This Day in Showbiz History… November 10


Hugh Bonneville (pictured), of Downton Abbey, turns 59 today, while Ellen Pompeo, who played the title role in TV’s Grey’s Anatomy, turns 53, and Tim Rice turns 78 today.

It was on this day in 2001 that actress Andie MacDowell, star of the hit movie Four Weddings and a Funeral, married businessman Rhett Hartzog in North Carolina.

The Berlin hit, Take My Breath Away, was at the top of the UK singles chart on this day in 1986. The song, written and produced by Giorgio Moroder for the film Top Gun, spent four weeks in the top spot. Just saying…