Today in Entertainment History, November 27, 2012


According to the AP, on November 27th:
  • In 1957, "The Chirping Crickets" by Buddy Holly and the Crickets was released. It contained the singles "That'll Be the Day," ''Maybe Baby," and "Not Fade Away." {}{}
  • In 1967, The Beatles' "Magical Mystery Tour" album was released in North America. {}{}
  • In 1969, the Rolling Stones opened a four-night stand at New York's Madison Square Garden. Portions of the first two concerts were released on the album "Get Yer Ya-Yas Out." {}{}
  • In 1970, George Harrison's "All Things Must Pass" album was released. {}{}
  • In 1980, the sitcom "Bosom Buddies," starring Tom Hanks and Peter Scolari, premiered on ABC. {}{}
  • In 1985, actress Amy Irving married filmmaker Steven Spielberg. They have since split up. {}{}
  • In 1995, The Beatles' "Anthology One" set a record for first-week sales, selling 1.2 million copies. That record has since been broken. {} {}{}
Today's Birthdays:{}
  • Actor James Avery ("Sparks," ''The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air") is 64.{}
  • Director Kathryn Bigelow ("The Hurt Locker") is 61.{}
  • TV personality Bill Nye ("Bill Nye the Science Guy") is 57.{}
  • Actor William Fichtner ("Invasion") is 56.{}
  • Guitarist Charlie Burchill of Simple Minds is 53.{}
  • Drummer Charlie Benante of Anthrax is 50.{}
  • Drummer Mike Bordin (Faith No More) is 50.{}
  • Actor Fisher Stevens ("Early Edition") is 49.{}
  • Actress Robin Givens is 48.{}
  • Actor Michael Vartan ("Alias") is 44.{}
  • Rapper Skoob of DAS EFX is 42.{}
  • Rapper Twista is 40.{}
  • Actor Jaleel White ("Family Matters") is 36.