On This Day
1943 – Harry Shearer
Harry Julius Shearer is an American actor, voice actor, comedian, writer, musician, radio host, director and producer. He is known for his long-running roles on The Simpsons, his work on Saturday Night Live, the comedy band Spinal Tap and his radio program Le Show. Born in Los Angeles, California, Shearer began his career as a child actor. From 1969 to 1976, Shearer was a member of The Credibility Gap, a radio comedy group. Following the breakup of the group, Shearer co-wrote the film Real Life with Albert Brooks and started writing for Martin Mull’s television series Fernwood 2 Night.
1974 – Matt Robinson
Matthew Richard Robinson is an ex professional footballer who last played as a full back for Swindon Supermarine.
Robinson played 77 times for Portsmouth scoring 1 goal between 1998 – 2000
2006 – Charlie Drake
Born: 19 June 1925
Charles Edward Springall, known professionally as Charlie Drake, was an English comedian, actor, writer and singer.
With his small stature (5′ 1″/155 cm tall), curly red hair and liking for slapstick, he was a popular comedian with children in his early years, becoming nationally known for his “Hello, my darlings!” catchphrase.
Died Aged 81