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Today in Entertainment History, November 9, 2012

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According to the AP, on November ninth:

  • In 1961, Brian Epstein first saw The Beatles perform at the Cavern Club in Liverpool. He soon became the band's manager.   
  • In 1962, Motown Records released "You've Really Got a Hold On Me" by The Miracles.   
  • In 1962, Roy Acuff was installed as the first living member of the Country Music Hall of Fame.   
  • In 1966, Paul McCartney supposedly was killed in a car crash, according to the "Paul is Dead" hoax that circulated in 1969.   
  • In 1967, Roger McGuinn expelled David Crosby from The Byrds.   
  • Also in 1967, "Rolling Stone" magazine began publication, with John Lennon on the first cover. In 1976, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers released their self-titled debut album.  
  • In 1984, the movie "A Nightmare on Elm Street" opened nationwide.   
  • In 1990, "Dances With Wolves," starring Kevin Costner, opened nationwide.   
  • In 1993, actress Angie Dickinson became the first person in 500 shows to walk out of a televised "This Is Your Life" tribute.   
  • In 1997, actor Michael Lookinland, who played Bobby on "The Brady Bunch," was arrested for drunk driving in Utah after rolling his Ford Bronco.   
  • In 2003, actor Art Carney died at the age of 85.     
Today's Birthdays: 
  • Actor Charlie Robinson ("Night Court") is 67. 
  • Actor Robert David Hall ("CSI") is 64. 
  • Actor Lou Ferrigno ("The Incredible Hulk") is 61. 
  • Drummer Dee Plakas of L7 is 52. 
  • Rapper Pepa of Salt-N-Pepa is 43. 
  • Rapper Scarface of Geto Boys is 42. 
  • Musician Susan Tedeschi is 42. 
  • Actor Eric Dane ("Grey's Anatomy") is 40. 
  • Singer Nick Lachey is 39. 
  • Singer Sisqo (Dru Hill) is 34. 
  • Actress Nikki Blonsky ("Hairspray") is 24. 


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