This Day in Showbiz History… August 22


Actor James Corden (pictured) turns 42 today while musician Tori Amos turns 57, comic actress Kristen Wiig turns 47 and Beach Boys guitarist David Marks turns 72.

Durban musician Rusty Red celebrates his birthday today, as does South African star of international musicals, Amra-Faye Wright.

This day in 1986 saw the release of the film Stand By Me, based on a short story by Stephen King. It starred River Phoenix and Corey Feldman.

The Archies rose to the top of the South African singles chart on this day in 1969, with Sugar, Sugar. It remained there for three weeks. Just saying…