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Today in entertainment history: Feb. 15

Today in entertainment history: Feb. 15

REMEMBER WHEN?: On Feb. 15, 1964 one act had five songs on Billboard's Hot 100 list. It was The Beatles, with "I Want To Hold Your Hand," ''I Saw Her Standing There," ''She Loves You," ''Please, Please Me" and "My Bonnie." Photo: Associated Press

1941: Duke Ellington recorded “Take The A Train” with his big band. It became the orchestra’s theme song.

1950: Disney released the movie “Cinderella.”

1964: For the first time one act had five songs on Billboard’s Hot 100 list. It was The Beatles, with “I Want To Hold Your Hand,” ”I Saw Her Standing There,” ”She Loves You,” ”Please, Please Me” and “My Bonnie.”

1971: Pink Floyd released their “Dark Side of the Moon” album.

Today’s Birthdays: Actress Claire Bloom is 85. Songwriter Brian Holland (Holland-Dozier-Holland) is 75. Drummer Mick Avory of The Kinks is 72. Jazz saxophonist Henry Threadgill is 72. Actress Marisa Berenson (“Barry Lyndon”) is 69. Actress Jane Seymour is 65. Singer Melissa Manchester is 65. Actress Lynn Whitfield (“Madea’s Family Reunion”) is 63. Cartoonist Matt Groening (“The Simpsons”) is 62. Model Janice Dickinson is 61. Singer Ali Campbell (UB40) is 57. Actor Joseph R. Gannascoli (“The Sopranos”) is 57. Bassist Mikey Craig of Culture Club is 56. Country singer Michael Reynolds of Pinmonkey is 52. Actor Michael Easton is 49. Actress Renee O’Connor (“Xena: Warrior Princess”) is 45. Actress Sarah Wynter (“24”) is 43. Singer Brandon Boyd of Incubus is 40. Drummer Ronnie Vannucci of The Killers is 40. Singer Conor Oberst of Bright Eyes is 36. Guitarist Gary Clark Junior is 32. Actress Natalie Morales (“Trophy Wife”) is 31. Actress Amber Riley (“Glee”) is 30.

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