This Day in Showbiz History… May 27


Chris Colfer (pictured), who played gay pupil Kurt in TV’s Glee, turns 31 today, while British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver turns 46 and Joseph Fiennes, star of TV’s The Handmaid’s Tale and the Oscar-winning Shakespeare in Love and brother of actor Ralph Fiennes, turns 52. Ben Feldman of TV’s Mad Men and Drop Dead Diva, turns 42 today.

Christopher Lee, best known as the big screen’s Dracula, was born on this day in 1922.  He died in 2015.

Actress Angelina Jolie divorced actor Billy Bob Thornton on this day in 2003, while Sex and the City actress Cynthia Nixon wed education activist Christine Marinori on this day in 2012.

Son of Jamaica by Goombay Dance Band was topping the South African singles chart on this day in 1980. It spent four weeks at No 1. Just saying…