The West Indies won the first one-day World Cup in 1975, with a 17-run win over Australia at Lords.

Four and a half years after leaving the Rolling Stones, guitarist Mick Taylor released his first solo album.

In 2001, legendary Blues guitarist John Lee Hooker died aged 83.

The fifth Harry Potter novel ‘Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix’ went on sale in 2003.

In 2004 actor Ben Affleck became the California State Poker Champion proving he has an excellent Poker Face.

And media mogul James Packer unveiled his relationship with pop diva Mariah Carey in 2015 when the pair were spotted on-board his luxury yacht. The happy couple are now engaged, although they’re yet to set a date for the nuptials.

Today’s Birthdays:


Prince William is 34 (1982)

Chris Pratt turns 37 (1979)

Actress Juliette Lewis is 43 (1973)

Doug Savant, best known for his role in Desperate Housewives, is 52 (1964)