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Today in Entertainment History, November 27, 2012

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According to the AP, on November 27th:
  • In 1957, "The Chirping Crickets" by Buddy Holly and the Crickets was released. It contained the singles "That'll Be the Day," ''Maybe Baby," and "Not Fade Away."   
  • In 1967, The Beatles' "Magical Mystery Tour" album was released in North America.   
  • In 1969, the Rolling Stones opened a four-night stand at New York's Madison Square Garden. Portions of the first two concerts were released on the album "Get Yer Ya-Yas Out."   
  • In 1970, George Harrison's "All Things Must Pass" album was released.   
  • In 1980, the sitcom "Bosom Buddies," starring Tom Hanks and Peter Scolari, premiered on ABC.   
  • In 1985, actress Amy Irving married filmmaker Steven Spielberg. They have since split up.   
  • In 1995, The Beatles' "Anthology One" set a record for first-week sales, selling 1.2 million copies. That record has since been broken.     
Today's Birthdays: 
  • Actor James Avery ("Sparks," ''The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air") is 64. 
  • Director Kathryn Bigelow ("The Hurt Locker") is 61. 
  • TV personality Bill Nye ("Bill Nye the Science Guy") is 57. 
  • Actor William Fichtner ("Invasion") is 56. 
  • Guitarist Charlie Burchill of Simple Minds is 53. 
  • Drummer Charlie Benante of Anthrax is 50. 
  • Drummer Mike Bordin (Faith No More) is 50. 
  • Actor Fisher Stevens ("Early Edition") is 49. 
  • Actress Robin Givens is 48. 
  • Actor Michael Vartan ("Alias") is 44. 
  • Rapper Skoob of DAS EFX is 42. 
  • Rapper Twista is 40. 
  • Actor Jaleel White ("Family Matters") is 36.

 

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