June 8

Celebrities born on this day

1933-Joan_Rivers_2010_-_David_Shankbone
1933: comedian Joan Rivers (died 2014)

1934-martin-millicent-image
1934: actress & singer, Millicent Martin

1940-Nancy_Sinatra_(1971)
1940: singer & actress, Nancy Sinatra

1942-Doug_Mountjoy
1942: snooker player, Doug Mountjoy

1943-Colin_Baker_January_2015
1943: Sixth Doctor Who, Colin Baker

1951-Bonnie_Tyler_in_Moscow,_6_May_1997
1951: singer, Bonnie Tyler

1955-sir_tim_berners-lee.jpg
1955: World Wide Web inventor, Tim Berners-Lee

1960-Mick_Hucknall
1960: singer, Mick Hucknall

1962-Nick_Rhodes
1962: Duran Duran keyboardist, Nick Rhodes

Celebrities who died on this day…

2006-Robert_Donner_in_The_Undefeated
2006: TV and film actor, Robert Donner (born 1931)

Books published this day…

06-08-1949-1984-1st_Ed
1949: Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell

06-08-1987-Misery-1st_Ed
1987: Misery by Stephen King

Movies released in UK cinemas this day…​

Goodbye,_Mr._Chips-1939
1939: Goodbye Mr Chips

The_Misfits-1961
1961: The Misfits

Movies released in US cinemas this day…​

King_of_the_Rocket_Men-1949
1949: King of the Rocket Men (serial)

1956-The_Great_Locomotive_Chase
1956: The Great Locomotive Chase

Shafts_Big_Score-1972
1972: Shaft’s Big Score

1984-Top_secret_ver1
1984: Top Secret!

On UK TV this day…​​​​​

Evil_of_the_daleks
1968: A rebroadcast of “The Evil Of The Daleks” episode one heralds the first-ever repeat of a complete Doctor Who story

Pertwee-Baker_Regeneration
1974: Jon Pertwee becomes Tom Baker in Doctor Who “Planet of the Spiders”

1988-The_Movie_Game
1988-95: The Movie Game

UK No 1s this day…​

Love_is_the_Thing
1957: Love is the Thing by Nat King Cole (1 week)

1967-Awsop-procol-harum
1967: “A Whiter Shade of Pale” by Procol Harum (6 weeks)

Album-#142-06-08-1974
1974: Diamond Dogs by David Bowie (4 weeks)

Our-Favourite-Shop-Cover
1985: Our Favourite Shop by The Style Council (1 week)

CMBSexYouUp
1991: “I Wanna Sex You Up” by Color Me Badd (3 weeks)

Kmsoftlyfugees
1996: “Killing Me Softly” by Fugees (4 weeks)
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