This Day in Showbiz History… June 23


Wonderful Frances McDormand (pictured), star of the film version of Fargo, turns 65 today, while Jason Mraz turns 45, British singer Duffy (of Mercy fame) turns 38 and actress Selma Blair turn 50.

This day in 1956 marked the last airing on America’s NBC network of The Jimmy Durante Show starring Jimmy Durante, while this day in 1960 marked the last US airing of The Pat Boone Show, starring Pat Boone.

On this day in 1996, Amadeus actor Tom Hulce, then 42, wed Italian artist Cecilia Ermini, while this day in 2016 saw This Is Us actress Mandy Moore divorce musician Ryan Adams after seven years of marriage.

On this day in 1971 Scottish band Middle of the Road scored its first No 1 on the UK singles chart with Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep, which spent five weeks crowning the chart. Just saying…