News

Today in entertainment history: Nov. 14

Today in entertainment history: Nov. 14

ELVIS' ALBUM SALES: Elvis Presley, being interviewed on the set of a movie, in 1960. Photo: Associated Press

A look at the entertainment milestones that happened on Nov. 14.

1943: 25-year-old Leonard Bernstein made his public debut as conductor of the New York Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra. Bernstein filled in at the last minute for Bruno Walter, who became sick prior to a nationally broadcast concert.

1960: Elvis Presley’s “It’s Now Or Never” became the fastest-selling single in British history, selling 780,000 copies in its first week.

1988: The TV comedy “Murphy Brown,” starring Candice Bergen, made its debut on CBS.

1991: The Fox network debuted Michael Jackson’s “Black Or White” video. Callers to network affiliates complained about the video’s sexual nature and violent content. Jackson later said he didn’t mean to offend anyone.

1998: Carmen Electra and Dennis Rodman were married at a chapel in Las Vegas. They divorced after less than five months of marriage.

Today’s Birthdays: Actress Kathleen Hughes (“Babe”) is 85. Jazz pianist Ellis Marsalis is 79. Writer P.J. O’Rourke is 66. Zydeco singer-accordionist Buckwheat Zydeco is 66. Guitarist James Young of Styx is 64. Singer Stephen Bishop is 62. Pianist Yanni is 59. Actor D.B. Sweeney is 52. Actress Laura San Giacomo (“Just Shoot Me”) is 52. Rapper Reverend Run of Run-DMC is 49. Actor Patrick Warburton (“The Tick,” ”Seinfeld”) is 49. Singer Jeanette Jurado of Expose’ is 48. Bassist Brian Yale of Matchbox Twenty is 45. Singer Butch Walker (Marvelous 3) is 44. Actor Josh Duhamel (“Las Vegas”) is 41. Drummer Travis Barker of Plus-44 and of Blink-182 is 38. Drummer Robby Shaffer of MercyMe is 38. Actor Brian Dietzen (“NCIS”) is 36. Rapper Shyheim is 36. Bassist Tobin Esperance of Papa Roach is 34.

Recently Played

Latest Headlines

in Entertainment

Lena Dunham and Kate Mara hit by a falling sign

Fresh
Lena Dunham, of HBO's "Girls," arrives at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards held at The Nokia Theatre  in Los Angeles.

The "Girls" and "House of Cards" actresses saw stars of their own after an accident at a Venice premiere.

in Entertainment

Charges dropped against Phillip Seymour Hoffman’s suspected drug dealer

In this Jan. 19, 2014 photo, Philip Seymour Hoffman poses for a portrait at The GenArt Quaker Good Energy Lodge during the Sundance Film Festival, in Park City, Utah. Hoffman, who won the Oscar for best actor in 2006 for his portrayal of writer Truman Capote in "Capote," was found dead Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, in his New York apartment. He was 46.

Drug-selling charges against a friend of late film star Philip Seymour Hoffman have been dropped after officers neglected to read the suspect his Miranda rights.

in Entertainment

Hayao Miyazaki, Harry Belafonte among winners of honorary Oscars

"Ponyo" director Hayao Miyazaki poses for a portrait in Los Angeles on Tuesday, July 28, 2009.

The Academy announces the recipients of this year's Governors Awards. See who made the list!

in Entertainment

Robert Downey, Jr. calls ‘Guardians’ the best Marvel movie ever

In this image released by Paramount Pictures, Robert Downey Jr. stars as billionaire industrialist Tony Stark aka Iron Man in the film, “Iron Man.”** NO SALES **

Iron Man's Robert Downey Jr. flies past his own ego with claims that this summer's "Guardians of the Galaxy" is the Marvel movie to beat.

in Music

Shakira expecting second child

Singer Shakira carries her son Milan after she performed during the closing ceremony prior to the World Cup final soccer match between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, July 13, 2014.

Shakira is expecting another baby with boyfriend, and soccer star, Gerard Pique.