This Day in Showbiz History… November 20


Actor Steve Martin (pictured), then 41, married actress Victoria Tennant, then 36, on this day in 1988; while actor Luke Perry tied the knot with Minnie Sharp, three years his junior at 24, in Beverly Hills on this day in 1993.

Actress Bo Derek turns 66 today, while Eagles guitarist Joe Walsh turns 75. Today, in 2006, marked the day director Robert Altman passed away, aged 81.

It was on this day in 1966 that the musical Cabaret opened in New York. It went on to enjoy 1166 performances at the Broadhurst Theatre.

The Chris Andrews hit, Carol OK, rose to the top of the South African singles chart on this day in 1970. The song spent two weeks in the top spot. Just saying…