Today in Entertainment History, November 16, 2012

      According to the AP, on November 16th:

      • In 1956, Elvis Presley's film debut, "Love Me Tender," opened in New York. {}{}
      • In 1959, the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical "The Sound of Music" opened on Broadway, starring Mary Martin as Maria von Trapp. {}{}
      • In 1960, actor Clark Gable died of a heart attack at age 59. He had just finished shooting the movie "The Misfits" with Marilyn Monroe. {}{}
      • Also in 1960, Patsy Cline recorded the song "I Fall To Pieces" in Nashville. She also recorded the songs "Shoes" and "Lovin' In Vain" during that same session. {}{}
      • In 1973, David Bowie's first TV special, "1980 Floor Show" aired on NBC. {}{}
      • In 1987, actress Lisa Bonet and musician Lenny Kravitz got married. They separated in 1990, and they divorced in 1993. {}{}
      • In 1988, Stan Love, former Beach Boys manager and brother of singer Mike Love, was sentenced to five years' probation for embezzling more than $900,0000 from the group.{}
      • In 2001, "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" opened nationwide. It brought in a record $90 million its first weekend. {}{}
      • In 2008, the final episode of "Total Request Live" aired on MTV. {} {}{}
      Today's Birthdays:{}
      • Actor Clu Gulager is 84.{}
      • Blues musician W.C. Clark is 73.{}
      • Actress Joanna Pettet is 70.{}
      • Actor Steve Railsback is 67.{}
      • Actor David Leisure ("Empty Nest") is 62.{}
      • Actress Marg Helgenberger ("CSI") is 54.{}
      • Drummer Mani of Stone Roses is 50.{}
      • Country singer-guitarist Keith Burns of Trick Pony is 49.{}
      • Jazz singer Diana Krall is 48.{}
      • Guitarist Dave Kushner of Velvet Revolver is 46.{}
      • Actress Lisa Bonet (boh-NAY') is 45.{}
      • Actress Tammy Lauren ("Wanda at Large," ''Martial Law") is 44.{}
      • Singer Bryan Abrams of Color Me Badd is 43.{}
      • Actress Martha Plimpton is 42.{}
      • Actress Maggie Gyllenhaal (JIL'-en-hal) is 35.{}
      • Singer Trevor Penick (O-Town) is 33.{}
      • Singer Siva Kaneswaran of The Wanted is 24.{}
      • Actor Noah Gray-Cabey ("Heroes," ''My Wife and Kids") is 17.