This Day in Showbiz History… September 9


Canadian crooner Michael Buble (pictured) turns 47 today, while comic actor Adam Sandler turns 57 and Indian actor Akshay Kumar turns 55.

Actor Hugh Grant turns 62, Rachel Hunter turns 53, The Greatest Showman star Michelle Williams turns 42 and Dave Stewart, formerly of hit duo Eurythmics, turns 70 today.

On this day in 2015, actor Ryan Reynolds, then 35, tied the knot with Gossip Girl actress Blake Lively, then 25, in South Carolina. Also, this day in 1979, marked the wedding of Yusef Islam (Cat Stevens) to Fouzia Ali.

Elvis Presley appeared on TV’s Ed Sullivan Show for the first time on this day in 1956, while on this day in 1971, John Lennon and Yoko Ono appeared on The Dick Cavett Show in the US.

The Soft Cell hit, Tainted Love, was topping the UK singles chart on this day in 1981, staying put for two consecutive weeks. It also made the top 5 there in 1991. Just saying…