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Today in entertainment history: March 14

Today in entertainment history: March 14

HAPPY BIRTHDAY: Composer-conductor Quincy Jones is 83 today. Photo: Associated Press

1972: Carole King won the album of the year Grammy for “Tapestry,” record of the year for “It’s Too Late” and song of the year for “You’ve Got A Friend.” She also won a fourth Grammy that year, for female pop vocal performance for “Tapestry.”

1980: Producer Quincy Jones got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. It was his 47th birthday.

1981: Eric Clapton was hospitalized in St. Paul, Minnesota, for an attack of bleeding ulcers. He had to cancel a 60-date U.S. tour.

Today’s Birthdays: Singer Phil Phillips is 90. Actor Michael Caine is 83. Composer-conductor Quincy Jones is 83. Country singer Michael Martin Murphey is 71. Sax player Walt Parazaider of Chicago is 71. Actor Steve Kanaly (“Dallas”) is 70. Comedian Billy Crystal is 68. TV and radio personality Rick Dees is 65. Country singer Jann Browne is 62. Actor Adrian Zmed is 62. Actress Tamara Tunie (“Law and Order: SVU”) is 57. Actress Penny Johnson Jerald (“Castle,” ”24″) is 56. Actress Elise Neal (“All of Us”) is 50. Actor Gary Anthony Williams (“Boston Legal,” ”Malcolm in the Middle”) is 50. Drummer Michael Bland of Soul Asylum is 47. Singer Kristian Bush of Sugarland is 46. Actress Betsy Brandt (“Breaking Bad”) is 43. Actress Grace Park (“Hawaii Five-0,” ”Battlestar Galactica”) is 42. Actor Daniel Gillies (“The Originals,” ”Vampire Diaries”) is 40. Actor Corey Stoll (“House of Cards” ”The Bourne Legacy”) is 40. Actor Chris Klein is 37. Actress Kate Maberly (“Finding Neverland”) is 34. Singer-keyboardist Taylor Hanson of Hanson is 33. Actor Jamie Bell (“Billy Elliot”) is 30. Bassist Este Haim of Haim is 30. Actor Ansel Elgort (“Insurgent,” ”Divergent”) is 22.

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