This Day in Showbiz History… June 21


It was on this day in 1970 that a then-26-year-old Jim Morrison (pictured), lead vocalist with The Doors, married author Patricia Kennealy, then 24, in a Celtic pagan ceremony.

Today, in 1986, marked the Las Vegas wedding of Boomtown Rats lead singer, Bob Geldof, and writer and broadcaster Paula Yates.

Birthdays today? Video Games singer Lana del Rey turns 36, actress Juliette Lewis turns 49 and Ray Davies, frontman with The Kinks, turns 78. Prince William turns 40 today, while singer Kris Allen (the guy who beat Adam Lambert to win American Idol in 2009) turns 37.

It was on this day in 1990 that rocker Little Richard was awarded a star on the famous Hollywood Walk of Fame.

The anthemic We Are the World by USA For Africa rose to the top of the South African singles chart on this day in 1985, staying there for two weeks. Just saying…