Oct 172018
 

On This Day

17 October 2018

Births


1947

Michael McKean

Age 71
Michael McKean is an American actor, comedian, and musician, known for a variety of roles played since the 1980s. McKean’s first big role was playing annoying neighbour Lenny Kosnowski on the sitcom Laverne & Shirley. In the mid-1990s he was a repertory cast member on Saturday Night Live. He has played roles in several Christopher Guest ensemble films, particularly as David St. Hubbins, lead vocalist and co-lead guitarist of the fictional rock band Spinal Tap in This Is Spinal Tap. He co-wrote the song "A Mighty Wind" (from the film A Mighty Wind), which won a Grammy Award, as well as "A Kiss at the End of the Rainbow" from the same film, which was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Song.
1978

Erin Karpluk

Age 40
Erin Karpluk is a Canadian actress. She is known for her portrayal of Erica Strange on the Canadian television series Being Erica.
1991

Michael Smith

Age 27
Michael John Smith is an English footballer who plays as a striker for
Championship club Rotherham United.

Smith played 37 times for Portsmouth scoring 10 goals between 2016 – 2017


On This Day Michael Smith