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On August 29th, 1958, George Harrison joined John Lennon's band The Quarrymen, which also included bassist Paul McCartney and Ken Brown on drums.

In 1966, The Beatles ended their U.S. tour by performing what would be their last public concert, before 25,000 fans at Candlestick Park in San Francisco.

In 1967, the last episode of "The Fugitive" aired. It was the largest audience in TV history until the "Who Shot J.R." episode of "Dallas."

In 1982, actress Ingrid Bergman died on her 69th birthday.

In 1991, Run from Run-DMC pleaded innocent in Cleveland to charges he raped a fan who asked for an autograph.

In 1995, singer Gladys Knight married motivational speaker Les Brown. They have since divorced.

In 2002, Eminem drew boos at the MTV Video Music Awards after he called Moby a girl and threatened to hit a guy with glasses, which Moby was wearing. That same night, Michael Jackson accepted a special award as a birthday present that he mistook for the Artist of the Millenium award.

Today's Birthdays: Actor-director Richard Attenborough is 89. Movie director William Friedkin is 77. Actor Elliott Gould is 74. TV personality Robin Leach ("Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous") is 71. Keyboardist Dan Truman of Diamond Rio is 56. Actress Rebecca DeMornay is 53. Bassist-singer Me'Shell NdegeOcello is 43. Singer Carl Martin of Shai is 42. Actress Carla Gugino is 41. Guitarist Kyle Cook of Matchbox Twenty is 37. Actor John Hensley ("Nip/Tuck") is 35. Bassist David Desrosiers of Simple Plan is 32. Actress Lea Michele ("Glee") is 26. Singer Liam Payne of One Direction is 19.

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.


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