This Day in Showbiz History… November 3


Actor Dolph Lundgren (pictured) turns 62 today, while top ’60s singer Lulu turns 71, reality star and model Kendall Jenner turns 24 and former top TV actress Roseanne Barr turns 67.

The classic The Wizard of Oz, starring Judy Garland, was first shown on television on this day in 1956, while the first screening of the hit comedy series, Diff’rent Strokes, had its first US screening on this day in 1978.

It was on this day in 1992 that Whitney Houston released her massive hit cover version of the Dolly Parton classic,  I Will Always Love You…which went on to be the Song of the Year for 1993.

Actor Charles Brosnan was born on this day in 1921. He died in 2003.

Crowning the South African singles chart on this day in 1978 was Dancing in the City by Matshall  Hain, which spent three weeks at No 1. Just saying…