We live in a world that is constantly changing and life seems to be getting faster by the day. So as we welcome today, 31st January, we take a look at what happened in history on this day…
Justin Timberlake born On this day in 1981 singer, Justin Timberlake was born in Memphis, Tennessee. Most famous for being in boy band N’sync, Timberlake is undoubtedly the breakout star of the boy band having ventured into acting, producing and songwriting. He dated both Britney Spears and Cameron Diaz in his life before settling down with Jessica Biel who he now has one child with.
Elizabeth Taylor gets divorced! Talking about settling down, on this day in 1957, Elizabeth Taylor decided settling down was not for her as she called it quits with husband, Michael Wilding. The pair was married for 5 years before Liz filed for divorce from Michael who was 20 years her junior. Reasons for the split vary from the big age gap, Liz’s thriving career and allegations of Michael’s infidelity. They have two children together.
Barry Manilow song goes gold And lastly we end off with a song that made history on this day in 1975. None other than Barry Manilow’s Mandy went gold on this day decades ago and the track still remains a classic….sing it with me now…”oh Mandy, Well you came and you gave without taking, But I sent you away, oh Mandy, Well you kissed me and stopped me from shaking, And I need you today, oh Mandy “.