This Day in Showbiz History… July 19


Actor Benedict Cumberbatch (pictured) turns 46 today and Jared Padalecki, of TV’s Gilmore Girls, turns 40. Actor Anthony Edwards turns 60, French singer and musician Sinclar turns 52, and guitarist Brian May, of hit band Queen, turns 75 today.

The first in-flight movie was shown on this day in 1961, on the TWA airline, while a 50-year-old Frank Sinatra married 21-year-old actress Mia Farrow in Las Vegas on this day in 1966.

Irish family group The Corrs was crowning the UK singles chart on this day in 2000, with Breathless. It spent a week at No 1. Just saying…