(Following Advance for Use Tuesday, November 20)

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On November 20, 1966, the musical "Cabaret" opened on Broadway.

In 1970, Kinks singer Ray Davies re-recorded one word for the single "Apeman." The song contained the word "foggin'," which sounded too much like an expletive.

In 1973, Who drummer Keith Moon collapsed twice during a concert in San Francisco, apparently because of jet lag. Guitarist Pete Townshend asked for a volunteer from the audience to finish the set -- and got one.

In 1983, an estimated 100 million people watched the controversial ABC movie "The Day After," which depicted the outbreak of nuclear war.

In 1990, the two performers known as Milli Vanilli held a press conference to discuss the lip-synching scandal that cost them their Grammy. Rob Pilatus (pih-LAY'-tuhs) told kids to get a good lawyer if they want to get into show business.

In 1994, musician David Crosby got a liver transplant.

Today's Birthdays: Actress-comedian Kaye Ballard is 87. Actress Estelle Parsons is 85. Comedian Dick Smothers is 74. Singer Norman Greenbaum is 70. Actress Veronica Hamel is 69. Broadcast journalist Judy Woodruff is 66. Actor Samuel E. Wright (Sebastian in "Little Mermaid") is 66. Musician Joe Walsh is 65. Actor Richard Masur ("One Day at a Time") is 64. Actress Bo Derek is 56. Drummer Jim Brown of UB40 is 55. Actress Sean Young is 53. Pianist Jim Brickman is 51. Drummer Todd Nance of Widespread Panic is 50. Actress Ming-Na ("ER") is 49. Rapper Mike D of the Beastie Boys is 47. Rapper Sen Dog of Cypress Hill is 47. Actress Marisa Ryan ("New York Undercover") is 38. Country singer Dierks (DURKS) Bentley is 37. Actor Joshua Gomez ("Chuck") is 37. Country singer Josh Turner is 35. Actress Nadine Velazquez ("My Name Is Earl") is 34. Actress Ashley Fink ("Glee") is 26. Bassist Jared Followill of Kings of Leon is 26. Actor Cody Linley ("Hannah Montana") is 23.

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