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AP-AM Prep-Entertainment History: SUN JUN 23

Source : AP
Last Updated: Sun, Jun 23, 2013 07:15 hrs

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! ENTERTAINMENT HISTORY !

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On June 23rd, 1967, John Entwistle of The Who married Alison Wise.

In 1970, Chubby Checker was arrested at Niagara Falls, New York, after authorities found marijuana, hashish and some unidentified drugs in Checker's car.

In 1972, Smokey Robinson and The Miracles perform together for the last time. They have since reunited for a few performances.

In 1975, Alice Cooper broke six ribs after falling off the stage during a concert in Vancouver.

In 1987, singer Tiffany began her tour of performances at shopping malls in Paramus (pah-RAM'-us), New Jersey.

In 1989, New Kids on the Block were nearly thrown out of a hotel in Anaheim, California. They were caught throwing balloons filled with Kool-Aid at guests.

In 1994, Barry Manilow's first musical, "Copacabana" -- based on his 1976 hit song -- opened in London.

In 1996, actor Robert Downey Junior was arrested on drug charges after authorities found crack cocaine, heroin and an unloaded .357 Magnum revolver in his truck during a traffic stop in Malibu, California.

Today's birthdays: Singer Diana Trask is 73. Singer Rosetta Hightower of The Orlons is 69. Actor Ted Shackelford ("Knots Landing") is 67. Actor Bryan Brown is 66. Former "American Idol" judge Randy Jackson is 57. Actress Frances McDormand is 56. Drummer Steve Shelley of Sonic Youth is 51. Singer Chico DeBarge is 43. Actress Selma Blair is 41. Singer KT Tunstall is 38. Singer Virgo Williams of Ghostown DJs is 38. Singer-songwriter Jason Mraz is 36. Actress Melissa Rauch ("The Big Bang Theory") is 33. Singer Duffy is 29.

(Above for release Sunday, June 23rd)

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