This Day in Showbiz History… May 1


Elvis Presley (pictured) wed Priscilla Beaulieu, then aged 21, at the Aladdin Hotel in Las Vegas on this day in 1967. Elvis was 32 at the time.

Wes Anderson, director of The Grand Budapest Hotel and Rushmore, turns 53 today, while singer Ray Parker jnr, who had a hit with Ghostbusters, turns 68. Actress Anne Fletcher turns 56.

The Rolling Stones released their hit, Brown Sugar, on this day in 1971, and this day in 1966 marked the final British concert by The Beatles, at the Empire Pool in Wembley.

On this day in 1970, My Belle Amie by Tee Set hit the top of the South African Springbok Radio singles chart, where it remained for three weeks. Just saying…