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Today in entertainment history: May 28

Today in entertainment history: May 28

THIS DAY IN 1966:Ike and TIna Turner released "River Deep, Mountain High." Photo: Associated Press

1966: Ike and Tina Turner released “River Deep, Mountain High.”

1976: The Allman Brothers Band broke up after Gregg Allman testified against his personal road manager, who was charged with drug trafficking. The band reformed in 1978.

1998: Actor Phil Hartman was shot to death by his wife, Brynn, who then killed herself. Hartman was 49.

Today’s Birthdays: Actress Carroll Baker is 83. Actor John Karlen (“Cagney and Lacey”) is 81. Actress Beth Howland (“Alice”) is 73. Singer Gladys Knight is 70. Actress Sondra Locke is 70. Singer Billy Vera is 70. Singer John Fogerty is 69. Actor Brandon Cruz (“The Courtship of Eddie’s Father”) is 52. Actress Christa Miller (“Scrubs,” ”The Drew Carey Show”) is 50. Country singer Phil Vassar is 50. Singer Chris Ballew of Presidents of the United States of America is 49. Singer Kylie Minogue is 46. Rapper Chubb Rock is 46. Actor Justin Kirk (“Weeds”) is 45. Talk show host Elisabeth Hasselbeck (“Fox and Friends,” ”The View”) is 37. Actress Monica Keena (“Dawson’s Creek,” ”Undeclared”) is 35. Singer Colbie Caillat is 29. Actress Carey Mulligan (“The Great Gatsby”) is 29.

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