This Day in Showbiz History… September 3


Actor Charlie Sheen (pictured) turns 57 today, while Steve Jones, former guitarist with The Sex Pistols, turns 67 and Al Jardine, guitarist with Beach Boys, turns 80. Actor Garrett Hedlund turns 38 today.

Eileen Brennan, the actress I most fondly recall as the drill officer for Goldie Hawn in the hit film Private Benjamin, was born on this day in 1932. She died in 2013.

This day in 1977 marked the final broadcast of television’s hit, award-winning The Mary Tyler Moore Show.

Topping the UK singles chart this week in 1960 was Apache by The Shadows, which remained in the No 1 spot for five weeks. Just saying…