News

Today in entertainment history: July 31

Today in entertainment history: July 31

ON THIS DAY IN 2013: "Glee" actor Corey Monteith was found dead in a hotel room in Vancouver. He had overdosed on heroin and alcohol. He was 31. Photo: Associated Press

1964: A Rolling Stones concert in Belfast was stopped after only 12 minutes because of rioting fans.

1971: James Taylor reached the top of the “Billboard” pop chart with “You’ve Got A Friend.”

1990: Zsa Zsa Gabor was released from jail in El Segundo, California, after serving a 72-hour sentence for slapping a Beverly Hills police officer.

2013: “Glee” actor Corey Monteith was found dead in a hotel room in Vancouver. He had overdosed on heroin and alcohol. He was 31.

Today’s Birthdays: Actor Don Murray is 86. Actress Susan Flannery (“Bold and the Beautiful”) is 76. Singer Lobo is 72. Singer Gary Lewis of Gary Lewis and the Playboys is 70. Actor Michael Biehn is 59. Singer-guitarist Daniel Ash (Love and Rockets, Bauhaus) is 58. Actor Dirk Blocker (“Brooklyn Nine-Nine”) is 58. Drummer Bill Berry (R.E.M.) is 57. Actor Wesley Snipes is 53. Country singer Chad Brock is 52. Musician Fatboy Slim is 52. Guitarist Jim Corr of The Corrs is 51. “Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling is 50. Actor Dean Cain (“Lois and Clark”) is 49. Actor Jim True-Frost (American Odyssey” ”The Wire”) is 49. Actress Eve Best (“Nurse Jackie”) is 44. Actor Robert Telfer (“Saved By The Bell”) is 38. Country singer Zac Brown is 37. Actor B.J. Novak (“The Office”) is 36. Actor Rico Rodriguez (“Modern Family”) is 17.

Recent Headlines

15 hours ago in Sports

The week’s best sports shots

Denver Broncos’ Peyton Manning holds up the trophy after the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. The Broncos won 24-10. (AP Photo/Matt York)

A look back at some of the best plays and biggest moments in sports this week.

15 hours ago in Sports

The weekend sports schedule

kobebryantallstar

Here's a look at this weekend's sports schedule.

17 hours ago in Entertainment

Bill Murray tosses fans’ phones off rooftop

billmurray

The "Ghostbusters" star was unwinding at rooftop restaurant in California on Thursday when he spotted two starstruck fans trying to snap his photo.