Celebrities born on this day

1900-Arthur_Askey
1900: comic actor, Arthur Askey (died 1982)

1918-Kenneth_Connor
1918: Carry On regular, Kenneth Connor (died 1993)

1930-Jeremy_Wilkin
1930: Gerry Anderson regular, Jeremy Wilkin (died 2017)

1932-Billie_Whitelaw
1932: actress, Billie Whitelaw (died 2014)

1936-Levi_Stubbs
1936: Four Tops singer, Levi Stubbs (died 2008)

1939-Gary_US_Bonds
1939: singer, Gary US Bonds

1947-Robert_englund
1947: Freddy Krueger actor, Robert Englund

1955-Sandra_Bernhard
1955: actress & comedian, Sandra Bernhard

1956-Björn_Borg_(1987)_color
1956: Swedish tennis star, Björn Borg

1957-Mike_Gatting
1957: former England cricketer, Mike Gatting

1960-Steve_Vai_2011
1960: American guitarist, Steve Vai

1961-Tom_Araya_1
1961: Slayer frontman, Tom Araya

Jason_Isaacs_2014
1963: actor, Jason Isaacs

1967-Paul_Giamatti_2010_TIFF
1967: actor, Paul Giamatti

Celebrities who died on this day…

1987-Fulton_Mackay
1987: actor, Fulton Mackay (born 1922)

2005-Dana_Elcar
2005: actor, Dana Elcar (born 1927)

2005-Anne_Bancroft_1952
2005: actress, Anne Bancroft (born 1931)

2006-Billy_Preston
2006: musician, Billy Preston (born 1946)

Tom_Sharpe
2013: satirical novelist, Tom Sharpe (born 1928)

2014-Eric_Hill_author
2014: Where’s Spot? author, Eric Hill (born 1927)

Movies released in UK cinemas this day…

1197-Con_Air
1997: Con Air

1996-Crash
1997: Crash (1996)

1997-The_Fifth_Element
1997: The Fifth Element

Movies released in US cinemas this day…​

1942-Yankee_Doodle_Dandy_poster
1942: Yankee Doodle Dandy

1962-Big_Red
1962: Big Red

1974-Herbie_Rides_Again
1974: Herbie Rides Again

1980-Urban_cowboy_Poster
1980: Urban Cowboy

1986-Invaders_From_Mars
1986: Invaders from Mars (1986)

1197-Con_Air
1997: Con Air

On UK TV this day…​​​​

Till_Death_Us_Do_Part-1966
1966: Till Death Us Do Part

 

UK No 1s this day…​

christie-yellow-river-1970
1970: “Yellow River” by Christie (1 week)

Whitney_Houston_-_I_Wanna_Dance_with_Somebody
1987: “I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)” by Whitney Houston (2 weeks)

Simple_Minds-Liveinthecityoflight
1987: Live in the City of Light by Simple Minds (1 week)

Lionel_Richie_Back_to_Front
1992: Back to Front by Lionel Richie (6 weeks)

Bwitchedcestlavie
1998: “C’est La Vie” by B*witched (2 weeks)

Wherewebelong
1998: Where We Belong by Boyzone (1 week)