This Day in Showbiz History… September 22


Durban singer and award-winning actor Lyle Buxton (pictured), star of the South African touring production of KickstArt’s Shrek the Musical, turns 32 today, while actress Billie Piper turns 36 and singer-choreographer Toni Basil, who had a hit in the 1980s with Mickey, turns 75.

French DJ and recording artist Martin Solvieg turns 42 today, while Debbie Boone, of You Light Up My Life fame, turns 62. Blind singer Andrea Bocelli turns 60 today and musician Nick Cave turns 61.

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…