This Day in Showbiz History… September 19


Angelina Jolie (pictured) and Brad Pitt filed for divorced on this day in 2016, citing irreconcilable differences.

Bill Medley of Righteous Brothers and singer-songwriter Paul Williams both turn 82 today, while comedian Jimmy Fallon turns 48 and actor David MacCullum, of Man from UNCLE fame, turns 89. Actor Jeremy Irons turns 74 today.

It was on his day in 1960 that the Chubby Checker success, The Twist, hit No 1 on the US Billboard chart. And on this day in 1988, Bon Jovi released their fourth album, New Jersey, which contained five hits.

It was on this day in 1970 that the award-winning Mary Tyler Moore Show made its American television debut.

Saved By the Bell by Robin Gibb was topping the South African singles chart on this day in 1969. It remained at No 1 for three weeks. Just saying…