Celebrities born on this day

1909-Jessica_Tandy-1950s
1909: actress, Jessica Tandy (died 1994)

1911-Stanley_Unwin_(comedian)
1911: comedian, Stanley Unwin (died 2002)

1917-Dean_Martin_-_publicity
1917: entertainer, Dean Martin (died 1995)

1928-Reg_Park
1928: bodybuilder & actor, Reg Park (died 2007)

1929-Mickey_Duff
1929: boxing promoter/ manager, Mickey Duff (died 2014)

1931-Virgina_McKenna
1931: actress & wildlife campaigner, Virginia McKenna

1938-Ian_St_John_(1966)
1938: football pundit, Ian St John

1940-Ronald_Pickup
1940: actor, Ronald Pickup

1940-Tom_Jones
1940: singer, Tom Jones

1952-Liam_Neeson
1952: actor, Liam Neeson

1953-Colleen_Camp
1953: actress, Colleen Camp

1958-Prince
1958: pop genius, Prince (died 2016)

1962-Simon_Day
1962: comedian, Simon Day

1965-Damien_Hirst
1965: controversial artist, Damien Hirst

1969-Adam_Buxton
1969: comedian, Adam Buxton

Celebrities who died on this day…

1937-Jean_Harlow
1937: actress, Jean Harlow (born 1911)

1970-E_M_Forster
1970: novelist, E M Forster (born 1879)

2004-Quorthon
2004: Black Metal pioneer, Quorthorn (born 1966)

2015-Christopher_Lee
2015: actor, Christopher Lee (born 1922)

Movies released in UK cinemas this day…​

Black_Widow-1954
1955: Black Widow (1954)

1963-Carry_On_Cabby
1963: Carry On Cabby

1970-Crescendo
1970: Crescendo

1983-Octopussy
1983: Octopussy

Marked_For_Death-1990
1991: Marked For Death (1990)

Movies released in US cinemas this day…​

1934-The_Wise_Little_Hen_poster
1934: The Wise Little Hen (debut of Donald Duck)

Dressed_To_Kill-1946
1946: Dressed to Kill (aka Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Code)

1996-The_Rock_(movie)
1996: The Rock

On UK TV this day…​​​​​

TV-UK-06-07-1946
1946: At 3pm, the BBC Television Service returned after being off-air for WWII

1970-Blue_Peter-Time_Capsule
1970: Blue Peter buries a time capsule in the grounds of BBC Television Centre, due to be opened on the first episode of the year 2000.

1988-Russell_Harty
1998: Marking the 10th anniversary of the death of Russell Harty, BBC Two airs You Are, Are You Not, Russell Harty?

UK No 1s this day…​

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1957: “Yes Tonight, Josephine” by Jonnie Ray (3 weeks)

windsor-davies-don-estelle-whispering-grass-1975-3
1975: “Whispering Grass” by Windsor Davies & Don Estelle (3 weeks)

Doctor_and_the_Medics_-_Spirit_in_the_Sky
1986: “Spirit in the Sky” by Doctor & the Medics (3 weeks)

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1997: “Mmmbop” by Hanson (3 weeks)

Open_Road_cover
1997: Open Road by Gary Barlow (1 week)