This Day in Showbiz History… February 25

buddoON THIS DAY IN 2021:

Buddy Holly (pictured) and his band The Crickets recorded the classic That’ll Be the Day on this day in 1957, while on this day in 1963, The Beatles released their first single in America, Please, Please Me.

Tea Leoni turns 55 today and actor Sean Astin turns 50. Locally, Phantom of the Opera star Jonathan Roxmouth turns 34 and acclaimed actress Kate Normington turns 56.

On this day in 1973, the Stephen Sondheim musical, A Little Night Music, premiered at New York’s Shubert Theatre, where it enjoyed 601 performances.

Finally, Another Brick in the Wall by Pink Floyd was at No 1 on the Springbok Radio Top 20 on this day in 1984. It occupied that position for three weeks. Just saying…