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Once upon a time, Jamie Lee Curtis was smitten by the singer from Spinal Tap.
Suffice it to say, thank goodness she didn't fall for their drummer. Because, you know, spontaneous combustion.
The daughter of screen legends Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh was sitting in her living room in May of 1984 with her friend Debra Hill, a co-writer and producer of Halloween, the pioneering 1978 horror flick that established Curtis as reigning "scream queen," when she saw a picture of Christopher Guest, Michael McKean and Harry Shearer (all out of character) in Rolling Stone. Cyndi Lauper was on the cover.
"I looked at the man on the right, wearing a plaid shirt and a waggish smirk. I'd never seen him before, but I pointed at him," Curtis recalled in a 2004 essay for O magazine. "'I'm going to marry that man,' I said to my friend."