This Day in Showbiz History… August 20


Actor Andrew Garfield (pictured) turns 39 today while actress Amy Adams turns 48 and Led Zeppelin lead singer Robert Plant turns 74.

British actor-comic David Walliams turns 61 and singer Demi Lovato turns 30, while actress Joan Allen turns 665 and musician Jamie Cullum turns 43.

Zany actress Phyllis Diller died on this day in 2012, aged 95; and today, in 1992, marked the day that musician Sting and Trudie Styler married at an 11th century chapel in Wiltshire, England.

It was on this day in 1882 that the Tchaikovsky work, 1812 Overture, opened in Moscow, while The Rolling Stones, on this day in 1966, released (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction in the UK.

Topping the South African singles chart on this day in was 1988 was Rise to the Occasion by Climie Fisher. It remained there for three weeks. Just saying…