Sep 272018
 

On This Day

27 September 2018


Births



1942

Alvin Stardust

(Died: 23 Oct 2014)

Age 72
Bernard William Jewry, known professionally as Shane Fenton and later as Alvin Stardust, was an English rock singer and stage actor. Performing first as Shane Fenton in the 1960s, Jewry had a moderately successful career in the pre-Beatles era, hitting the UK top 40 with four singles in 1961–62. However, he became better known for singles released in the 1970s and 1980s as Alvin Stardust, including the UK Singles Chart-topper "Jealous Mind", as well as later hits such as "Pretend" and "I Feel Like Buddy Holly".
1968

Scott Hiley

Age 50
Scott Patrick Hiley is an English former footballer who played as a defender.

Hiley played 80 times for Portsmouth between 1999 – 2002
1971

Amanda Detmer

Age 47
Amanda Jeannette Detmer is an American actress. She has made her big screen debut playing Miss Minneapolis in 1999 comedy film Drop Dead Gorgeous, and later had supporting role in Final Destination. In early 2000s, Detmer had starring roles in comedy films Boys and Girls (2000), Saving Silverman (2001), The Majestic (2001), and Kiss the Bride (2002). Later, she has had starring roles in short-lived television series include A.U.S.A. (2003), and What About Brian (2006-07).
1972

Gwyneth Paltrow

Age 46
Gwyneth Kate Paltrow is an American actress. Following early notice for her work in films such as Seven (1995), Emma (1996), Sliding Doors (1998) and A Perfect Murder (1998), Paltrow rose to worldwide recognition for her performance in Shakespeare in Love (1998). Other credits include The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999), The Royal Tenenbaums (2001), Shallow Hal (2001), Proof (2005). Paltrow also portrays the character Pepper Potts making her first appearance in Iron Man (2008), and later also in Iron Man 2 (2010), The Avengers (2012), Iron Man 3 (2013), Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) and in Avengers: Infinity War (2018). She is going to reprise her role in Avengers 4 coming out May 3, 2019.
1984

Avril Lavigne

Age 34
Avril Ramona Lavigne is a Canadian singer-songwriter and actress. By the age of 15, she had appeared on stage with Shania Twain; by 16, she had signed a two-album recording contract with Arista Records worth more than $2 million. In 2002 she released her debut album, Let Go. Lavigne is considered a key musician in the development of pop punk music since she paved the way for female-driven, punk-influenced pop music. Since her professional debut, Lavigne has sold more than 40 million albums and over 50 million singles worldwide, making her the third-best-selling Canadian female artist of all time, behind Celine Dion and Shania Twain.


On This Day   .   Scott Hiley