News

Today in entertainment history: June 4

Today in entertainment history: June 4

ON THIS DAY IN 1984:Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band released their "Born in the USA" album. Photo: Associated Press

1967: “The Monkees” TV show won an Emmy Award for outstanding comedy series.

1984: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band released their “Born in the USA” album.

1991: Billy Crystal got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. His movie “City Slickers” opened a few days later.

1992: The “young Elvis” stamp beat out the “Vegas Elvis” stamp in a contest conducted by the U.S. Postal Service. More than a million votes were tallied.

Today’s Birthdays: Actor Bruce Dern is 78. Singer-actress Michelle Phillips (The Mamas and The Papas) is 70. Bassist Danny Brown of The Fixx is 63. Actor Parker Stevenson is 62. Singer El DeBarge is 53. Singer Al B. Sure! is 46. Actor Scott Wolf (“Party of Five”) is 46. Ron Huebel (“What To Expect When You’re Expecting”) is 45. Comedian Horatio Sanz (“Saturday Night Live”) is 45. Actor Noah Wyle (WY’-lee) (“ER”) is 43. Bassist Stefan Lessard of The Dave Matthews Band is 40. Actor Russell Brand is 39. Actress Angelina Jolie is 39. Bassist JoJo Garza of Los Lonely Boys is 34. Drummer Zac Farro (Paramore) is 24.

Latest Headlines

in Sports

Ohio lawmaker proposes LeBron license plate

Fresh
lebron

An Ohio lawmaker wants a license plate celebrating the homecoming of King James.

in Music

Def Leppard’s Vivian Campbell gets cancer all-clear – again

viviancampbell

The guitarist is cautiously optimistic after tests reveal he is in remission again.

in Music

Lawsuit over Slipknot bassist’s death dismissed

brennagray

A judge says the widow of Slipknot bassist Paul Gray waited too long to file a lawsuit against Gray's former doctor.

in Music

Rob Zombie starts crowd-funding campaign for killer clowns

robzombie

The rocker/filmmaker wants fans to help him make another horror flick.

in Sports

Friday’s Sports Minute

leishma

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Friday, Aug. 1.