This Day in Showbiz History… June 9

Johnny Depp
(pictured) turns 59 today, while Back to the Future star Michael J Fox turns 61 and Natalie Portman turns 41. Locally, DJ and comic Darren Maule celebrates his 46th birthday today.

It was on this day in 1991 that Bruce Springsteen wed his back-up singer, Patty Scialfi, while Peter Gabriel, then 51, married Meah Flynn in Italy on this day in 2002.

Today in 1931 marked the first showing of a Donald Duck cartoon, while this day in 2012 marked the Texas wedding of Oscar-winner Matthew McConaughey, then 42, and model Camilla Alves, who was 30 at the time.

It was on this day in 1970 that Bob Dylan received an honorary Doctorate of Music at Princeton University.

Never, Never, Never  by Shirley Bassey was topping the South African singles chart on this day in 1973. It spent four weeks there. Just saying…