Today in Entertainment History, November 9, 2012

According to the AP, on November ninth:

  • In 1961, Brian Epstein first saw The Beatles perform at the Cavern Club in Liverpool. He soon became the band's manager. {}{}
  • In 1962, Motown Records released "You've Really Got a Hold On Me" by The Miracles. {}{}
  • In 1962, Roy Acuff was installed as the first living member of the Country Music Hall of Fame. {}{}
  • In 1966, Paul McCartney supposedly was killed in a car crash, according to the "Paul is Dead" hoax that circulated in 1969. {}{}
  • In 1967, Roger McGuinn expelled David Crosby from The Byrds. {}{}
  • Also in 1967, "Rolling Stone" magazine began publication, with John Lennon on the first cover.{}In 1976, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers released their self-titled debut album. {}
  • In 1984, the movie "A Nightmare on Elm Street" opened nationwide. {}{}
  • In 1990, "Dances With Wolves," starring Kevin Costner, opened nationwide. {}{}
  • In 1993, actress Angie Dickinson became the first person in 500 shows to walk out of a televised "This Is Your Life" tribute. {}{}
  • In 1997, actor Michael Lookinland, who played Bobby on "The Brady Bunch," was arrested for drunk driving in Utah after rolling his Ford Bronco. {}{}
  • In 2003, actor Art Carney died at the age of 85. {} {}{}
Today's Birthdays:{}
  • Actor Charlie Robinson ("Night Court") is 67.{}
  • Actor Robert David Hall ("CSI") is 64.{}
  • Actor Lou Ferrigno ("The Incredible Hulk") is 61.{}
  • Drummer Dee Plakas of L7 is 52.{}
  • Rapper Pepa of Salt-N-Pepa is 43.{}
  • Rapper Scarface of Geto Boys is 42.{}
  • Musician Susan Tedeschi is 42.{}
  • Actor Eric Dane ("Grey's Anatomy") is 40.{}
  • Singer Nick Lachey is 39.{}
  • Singer Sisqo (Dru Hill) is 34.{}
  • Actress Nikki Blonsky ("Hairspray") is 24.{}