This Day in Showbiz History… July 20


Kim Carnes (pictured), who had hits with Bette Davis Eyes and Draw of the Cards, turns 77 today, while Carlos Santana turns 75 today.  Singer, dancer and actress Julianne Hough turns 34 today and actor Omar Epps turns 49.

Karate and movie star Bruce Lee died on this day in 1973, aged 32, while on this day in 1996, stage and screen star Bernadette Peters married investment advisor Michael Wittenberg, 14 years her junior, in New York.

Lena Headey, star of television’s Game of Thrones, divorced musician Peter Loughran on this day in 2012.

The Everly Brothers hit, Temptation, rose to the top of the UK singles chart on this day in 1966, spending two weeks there. It was the group’s fourth and final No 1 hit. Just saying…