June 11

This Day in Crime

1943

Mobster Henry Hill, inspiration for “Goodfellas,” is born

On this day in 1943, mobster-turned-FBI-informant Henry Hill, whose life of crime was chronicled in the 1986 book “Wiseguy: Life in a Mafia Family” and the 1990 film “Goodfellas,” is born in New York … (more...)