This Day in Showbiz History… June 14


British singer Boy George (pictured) turns 61 today, TV host and onetime US premier Donald Trump turns 76 and Kevin McHale, who played the crippled teenager in TV’s Glee, turns 34. Film director Jay Roach turns 65.

On this day in 1942, the Walt Disney animated classic, Bambi, was released in the US, while on this day in 1980, the Frank Sinatra classic, New York, New York, reached No 32 on the US chart.

Composer Henry Mancini, famous for composing the Pink Panther Theme and Moon River, died, aged 70, on this day in 1994.

Model turned actress-singer Twiggy married actor Michael Witney on this day in 1977. She was 27 and he was 45.

It was this week in 1992 that British duo Erasure scored their first No 1 single with the fun Abba-esque, an EP containing four covers of Abba hits. Vince Clark and Andy Bell had five Top 10 hits in the UK between 1986 and 1994. Just saying…