This Day in Showbiz History… September 13


Actor-director Tyler Perry turns 53 today while Peter Cetera, of the band Chicago, and who had a solo hit with Glory of Love, turns 78. Actress Jacqueline Bisset turns 78 today, and designer Stella McCartney, daughter of Paul McCartney, turns 51.

Today in 1972 marked the first TV broadcast of The Waltons, while this day in 1974 marked the first broadcast of The Rockford Files on US television. Also, on this day in 1969, Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? premiered on US television.

Singer and composer Quincy Jones jnr divorced actress Ulla Andersson on this day in 1974. They had been married for five years. He was 28 and she was 41.

Local act David Kramer topped the South African chart on this day in 1981 with the catchy novelty song, Hak Hom Blokkies, which spent four weeks in the top spot. Just saying…