This Day in Showbiz History… June 20


Oscar-winning Aussie actress Nicole Kidman (pictured) turns 52 today while Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys turns 77 and singer Lionel Richie turns 70. Actor John Goodman turns 67 and Aussie singer Anne Murray (of You Needed Me fame) turns 74.

Actor Martin Landau , would died in 2017, would have celebrated his 91stbirthday today, while Sweet Magnolias star Olympia Dukakis turns 88 and Sweet Home Alabama actor Josh Lucas turns 48. Director Stephen Frears turns 78 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…