This Day in Showbiz  History… August 15

ON THIS DAY IN 2020:

Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence turns 30 today, actress Debra Messing turns 52 and award-winning actor-director-writer Ben Affleck (pictured) turns 48. Locally, Johannesburg-based singer and actor Timothy Moloi also celebrates his birthday today, turning 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…

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