This Day in Showbiz History… July 26


Mick Jagger (pictured) turns 77 today and actor Kevin Spacey turns 61, while Oscar-winner Sandra Bullock turns 56 and actress Kate Beckinsale turns 47. Musician J J Cale died on this day in 2013, he was 74.

Helen Mirren turns 75 today and Roger Taylor of Queen turns 71, while actress Olivia Williams turns 52.

Acclaimed film director Stanley Kubrick was born in The Bronx, New York, on this day in 1928. He died in 1999. And director James Cameron, who gave us Titanic and Avatar, married actress Linda Hamilton on this day in 1997.

The single Get it On by T Rex was crowning the UK hit parade on this day in 1971. It spent four weeks there. Just saying…