At the height of the First World War in 1917, the British Royal family changed its German surname to Windsor because it was “more British”.

The stage show The Rocky Horror Picture Show opened in London in 1973.

It was on this day in 1999 that Britain’s Prince Edward married Sophie Rhys-Jones at Windsor Castle – they have two kids together.

And in 1998 The Simpsons got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Today’s Birthdays:

Paul Dano turns 32 (1984)

Rapper Macklemore turns 33 (1983)


Actress Zoe Saldana turns 38 (1978)

Aussie actress Poppy Montgomery is 44 (1972)

British actress Sadie Frost turns 51 (1965)

And Singer Paula Abdul is 54 (1962) 

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