ON THIS DAY IN 2018:
On this day in 2002, Oscar-winner Nicolas Cage (pictured), then aged 39, divorced Lisa Marie Presley, then 34. He and the daughter of Elvis Presley were married only three months.
Actress Christina Applegate turns 47 today while actor Dougray Scott turns 53. Today is also the birthday of singer Percy Sledge, who died in 2015, aged 73.
The Christmas song Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer appeared on the charts for the first time on this day in 1949, while on the same day in 1953, the musical Guys and Dolls closed on Broadway after 1 200 performances.
The Stevie Wonder hit, I Just Called to Say I Love You, was at the top of the South African singles chart on this day in 1984. The song spent nine weeks in the top spot. Just saying…