This Day in Showbiz History… April 15

Emma Watson (pictured), star of the Beauty and the Beast remake and the Harry Potter films, turns 27 today, while Emma Thompson, who plays teapot Mrs Potts in the Beauty and the Beast remake, turns 58.

Actress Maisie Williams, of TV’s Game of Thrones, turns 20 today. Actress Claudia Cardinale turns 79 today, Emma Thompson turns 58, actor Seth Rogen turns 35 and singer Eliza Doolittle turns 29.

Legendary actress Greta Garbo died on this day in 1990, aged 84; while Joey Ramone, lead singer with the band The Ramones, died on this day in 2001, aged 49.

On this day in 2011, singer Christina Aguilera divorced music executive Jordan Bratman, four years her senior, citing irreconcilable differences. They had been wed for five years.

On this day in 1979, Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel was crowning the UK singles chart. It remained there for six weeks. Just saying…