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Today in entertainment history: Jan 15

Today in entertainment history: Jan 15

ON THIS DAY IN 1954: Marilyn Monroe married Joe DiMaggio in San Francisco. They split after nine months. Photo: Associated Press

1954: Marilyn Monroe married Joe DiMaggio in San Francisco. They split after nine months.

1967: The Rolling Stones appeared on the “Ed Sullivan Show” to sing “Let’s Spend The Night Together.” To satisfy censors, Mick Jagger sang “Let’s spend some TIME together.”

1974: The TV sitcom “Happy Days” premiered on ABC.

1992: Johnny Cash, the Jimi Hendrix Experience and the Isley Brothers were among those inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Today’s birthdays: Actress Margaret O’Brien (“Meet Me In St. Louis”) is 77. Actress Andrea Martin is 68. Actor-director Mario Van Peebles is 58. Actor James Nesbitt (“Waking Ned Devine”) is 50. Singer Lisa Lisa of Lisa Lisa and the Cult Jam is 48. Actor Chad Lowe is 47. Actress Regina King is 44. Actor Eddie Cahill (“CSI: New York”) is 37. Rapper Pitbull is 34. Actor Victor Rasuk (“Fifty Shades of Grey”) is 30. Electronic musician Skrillex is 27.

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