This Day in Showbiz History… September 17


I’m Outta Love singer Anastacia (pictured) turns 54 today, while Australian dancer and choreographer Wade Robson (former beau of Britney Spears) turns 40 and Grey’s Anatomy actor Kyle Chandler turns 57. Anne Bancroft, who died in 2005, was born on this day in 1931.

Television was first broadcast in Australia on this day in 1956, while the hit series Bewitched premiered on US television on this day in 1964. The film of the Bette Midler live show, Divine Madness, hit American cinemas on this day in 1980.

The Joker by The Steve Miller Band topped the UK singles chart on this day in 1990. It spent two weeks at No 1. Just saying…