This Day in Showbiz History.. March 15


Eva Longoria (pictured), star of Desperate Housewives, turns 45 today while musician Will.I.Am also turns 45. Sly Stone turns 76 and ’80s hit-maker Terence Trent D’Arby turns 58.

Actor Kellan Lutz turns 35, musician Ry Cooder turns 73, actor Judd Hirsch turns 85 and Mike Love, vocalist with the Beach Boys, turns 79.

Actor Sir Laurence Olivier featured on the cover of Life magazine on this day in 1948, while n this day ion 1954, The Morning Show debuted on US television, with Walter Cronkite as host.

On this day in 1956, My Fair Lady opened at New York’s  Mark Hellinger Theatre, where it ran for 2 715 performances.

On this day in 1974, If You Need Me by After All was topping the South Africa’s Springbok Radio chart, where it remained for three weeks. Just saying…