This Day in Showbiz History… October 22


The star of the Back to the Future films, Christopher Lloyd, turns 84 today, while actor Jeff Goldblum turns 70 and recording artist Shaggy turns 54.

Actress Catherine Deneuve turns 79 today, while Jessie Tyler Ferguson, of TV’s Modern Family, celebrates his 47th birthday today. This day also marked the birthday of actress Joan Fontaine, who died in 2013, aged 96.

The movie Now, Voyager, with Bette Davis, premiered on this day in 1942, while this day in 1984 saw Paul McCartney release his Give My Regards to Broad Street album.

At the top of the South African singles chart on this day in 1971 was Mammy Blue by local group Charisma. It spent a record 12 weeks at No 1. Just saying…