Today in Entertainment History, November 7, 2012

According to the AP, these events happened on November seventh:

  • In 1951, Frank Sinatra and Ava Gardner were married. She filed for divorce in 1954. {}{}
  • In 1960, A.P. Carter of the country-gospel Carter Family Singers died in Kingsport, Tennessee. He was 62. {}{}
  • In 1963, the all-star comedy "It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World" had its world premiere in Hollywood. {}{}
  • In 1968, The Doors were banned in Phoenix after Jim Morrison told the audience to stand up. Police were wary of Morrison's intentions because he had recently mooned an audience. {}{}
  • In 1974, Ted Nugent won the National Squirrel Shooting Archery Contest by hitting a squirrel at 150 yards with a bow and arrow. {}{}
  • In 1977, the soundtrack to "Saturday Night Fever" was released. {}{}
  • In 1990, Arsenio Hall got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. {}{}
  • In 1991, actor Paul Reubens, better known as Pee Wee Herman, pleaded no contest to an indecent exposure charge. He had been arrested in Sarasota, Florida, for allegedly exposing himself in a movie theatre. {}{}
  • In 1997, Rosemary Clooney married longtime companion Dante DiPaolo in Maysville, Kentucky, after living together for 24 years. {}{}
  • In 2006, Britney Spears filed for divorce from Kevin Federline. They had been married for just over two years, and she had given birth to their second son just two months earlier. {}{}
  • In 2011, Dr. Conrad Murray was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson in 2009. {} {}{}
Today's Birthdays:{}
  • Actor Barry Newman is 74.{}
  • Singer Johnny Rivers is 70.{}
  • Singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell is 69.{}
  • Actor Christopher Knight ("The Brady Bunch") is 55.{}
  • Musician Tommy Thayer (KISS) is 52.{}
  • Actress Julie Pinson is 45.
  • Guitarist Greg Tribbett of Mudvayne is 44.{}
  • Actor Jeremy London ("Party of Five") is 40.{}
  • Actor Jason London ("The Rage: Carrie Two") is 40.{}
  • Actress Yunjin Kim ("Lost") is 39.{}
  • Guitarist Zach Myers of Shinedown is 29.{}
  • Rapper Tinie Tempah is 24. {}