On This Day
|Leslie Samuel Phillips, CBE is an English actor who came to prominence in films in the 1950s, acting as a suave charmer with an exaggerated upper class accent, in the style of Terry-Thomas. After a notable success in the Carry On films and the Doctor series, he moved away from comedy into character roles in the Harry Potter series and many TV sitcoms, as well as stage work.|
|George Hosato Takei (born Hosato Takei) is an American actor, director, author, and activist. He is best known for his role as Hikaru Sulu, helmsman of the USS Enterprise in the television series Star Trek. He also portrayed the character in six Star Trek feature films and one episode of Star Trek: Voyager.|
|Louise Jameson is an English actress, with a wide variety of British TV and theatre credits. She is best known for her appearances in British TV series EastEnders, Doctor Who, Bergerac, and Tenko.|
|Alan Francis McLoughlin is a former professional footballer and coach, who played as a midfielder for the Republic of Ireland and various English club sides, most notably Swindon Town and Portsmouth.
McLoughlin played 361 times for Portsmouth scoring 69 goals between 1992 – 1999
|Nikos Kyzeridis is a retired Greek international football player who played as an attacking midfielder and a striker.
Kyzeridis played 6 times for Portsmouth in 1998
(Born: 21 Jan 1924)
Died Aged 68
|Alfred Hawthorne "Benny" Hill was an English comedian and actor, best remembered for The Benny Hill Show. A prominent figure in British culture for nearly four decades, his show proved to be one of the great success stories of television comedy. Among the most watched programmes in the UK, the audience peaked at more than 21 million in 1971. The show generated impressive revenues for Thames Television, and retains a following in much of the world decades after Hill's death.|