This Day in Showbiz History… September 6


Today, in 1997, marked the London funeral of Princess Diana (pictured) after her death in a car crash in Paris, while others who died on this day were opera great Luciano Pavarotti (in 2007) and Creedence Clearwater Revival guitarist Tom Fogerty (1990).

Today marks the birthday of Pink Floyd frontman Roger Waters, who turns 79; and actor Idris Elba, who turns 50. Singer Macy Gray (remember her hit I Try?) turns 55 today.

On this day in 2008, singer KT Tunstall, then 33, tied the knot with drummer Luke Bullen.

Topping the South African singles chart on this day in 1986, was Dancing on the Ceiling by Lionel Richie. It stayed at No 1 for four weeks. Just saying…