This Day in Showbiz History… September 22

ON THIS DAY IN 2021:

Award-winning Durban singer-actor Lyle Buxton (pictured), star of the South African touring production of KickstArt’s Shrek the Musical, turns 35 today, while actress Billie Piper turns 39 and singer-choreographer Toni Basil, who had a hit in the 1980s with Mickey, turns 78.

French DJ and recording artist Martin Solvieg turns 45 today, while Debbie Boone, of You Light Up My Life fame, turns 65. Blind singer Andrea Bocelli turns 63 today and musician Nick Cave turns 64.

Fiddler on the Roof opened on this day in 1964 in New York, while A Little Night Music opened on Broadway on this day in 1973.

It was on this day in 2002 that actress Patsy Kensit divorced Oasis member Liam Gallagher due to unreasonable behaviour after three years of marriage.

Band of Gold by Freda Payne was topping the UK singles chart on this day in 1970. It remained at No 1 for six weeks. Just saying…