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Today in entertainment history: July 11

Today in entertainment history: July 11

HAPPY BIRTHDAY:Guitarist Richie Sambora of Bon Jovi is 55. Photo: Associated Press

1964: The Supremes released their first hit, “Where Did Our Love Go.”

1970: The “Woodstock” soundtrack hit No. 1 on the U.S. album chart, the first triple album to do so.

1989: Actor Laurence Olivier died. He was 82.

Today’s Birthdays: Actor Tab Hunter is 83. Singer Jeff Hanna of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band is 67. Ventriloquist Jay Johnson (“Soap”) is 65. Actor Bruce McGill (“Animal House”) is 64. Singer Bonnie Pointer of the Pointer Sisters is 64. Actor Stephen Lang is 62. Actress Mindy Sterling (“Austin Powers”) is 61. Actress Sela Ward is 58. Singer Peter Murphy of Bauhaus is 57. Reggae singer Michael Rose of Black Uhuru is 57. Child star Mark Lester (“Oliver”) is 56. Guitarist Richie Sambora of Bon Jovi is 55. Singer Suzanne Vega is 55. Actress Lisa Rinna (“Days of Our Lives”) is 51. Bassist Scott Shriner of Weezer is 49. Actress Debbe Dunning (“Home Improvement”) is 48. Actor Greg Grunberg (“Heroes,” ”Alias,” ”Felicity”) is 48. Actor Justin Chambers (“Grey’s Anatomy”) is 44. Actress Leisha Hailey (“The L Word”) is 43. Actor Michael Rosenbaum (“Smallville”) is 42. Rapper Lil’ Kim is 39. Singer Ben Gibbard of Death Cab For Cutie is 38. Rapper Lil’ Zane is 32.

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