This Day in Showbiz History… June 20


Oscar-winning Aussie actress Nicole Kidman (pictured) turns 53 today while Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys turns 78 and singer Lionel Richie turns 71. Actor John Goodman turns 68 and Aussie singer Anne Murray (of You Needed Me fame) turns 75.

Sweet Magnolias star Olympia Dukakis turns 89 and Sweet Home Alabama actor Josh Lucas turns 49. Director Stephen Frears turns 79 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…