Celebrities born on this day​

1910-Jacques_Cousteau-1972
1910: French explorer, Jacques Cousteau (died 1997)

1919-Richard_Todd_-_1959
1919: English actor, Richard Todd (died 2009)

1927-Dr._Kit_Pedler
1927: sci-fi writer & co-creator of the Cybermen, Kit Pedler (died 1981)

1932-Ed-Bishop
1932: American actor, and Gerry Anderson favourite, Ed Bishop (died 2005)

1933-Gene_Wilder-May_07
1933: American comic actor, Gene Wilder (died 2016)

1939-Jackie_Stewart-2014
1939: Scottish Formula 1 racing driver, Jackie Stewart

1945-AdrienneBarbeauJune2011
1945: American actress, Adrienne Barbeau

1948-Lynsey_De_Paul_-_TopPop_1973_1
1948: English singer-songwriter, Lynsey de Paul (died 2014)

1949-Frank_Beard_2014
1949: ZZ Top drummer, Frank Beard

Hugh_Laurie-2009
1959: comic actor Hugh Laurie

Celebrities who died on this day…

1979-John_Wayne
1979: American actor, John Wayne (born 1907)

1993-Bernard_Bresslaw
1993: Carry On star, Bernard Bresslaw (born 1934)

1996-Brigitte_Helm
1996: star of Metropolis (1927), Brigitte Helm (born 1906)

1998-Catherine_Cookson
1998: English author, Catherine Cookson (born 1906)

1999-DeForest_Kelley
1999: Star Trek‘s Dr McCoy, DeForest Kelley (born 1920)

2015-Ron_Moody
2015: English actor, Ron Moody (born 1924)

Movies released in UK cinemas this day…​

1967-A_Fistful_of_Dollars
1967: A Fistful of Dollars (1964)

1967-Warning_Shot
1967: Warning Shot

1993-Army_of_Darkness_poster
1993: Army of Darkness

Movies released in US cinemas this day…​

1958-The_Sign_of_Zorro
1960: The Sign of Zorro (1958)

1969-Rascal_poster
1969: Rascal

1975-Love_and_death
1975: Love and Death

1975-Night_Moves_VHS_cover_art
1975: Night Moves

1989-SocietyPoster
1992: Society (1989)

On UK TV this day…​​​​​​​

1988-Nelson_Mandela_70th_Birthday_Tribute
1988: Nelson Mandela 70th Birthday Tribute – Artists Against Apartheid

1995-Olivers_Travels
1995: Oliver’s Travels

1998-Blue_Peter_Time_Capsule
1998: Blue Peter’s Richard Bacon & Katy Hill bury a time capsule in the foundations of the Millennium Dome, to be opened in 2050

UK No 1s this day…​

Beatles-BalladOfJohnAndYoko.jpg
1969: “The Ballad of John and Yoko” by the Beatles (3 weeks)