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Today in entertainment history: Nov. 26

Today in entertainment history: Nov. 26

HOLLYWOOD CLASSIC: Swedish-born actress Ingrid Bergman with Humphrey Bogart in a scene from the classic film "Casablanca." Photo: Associated Press

A look at some of the news that made headlines on Nov. 26.

1942: The motion picture “Casablanca,” starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman, had its world premiere in New York City.

1962: The Beatles recorded “Please Please Me.”

1968: Cream performed its farewell concert at the Royal Albert Hall in London. Guitarist Eric Clapton and drummer Ginger Baker continued working together in the band Blind Faith.

1982: Jazz trumpeter Miles Davis married actress Cicely Tyson in New York. Comedian Bill Cosby was the best man.

1989: More than 45 acts participated in an earthquake relief “Rock-A-Thon” broadcast on public television and in northern California. Three concerts were held in San Francisco, Oakland and Watsonville, the town hit hardest by the quake.

1992: Michael Jackson’s “Dangerous” album was released. Hundreds of fans lined up at stores nationwide to buy it on the first day.

Today’s Birthdays: Impressionist Rich Little is 75. Singer Tina Turner is 74. Singer Jean Terrell (replaced Diana Ross in the Supremes) is 69. Bassist John McVie of Fleetwood Mac is 68. Actress Jamie Rose (“Falcon Crest,” ”St. Elsewhere”) is 54. Country singer Linda Davis is 51. Actor Peter Facinelli (“Nurse Jackie”) is 40. Actress Maia (MY’-ah) Campbell (“In the House”) is 37. Country singer Joe Nichols is 37. Actress Jessica Bowman (“Dr. Quinn: Medicine Woman”) is 33. Singer Natasha Bedingfield is 32. Singer-guitarist Mike Gossin of Gloriana is 29. Drummer Ben Wysocki of The Fray is 29. Singer Lil Fizz of B2K is 28. Singer Aubrey Collins (Trick Pony) is 26.

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