On Oct. 22, 1965, Ernest Tubb was elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame.
In 1966, the Beach Boys' song "Good Vibrations" was released. At that time, it was the most expensive single ever recorded, costing $40,000 dollars to make.
Also in 1966, "Georgy Girl" opened. It was the first movie in the U.S. to carry a Mature Audiences Only rating.
Also in 1966, "Weird Al" Yankovic took his first accordion lesson.
In 1976, drummer Keith Moon of The Who played in what ended up being his final concert, in Toronto. Moon died less than two years later.
In 1977, singer Kenny Rogers and actress Marianne Gordon from the TV show "Hee Haw" were married.
In 1996, Death Row Records founder Suge Knight was jailed after violating his probation for a 1992 assault.
In 2003, entertainer Liza Minelli filed for divorce from producer David Gest. The previous day, Gest had filed a $10 million lawsuit claiming Minelli beat him during alcoholic rages.
In 2007, Marie Osmond fainted on live television during ABC's "Dancing With The Stars."
Today's Birthdays: Actress Joan Fontaine is 95. Actor Christopher Lloyd is 74. Actor Derek Jacobi is 74. Actor Tony Roberts is 73. Actress Annette Funicello is 70. Actress Catherine Deneuve is 69. Guitarist Leslie West of Mountain is 67. Actor Jeff Goldblum is 60. Bassist Cris Kirkwood of Meat Puppets is 52. Actor Bob Odenkirk ("Breaking Bad," "Mr. Show") is 50. Christian singer TobyMac (dc Talk) is 48. Singer-songwriter John Wesley Harding is 47. Comedian Carlos Mencia is 45. Country singer Shelby Lynne is 44. Reggae rapper Shaggy is 44. Director Spike Jonze is 43. Rapper Tracey Lee is 42. Actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson ("Modern Family") is 37. Actor Michael Fishman ("Roseanne") is 31. Guitarist Rickard Goransson of Carolina Liar is 29. Drummer Zac Hanson of Hanson is 27. Actor Jonathan Lipnicki ("Stuart Little," "Jerry Maguire") is 22. Actress Sofia Vassilieva is 20.
Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.
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