Muhammad Ali shocked fans in 1967 by refusing to fight in Vietnam on ‘religious grounds’.

Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon hit number one in the US in 1973. It spent just one week on top, but remained in the charts for 741 weeks.

Blondie scored a US Number One in 1979 with Heart of Glass.


In 2001, millionaire Dennis Tito became the world’s first ‘space tourist’.

And Jennifer Aniston tops People magazine’s list of the “50 Most Beautiful People in the World.”

Today’s Birthdays:


Jessica Alba is 35 (1981)

Penelope Cruz is 43 (1974)

Jimmy Barnes is 60 (1956)

And American comic Jay Leno is 66 (1950)