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Today in entertainment history: April 7

Today in entertainment history: April 7

THIS DAY IN 1962: Mick Jagger and Keith Richards met future Rolling Stones guitarist Brian Jones at a London blues club. Photo: Associated Press

1927:An audience in New York saw an image of Commerce Secretary Herbert Hoover, in the first successful long-distance demonstration of television.

1962: Mick Jagger and Keith Richards met future Rolling Stones guitarist Brian Jones at a London blues club.

1970: “Midnight Cowboy” was named best picture at the Academy Awards. John Wayne won the best actor award for “True Grit.”

1998:Singer George Michael was arrested for committing a lewd act in a park restroom in Beverly Hills, California.

Today’s Birthdays: Country singer Bobby Bare is 81. Singer Charlie Thomas of The Drifters is 79. Movie director Francis Ford Coppola is 77. Singer Patricia Bennett of The Chiffons is 69. Singer-guitarist John Oates of Hall and Oates is 68. Drummer John Dittrich of Restless Heart is 65. Singer Janis Ian is 65. Actor Jackie Chan is 62. Actor Russell Crowe is 52. Singer Mark Kibble of Take 6 is 52. Actor Bill Bellamy (“Last Comic Standing,” ”Fastlane”) is 51. Singer-bassist John Cooper of Skillet is 41. Bassist Ben McKee of Imagine Dragons is 31. Actor Ed Speleers (“Downton Abbey”) is 28. Actor Conner Rayburn (“According to Jim”) is 17.

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