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Today in entertainment history: Nov. 27

Today in entertainment history: Nov. 27

MAGICAL: In a scene from their controversial television film fantasy "Magical Mystery Tour", in which The Beatles are seen disguised as animals, in England in 1967. Photo: Associated Press

A look at some of Hollywood’s headlining moments from Nov. 27.

1957: “The Chirping Crickets” by Buddy Holly and the Crickets was released. It contained the singles “That’ll Be the Day,” ”Maybe Baby,” and “Not Fade Away.”

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

1969: the Rolling Stones opened a four-night stand at New York’s Madison Square Garden. Portions of the first two concerts were released on the album “Get Yer Ya-Yas Out.”

1970: George Harrison’s “All Things Must Pass” album was released.

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: Actor James Avery (“Sparks,” ”The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”) is 65. Director Kathryn Bigelow (“The Hurt Locker”) is 62. TV personality Bill Nye (“Bill Nye the Science Guy”) is 58. Actor William Fichtner (“Invasion”) is 57. Guitarist Charlie Burchill of Simple Minds is 54. Drummer Charlie Benante of Anthrax is 51. Drummer Mike Bordin (Faith No More) is 51. Actor Fisher Stevens (“Early Edition”) is 50. Actress Robin Givens is 49. Actor Michael Vartan (“Alias”) is 45. Rapper Skoob of DAS EFX is 43. Rapper Twista is 41. Actor Jaleel White (“Family Matters”) is 37.

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