This Day in Showbiz History… September 18


Actress Jada Pinkett Smith (pictured) turns 50 today while Star Trek and Into the Woods actor James Marsden turns 48 and former model, actress and singer Twiggy turns 72.

Legendary actress Great Garbo, born in 1905, died on this day in 1990, aged 84.

A Streetcar Named Desire, the hit film teaming Marlon Brando and Vivien Leigh, under the direction of Elia Kazan, opened in the US on this day in 1951, while The Addams Family, starring Ted Cassidy, premiered on US television on this day in 1964.

Lola by The Kinks was topping the South African singles chart on this day in 1970. It remained at No 1 for two weeks. Just saying…