This Day in Showbiz History… July 2


Actress Lindsay Lohan (pictured) turns 36 today while former model Jerry Hall turns 66 and High School Musical star Ashley Tisdale turns 37. French fashion designer Pierre Cardin would have turned 100 today (he died on December 29, 2020) and US singer-songwriter Michelle Branch turns 39.

Screen star Jimmy Stewart died on this day in 1997. He was born in 1908.

Elvis Presley recorded Hound Dog and Don’t Be Cruel on this day in 1956, while on this day in 1994, Green Day singer Billie Joe Armstrong, then 22, wed Adeline Records co-owner Adrienne Nesser, then aged 24.

A film widely considered as one of the worst ever made, Plan 9 From Outer Space, previewed on this day in 1959, while the hit comedy Airplane!, starring Robert Hays and Julie Hagerty, premiered on this day in 1980.

The Bellamy Brothers hit, Let Your Love Flow, rose to the top of the South African singles chart on this day in 1976, enjoying a week there. Just saying…