50 year old Frank Sinatra married 20 year old Mia Farrow in 1966.

Billy Joel got his first Number 1 on the Billboard Charts in 1980 with “It’s still Rock and Roll to Me”.

Genesis was at the top of the charts in 1986 with Invisible Touch – former lead singer Peter Gabriel was at number two with Sledgehammer.

In 1987 the final episode of Count Down went to air.

James Blunt was at the top of the charts in 2005 with “You’re Beautiful”.


Actor James Garner best known for his role in TV western ‘Maverick’ died in 2014. He was 86.

And Australian surfer Mick Fanning had an incredibly close call with a shark at a surfing event in J-Bay, South Africa.

Today’s Birthdays:

Benedict Cumberbatch turns 40 (1976)

Australian TV personality Catriona Rowntree turns 45 (1972)

Actor Anthony Edwards is 54 (1962)  


And Queen Guitarist Brian May is 69 (1947) 

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