY on 2/01/1979.

Link to Wikipedia biography



  • Other Mental Health January 1962 (First visit to a psychiatrist)
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  • Death by Homicide 12 October 1978 (Killed by boyfriend, age 20)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Carolyn Caufman in MH 4/1984 quotes Spungen's mother's biography "And I Don't Want to Live This Life."


  • Diagnoses : Psychological : Abuse Drugs (Early in life until death)
  • Diagnoses : Psychological : Psychotic Episode (Psychiatrically treated)
  • Passions : Criminal Victim : Homicide victim (Killed by lover)
  • Personal : Birth : Difficult birth (Cyanotic, lack of oxygen)
  • Personal : Death : Short Life less than 29 Yrs (Age 20)
  • Notable : Book Collection : Crime Collection