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Today in entertainment history: Jan. 14

Today in entertainment history: Jan. 14

RIP DONNA REED: Jimmy Stewart explains things to Donna Reed in “It’s a Wonderful Life” 1946. Photo: Associated Press

A look at the Hollywood headlines from years past.

1957: Actor Humphrey Bogart died of throat cancer. He was 57.

1967: The first so-called “Human Be-In” was held in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. Among the performers were the Grateful Dead and Jefferson Airplane.

1970: Diana Ross performed for the last time with The Supremes, at a show in Las Vegas.

1970: A display of John Lennon’s erotic “Bag One” lithographs opened in London. Scotland Yard seized prints two days later as evidence of pornography.

1972: “Sanford and Son” made its premiere on NBC.

1973: Elvis Presley’s TV special “Elvis: Aloha From Hawaii” was beamed from Honolulu by satellite to dozens of countries. At the time, the program set a record for the number of people watching.

1986: Actress Donna Reed died. She was 64.

1990: “The Simpsons” made its premiere as a weekly show on Fox.

2006: Eminem re-married Kim Mathers in Detroit. He filed for divorce 82 days later.

Today’s birthdays: Blues singer Clarence Carter is 78. Singer-songwriter Allen Toussaint is 76. Singer Jack Jones is 76. Actress Faye Dunaway is 73. Actress Holland Taylor (“Two and a Half Men,” ”The Practice”) is 71. Singer-producer T-Bone Burnett is 66. Actor Carl Weathers is 66. Singer Geoff Tate (Queensryche) is 55. Rapper Slick Rick is 49. Actor-producer Dan Schneider (“Head of the Class”) is 48. Actress Emily Watson (“Breaking the Waves”) is 47. Actor-comedian Tom Rhodes (“Mr. Rhodes”) is 47. Guitarist Zakk Wylde (Ozzy Osbourne, Black Label Society) is 47. Rapper LL Cool J is 46. Actor Jason Bateman is 45. Musician Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters (and Nirvana) is 45. Actor Kevin Durand (“Lost,” ”Fruitvale Station”) is 40. Singer-guitarist Caleb Followill of Kings of Leon is 32.

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