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Today in entertainment history: April 18

Today in entertainment history: April 18

ON THIS DAY IN 1994: Roseanne Arnold filed for divorce from Tom Arnold. Charges were dropped, but she refiled less than a month later. This photo shows Barr holding her fingers in her ears as she screams the National Anthem between games of the San Diego Padres and the Cincinnati Reds doubleheader on July 25, 1990 in San Diego, Calif. She was booed loudly and she made an obscene gesture and spat when she was finished Photo: Associated Press/Joan Fahrenthold

1956:Actress Grace Kelly married Prince Rainier of Monaco in a civil ceremony. A church wedding took place the next day.

1985: Wham’s “Make It Big” album became the first western pop album released in China.

1994: Roseanne Arnold filed for divorce from Tom Arnold. Charges were dropped, but she refiled less than a month later.

Today’s Birthdays: Actress Barbara Hale (“Perry Mason”) is 93. Actor Robert Hooks is 77. Actress Hayley Mills is 68. Actor James Woods is 67. Actress Cindy Pickett (“Ferris Bueller’s Day Off”) is 67. Keyboardist Walt Richmond of The Tractors is 67. Bassist Jim Scholten of Sawyer Brown is 62. Actor Rick Moranis is 61. Actor Eric Roberts is 58. Actress Melody Thomas Scott (“Young and the Restless”) is 58. Actor John James (“Dynasty,” ”The Colbys”) is 58. Bassist Les Pattinson of Echo and the Bunnymen is 56. Actress Jane Leeves (“Hot In Cleveland,” ”Frasier”) is 53. Ventriloquist Jeff Dunham is 52. Talk show host Conan O’Brien is 51. Actor Eric McCormack (“Will and Grace”) is 51. Actress Maria Bello is 47. Guitarist Mark Tremonti of Creed and of Alter Bridge is 40. Singer Trina of Trina and Tamara is 40. Actress Melissa Joan Hart (“Sabrina the Teenage Witch”) is 38. Actress America Ferrera (“Ugly Betty”) is 30. Actress Alia Shawkat (“Arrested Development”) is 25. Actress Britt Robertson (“Under the Dome”) is 24. Actress Chloe Bennet (“Nashville”) is 22. Singer Nathan Sykes of The Wanted is 21.

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