This Day in Showbiz History… July 9

Fred Savage (pictured), former child star of TV’s The Wonder Years, turns 41 today, while Oscar-winner Tom Hanks turns 61 and OJ Simpson turns 70. American actor Brian Dennehey turns 79, singer-actress Courtney Love turns 53 and Top Gun actress Kelly McGillis turns 60.

It was on this day in 1992 that Oscar-winner Kim Basinger became the 1 959th person to get a star on the famous Hollywood Walk of Fame, while this day in 2009 saw the wedding of Ann Faris, star of TV’s Mom, and actor Chris Pratt in Bali, Indonesia.

On this day in 1976, Swedish group Abba rose to the top of the South African singles chart with Fernando. It stayed at the top spot for six weeks. Just saying…