This Day in Showbiz History… September 23


Rocker Bruce Springsteen (pictured) turns 73 today while crooner Julio Iglesias turns 79 and Steve Boon, best known as the bassist with Lovin’ Spoonful, also turns 79 today.

Actor Jason Alexander turns 63 today, while the late screen star Mickey Rooney was born on this day in 1920. He died in 2014.

America’s ABC television network screened its first colour series on this day in 1962 – the animated The Jetsons.

Funnyman Jim Carrey wed actress Lauren Holly, his Dumb and Dumber co-star, in Malibu on this day in 1996.

The Slade hit Mama Weer All Crazee Now was topping the UK singles chart on this day in 1972. The band’s third No 1, it stayed at the top for three consecutive weeks. Just saying…