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Today in Entertainment History, February 21, 2013

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According to the AP, on February 21st:

  • In 1985, Whitney Houston released her self-titled debut album.   
  • In 1990, Milli Vanilli won a Grammy for best new artist. The duo later gave up the Grammy in connection with a lip-synching scandal.   
  • In 1992, the Run-DMC rape trial came to an abrupt end in Cleveland when the judge threw out the case. The woman who accused Run of raping her admitted she had no evidence to support her claim. In 1995, Bruce Springsteen performed live with the E Street Band for the first time in seven years.     
Today's Birthdays: 
  • Movie director Bob Rafelson is 80. 
  • Actor Gary Lockwood is 76. 
  • Actor Peter McEnery is 73. 
  • Record company executive David Geffen is 70. 
  • Actress Tyne Daly is 67. 
  • Actor Anthony Daniels (C3P0 in "Star Wars" films) is 67. 
  • Actor Alan Rickman is 67. 
  • Keyboardist Jerry Harrison of Talking Heads is 64. 
  • Actor William Petersen ("C.S.I.") is 60. 
  • Actor Kelsey Grammer is 58. 
  • Singer Mary Chapin Carpenter is 55. 
  • Actor Jack Coleman is 55. 
  • Actor Christopher Atkins is 52. 
  • Singer Ranking Roger of General Public and of English Beat is 52. 
  • Actor William Baldwin is 50. 
  • Country singer Eric Heatherly is 43. 
  • Bassist Eric Wilson (Sublime) is 43. 
  • Bassist Tad Kinchla of Blues Traveler is 40. 
  • Actress Jennifer Love Hewitt is 34. 
  • Opera/pop singer Charlotte Church is 27. 
  • Actress Ashley Green ("Twilight") is 26. Actress Ellen Page ("Juno") is 26. 
  • Actor Corbin Bleu ("High School Musical," ''Jump In!") is 24. 


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