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Today in Entertainment History, October 3, 2012

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The AP reports these events happened on October 3:

  • In 1941, the film "The Maltese Falcon" opened. 
  • In 1945, ten-year-old Elvis Presley made his first public appearance in a talent show at the Mississippi-Alabama Dairy Show, singing "Old Shep." He won second place and $5. 
  • In 1954, "Father Knows Best" premiered on CBS. 
  • In 1955, "Captain Kangaroo" premiered on CBS, and "The Mickey Mouse Club" made its debut on ABC. 
  • In 1957, "The Woody Woodpecker Show" made its premiere on ABC. 
  • In 1967, folk singer Woody Guthrie died in New York at the age of 55. Guthrie had been in the hospital for most of the last decade of his life, suffering from Huntington's disease. 
  • In 1998, actor Roddy McDowall died of cancer in Los Angeles. He was 70. 
  • In 2000, singer-bassist Benjamin Orr of The Cars died of pancreatic cancer in Atlanta. He was 53. 
  • In 2003, Roy Horn of Siegfried and Roy was mauled by a white tiger during a performance in Las Vegas. 

Today's Birthdays:

  • Composer Steve Reich is 76. 
  • Singer Alan O'Day is 72. 
  • Singer Chubby Checker is 71. 
  • Actor Alan Rachins ("Dharma and Greg") is 70. 
  • Magician Roy Horn of Siegfried and Roy is 68. 
  • Singer-guitarist Lindsey Buckingham of Fleetwood Mac is 63. 
  • Jazz saxophonist Ronnie Laws is 62. 
  • Blues singer Keb' Mo' is 61. 
  • Actor Peter Frechette ("Profiler") is 56.
  • Actor-comedian Greg Proops is 53. 
  • Actor Jack Wagner is 53. 
  • Drummer Tommy Lee of Motley Crue is 50. 
  • Actress Janel Moloney ("The West Wing") is 43. 
  • Singer Gwen Stefani of No Doubt is 43. 
  • Singer Kevin Richardson of the Backstreet Boys is 41. 
  • Singer G. Love is 40. 
  • Actress Keiko Agena ("Gilmore Girls") is 39. 
  • Actress Neve Campbell is 39. 
  • Singer India.Arie is 37. 
  • Rapper Talib Kweli is 37. 
  • Actor Seann William Scott ("Dukes of Hazzard," ''American Pie") is 36. 
  • Guitarist Josh Klinghoffer of Red Hot Chili Peppers is 33. 
  • Guitarist Mark King of Hinder is 30. 
  • Country singer Cherrill Green of Edens Edge is 29. 
  • Singer Ashlee Simpson is 28.

 

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