Thursday Morning Entertainment History

On November eighth, 1965, the soap opera "Days of Our Lives" premiered on NBC.

In 1968, a London court granted Cynthia Lennon a divorce from John Lennon.

Also in 1968, Jean Terrell replaced Diana Ross in The Supremes.

In 1971, Led Zeppelin released an untitled album that became known as "Led Zeppelin 4."

In 1995, rapper Flavor Flav was arrested on gun and drug charges while driving a cab in New York City. He had been released from prison two months earlier.

Today's Birthdays: Actor Norman Lloyd ("St. Elsewhere") is 98. Singer Patti Page is 85. CBS newsman Morley Safer is 81. Singer Bonnie Bramlett is 68. Singer Bonnie Raitt is 63. "Entertainment Tonight" host Mary Hart is 62. Former Playboy CEO Christie Hefner is 60. Actress Alfre Woodard is 60. Singer-songwriter Rickie Lee Jones is 58. Singer-actor Leif Garrett is 51. Actress Courtney Thorne-Smith ("According to Jim," "Ally McBeal") is 45. Actress Parker Posey is 44. Singer Diana King is 42. Actress Gretchen Mol is 39. Actor Matthew Rhys ("Brothers and Sisters") is 38. Actress Tara Reid ("American Pie") is 37. Singer Bucky Covington ("American Idol") is 35. Actress Dania Ramirez is 33. TV personality Jack Osbourne ("The Osbournes") is 27. Actress Jessica Lowndes ("90210") is 24. Singer Lauren Alaina ("American Idol") is 18.

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.


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