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Today in entertainment history: Nov. 12

Today in entertainment history: Nov. 12

THIS DAY IN 1970: Singer Jim Morrison performed with The Doors for the last time during a concert in New Orleans. Morrison died in July 1971. Photo: Associated Press

1970: Singer Jim Morrison performed with The Doors for the last time during a concert in New Orleans. Morrison died in July 1971.

1980: Bruce Springsteen earned his first number-one album, with “The River.”

1984: Madonna released her “Like A Virgin” album.

Today’s Birthdays: Playwright-actor Wallace Shawn (“The Princess Bride”) is 71. Singer Brian Hyland is 71. Keyboardist Booker T. Jones of Booker T. and the MG’s is 70. Sportscaster Al Michaels is 70. Singer Neil Young is 69. Guitarist Buck Dharma of Blue Oyster Cult is 67. Country singer Barbara Fairchild is 64. Actress Megan Mullally (“Will and Grace”) is 56. Actor Sam Lloyd (“Scrubs”) is 51. Bassist David Ellefson of Megadeth is 50. Actress Tamala Jones (“Castle,” ”The Brothers”) is 40. Actress Angela Watson (“Step By Step”) is 40. Singer Tevin Campbell is 38. Actress Ashley Williams (“Good Morning, Miami”) is 36. Actress Cote de Pablo (“NCIS”) is 35. Actor Ryan Gosling is 34. Bassist Chris Huffman of Casting Crowns is 34. Actress Anne Hathaway is 32. Singer Omarion (B2K) is 30. Drummer Griffin Goldsmith of Dawes is 24. Actress Macey Cruthird is 22.

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