This Day in Showbiz History… August 26

Actress Melissa McCarthy (pictured) turns 47 today, while both former child star Macaulay Culkin and Into the Woods and Star Trek star Chris Pine turn 37.

It was on this day in 1951 that the film An American in Paris, starring Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron, premiered in London, going on to take the Best Picture Oscar in 1952.

Today in 2012 saw the London marriage of Bridesmaids star Chris O’Dowd and British TV presenter Dawn Porter.

Topping the LM Radio chart on this day in 1974 was Machine Gun by The Commodores. Just saying…