ON THIS DAY IN 2021:
Oscar-winning Aussie actress Nicole Kidman (pictured) turns 54 today while Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys turns 79 and singer Lionel Richie turns 72. Actor John Goodman turns 69 and Aussie singer Anne Murray (of You Needed Me fame) turns 76.
Sweet Magnolias star Olympia Dukakis, who died on May 1, 2021, would have celebrated her 90th birthday today, while Sweet Home Alabama actor Josh Lucas turns 50. Director Stephen Frears turns 80 today.
On this day in 1974, the hit film Chinatown, with Jack Nicholson and Faye Dunaway, was released, while on this day in 1975 the Steven Spielberg classic, Jaws, first reached cinemas.
The Abba hit, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, rose to the top of the South African singles chart on this day in 1975, marking their second local No 1. It spent two weeks crowning the chart. Just saying…