This Day in Showbiz History… November 27


Actor and martial arts expert Bruce Lee (pictured), who died in 1973, aged 32, was born on this day, as was guitarist Jimi Hendrix, who died, aged 27, in 1970. American comedian Bill Nye turns 67 today.

On this day in 2006 Baywatch star Pamela Anderson, then 39, divorced singer Kid Rock, then 36, while on the same day actress Selma Blair, then 34, divorced actor and rocker Ahmet Zappa, then 32, after two years of marriage.

Today in 2013 marked the divorce of actor Ashton Kutcher and actress Demi Moore, who, aged 51 then, was 16 years his senior. They had been married for eight years.

On this day in 1967, The Beatles released the Magical Mystery Tour album, while the Dexy’s Midnight Runners hit, Come On Eileen, rose to the top of the South African singles chart on this day in 1982. The song spent two weeks in the top spot. Just saying…