This Day in Showbiz History… July 8


Actor Billy Crudup (pictured) turns 53 today while actor Jaden Smith, who starred alongside his father Will Smith in the hit film The Pursuit of Happyness, turns 23 and Kevin Bacon, star of Footloose, turns 63. Actress Anjelica Huston turns 70 today.

It was on this day in 2015 that model Amber Rose tied the knot with rapper Wiz Khalifa in Pennsylvania, while Oscar-winning Gone with the Wind star Vivien Leigh died of tuberculosis on this day in 1967.

On this day in 1972, Percy Sledge was atop the South African singles chart with Come Softly to Me. It stayed at the top spot for two weeks. Just saying…