This Day in Showbiz History… October 29


Actress Kate Jackson of Charlie’s Angels turns 73 today while actor Richard Dreyfuss turns 74.

Randy Jackson, musician and former member of The Jacksons – not to be confused with the Randy Jackson of American Idol fame – turns 60 today. Actor Rufus Sewell turns 54 today.  Durban theatre doyenne Caroline Smart also celebrates her birthday today.

The James Bond hit, Quantum of Solace, with Daniel Craig as 007, premiered in London on this day in 2008.

The song that rose to the top of the South African singles chart on this day in 1976 was I Hate the Music by Aussie singer John Paul Young. It spent two weeks at No 1. Just saying…