From Adrian Peterson to Paula Deen, plenty of celebrities have discovered over the years just how fickle endorsement money can be.
After Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was indicted on child abuse charges for hitting his 4-year-old son with a switch, Nike soon announced it was dropping Peterson, as did Castrol motor oil, and stores were quick to pull his jerseys and other merchandise.
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Pepsi and UPS are born, Emmett Till is murdered, Martin Luther King Jr. shares his dream, and Prince Charles and Princess Diana divorce, all on this day.
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