Celebrities born on this day​

1910-Mary_Whitehouse-1981
1910: social activist, Mary Whitehouse (died 2001)

1943-Malcolm_McDowell_2015
1943: English actor, Malcolm McDowell

1951-Richard_Thomas_2015
1951: John-Boy Walton, Richard Thomas

1951-Stellan_Skarsgård_2009
1951: Swedish actor, Stellan Skarsgård

1953-Tim_Allen-2014
1953: American actor & comedian, Tim Allen

1955-Alan_hansen_in_2004
1955: Scottish footballer turned pundit, Alan Hansen

1962-Ally_Sheedy
1962: American actress, Ally Sheedy

1964-Kathy_Burke
1964: comic actress, Kathy Burke

Celebrities who died on this day…

1986-Benny_Goodman_-_c1970
1986: American jazz clarinetist and bandleader, Benny Goodman (born 1909)

2005-Lane_Smith_as_Perry_White
2005: American actor, Lane Smith (born 1936)

Movies released in UK cinemas this day…​

1936-Flash_Gordon_(serial)
1936: Flash Gordon (serial)

_The_Secret_of_Blood_Island__(1964)
1965: The Secret of Blood Island

1967-You_Only_Live_Twice_-_UK_cinema_poster
1967: You Only Live Twice

1985-A_View_to_a_Kill_-_UK_cinema_poster
1985: A View To A Kill

On UK TV this day…​​​​​​​

1970-Albert_&_Victoria
1970-71: Albert & Victoria

We_Are_The_Champions-1973
1973-95: We Are The Champions

1978-Will_Shakespeare
1978: Will Shakespeare

The_Omega_Factor-1979
1979: The Omega Factor

UK No 1s this day…​​

Mungo_Jerry-In_the_Summertime.jpg
1970: “In the Summertime” by Mungo Jerry (7 weeks)

Simon_and_Garfunkel,_Bridge_over_Troubled_Water_(1970)
1970: Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon & Garfunkel (4 weeks)

Smokey_Robinson-Being_With_You.jpg
1981: “Being With You” by Smokey Robinson (2 weeks)

Whitney_Houston_-_Whitney_(album)
1987: Whitney by Whitney Houston (6 weeks)

Erasure-Abba-esque
1992: Abba-esque by Erasure (5 weeks)

Blue_(Simply_Red_album)
1998: Blue by Simply Red (1 week)
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