On This Day August 19
Comedian and film actor Groucho Marx died at the age of 86 in 1977.
The final episode of Charlie’s Angels aired in 1981.
Kim Basinger married Alec Baldwin in 1993 – their union ended with divorce in 2002.
In 2008 Gary Glitter was released from a Vietnamese prison and immediately deported after serving time for child molestation. He was forced to return to his native Britain when no other countries permit him to enter.
In 2012 The Sapphires became the first Australian soundtrack since Moulin Rouge in 2001 to top the Australian charts.
And James Hird stepped down at coach of the Essendon Football Club in 2015 – he was under intense scrutiny due to an ‘under-performing’ club, as well as his involvement in the 2013 Essendon Supplements scandal.
Singer Missy Higgins is 33 (1983)
Matthew Perry is 47 (1969)
Kyra Sedgwick is 51 (1965)
John Stamos is 53 (1963)
Former US President Bill Clinton is 70 (1946)
Deep Purple’s Ian Gillian is 71 (1945)