It was on this day in 1969 that the crew of Apollo 11 returned to earth, after the historic moon mission.

Elton John & Kiki Dee’s ‘Don’t Go Breaking My Heart’ hit number one in the UK in 1976. It was Elton’s first UK number one single.

In 1986 Live Aid organizer Bob Geldof received the distinguished MBE medal from Queen Elizabeth for his African famine relief efforts.

Tom Cruise won the rights to TomCruise-dot-com from a cyber-squatter who was using the domain name to sell stuff that had nothing to do with Cruise, his movies, his religion or his daughter Suri in 2006

And in 2011, Cadel Evans became the first Australian to wear the famous yellow jersey and win the Tour de France.

Today’s Birthdays:

Bindi Irwin is 18 (1998)


Kiwi actress Anna Paquin is 34 (1982)

Aussie actress Rose Byrne is 37 (1979)

Jennifer Lopez is 47 (1969)

And Wonder Woman, Lynda Carter, turns 65 (1951) 

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