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This weekend in entertainment history

This weekend in entertainment history

IT HAPPENED IN 1988: Sub Pop Records released Nirvana's first release, "Love Buzz/Big Cheese." Photo: Associated Press

NOVEMBER 1

1968: Apple Records released “Wonderwall Music” by George Harrison, the first Beatle solo album.

1969: Elvis Presley had his first number-one single in seven years with “Suspicious Minds.”

1988: Sub Pop Records released Nirvana’s first release, “Love Buzz/Big Cheese.”

Today’s Birthdays: Country singer Bill Anderson is 77. Actress Barbara Bosson (“Murder One,” ”Hill Street Blues”) is 75. Actor Robert Foxworth (“Falcon Crest”) is 73. “Hustler” publisher Larry Flynt is 72. Country singer Kinky Friedman is 70. Music producer David Foster is 65. Saxophonist Ronald Khalis Bell of Kool and the Gang is 63. Country singer-songwriter-producer Keith Stegall is 60. Singer Lyle Lovett is 57. Actress Rachel Ticotin is 56. Bassist Eddie MacDonald of The Alarm is 55. Singer Anthony Kiedis of Red Hot Chili Peppers is 52. Singer-keyboardist Mags Furuholmen of A-ha is 52. Drummer Rick Allen of Def Leppard is 51. Country singer Big Kenny of Big and Rich is 51. Singer Sophie B. Hawkins is 50. Rapper Willie D of the Geto Boys is 48. Actress Toni Collette (“The United States of Tara,” ”Little Miss Sunshine”) is 42. Actress Jenny McCarthy is 42. “American Idol” runner-up Bo Bice is 39. Actor Matt Jones (“Breaking Bad”) is 33. Actress Natalia Tena (“Game of Thrones,” ”Harry Potter”) is 30. Actor Penn Badgely (“Gossip Girl”) is 28. Actor Max Burkholder (“Parenthood”), is 17. Actor-drummer Alex Wolff (“The Naked Brothers Band”) is 17.


NOVEMBER 2

1968: The single “For Once In My Life” by Stevie Wonder was released.

1979: Mick and Bianca Jagger divorced.

2006: Rod Stewart’s divorce from Rachel Hunter was finalized, seven years after they separated. He had proposed to model Penny Lancaster in that time and had a baby with her.

Today’s Birthdays: Singer Jay Black (Jay and the Americans) is 76. Actress Stefanie Powers is 72. Keyboardist Keith Emerson of Emerson, Lake and Palmer is 70. Singer-actor J.D. Souther (“Nashville”) is 69. Drummer Carter Beauford of the Dave Matthews Band is 57. Singer k.d. lang is 53. Bassist Bobby Dall of Poison is 51. Actress Lauren Velez (“Dexter”) is 50. Actor David Schwimmer (“Friends”) is 48. Singer Alvin Chea of Take 6 is 47. Bassist Fieldy of Korn is 45. Singer-guitarist John Hampson of Nine Days is 43. Singer Timothy Christian Riley of Tony! Toni! Tone! is 40. Rapper Nelly is 40. Rapper Prodigy of Mobb Deep is 40. Actor Danny Cooksey (“Diff’rent Strokes”) is 39. Guitarist Chris Walla of Death Cab For Cutie is 39. Actor-singer Kendall Schmidt (“Big Time Rush”) is 24.

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