This Day in Showbiz  History… August 15

Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence turns 27 today, actress Debra Messing turns 49 and award-winning actor-director-writer Ben Affleck (pictured) turns 45.

It was on this day in 1939 that the hit musical The Wizard of Oz, starring Judy Garland, premiered at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Hollywood.

 Kim Wilde topped the South African singles chart on this day in 1981 with Kids in America. It spent a week there. Just saying…