This Day in Showbiz History… November 29

Comedian and actor Eddie Eckstein (pictured) turns 78 today, while Joburg-based cabaret singer Tonya Koenderman and local stage actress Candice van Litsenborgh also celebrate their birthdays today.

Actor Tom Sizemore turns 56 today, actor Jeff Fahey turns 65 and Anna Faris, star of TV’s Mom, turns 45. George Harrison of The Beatles died on this day in 2001, aged 58. Also, actor Cary Grant died on this day in 1986, aged 82.

It was on this day in 2003 that movie composer Danny Elfman wed actress Bridget Fonda, 11 years his junior, in Los Angeles.

The Colombus hit, Milky Ways, rose to the top of the South African singles chart on this day in 1975. The song spent five weeks in the top spot. Just saying…