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Today in entertainment history: Nov. 27

Today in entertainment history: Nov. 27

THIS WEEK IN 1967: The Beatles' "Magical Mystery Tour" album was released in North America. Photo: Associated Press

1967: The Beatles’ “Magical Mystery Tour” album was released in North America.

1980: The sitcom “Bosom Buddies,” starring Tom Hanks and Peter Scolari, premiered on ABC.

1995: The Beatles’ “Anthology One” set a record for first-week sales, selling 1.2 million copies. That record has since been broken.

Today’s Birthdays: Director Kathryn Bigelow (“The Hurt Locker”) is 63. TV personality Bill Nye (“Bill Nye the Science Guy”) is 59. Actor William Fichtner (“Invasion”) is 58. Guitarist Charlie Burchill of Simple Minds is 55. Drummer Charlie Benante of Anthrax is 52. Drummer Mike Bordin (Faith No More) is 52. Actor Fisher Stevens (“Early Edition”) is 51. Actress Robin Givens is 50. Actor Michael Vartan (“Alias”) is 46. Rapper Skoob of DAS EFX is 44. Rapper Twista is 42. Actor Jaleel White (“Family Matters”) is 38. Actress/singer Aubrey Peeples ( “Nashville” ”Sharknado”) is 21.

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