This Day in Showbiz History… August 22


Actor James Corden (pictured) turns 44 today while musician Tori Amos turns 59, comic actress Kristen Wiig turns 49 and Beach Boys guitarist David Marks turns 74.

Durban musician Rusty Red celebrates his birthday today, as does blonde South African star of international musicals, notably Chicago, 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…