This Day in Showbiz History… May 31


Irish actor Colin Farrell (pictured) turns 46 today, Clint Eastwood turns 92, actress Brooke Shields turns 57 and actor Tom Berenger turns 73. Locally, Durban actress-choreographer Daisy Spencer turns 40.

Jean Stapleton, who starred in the hit TV series, All in the Family, died on this day in 2013, aged 90.

It was on this day in 1969 that John Lennon and Yoko Ono recorded Give Peace a Chance, while the very same day Stevie Wonder released his classic, My Cherie Amour.

On this day in 1996, John Glover and Jane Krakowski headed the cast of a Broadway update, by Fredya Thomas, of the classic Moliere satire, Tartuffe, retitled Tartuffe: Born Again. It ran for only 25 performances and closed less than a month later.

Everything I Want to Do by Albert Hammond rose to the top of the South African singles chart on this day in 1974. It stayed on top for one week. Just saying…