This Day in Showbiz History… October 26


Aussie country singer Keith Urban (pictured), husband of Nicole Kidman and a former judge on American Idol, turns 51 today, while actor Dylan McDermott turns 57. Comedian and actor Seth McFarlane turns 55.

Jaclyn Smith of TV’s Charlie’s Angels, turns 74 today, and politician Hillary Clinton turns 72.

This day in 1952 marked the death of actress Hattie McDaniel, the first black person to receive an Oscar – for her role as Mammy in Gone With the Wind.

The Arnold Schwarzenegger success, The Terminator, directed by James Cameron, was released on this day in 1984.

The song that rose to top the South African singles chart on this day in 1979 was Sometimes When We Touch by Dan Hill. It spent one week at No 1. Just saying…