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Today in entertainment history: June 10

Today in entertainment history: June 10

REMEMBER WHEN THESE TWO WERE MARRIED?:On this day in 1993 Burt Reynolds filed for divorce from Loni Anderson after five years of marriage, blaming irreconcilable differences. Photo: Associated Press

1964: The Rolling Stones met two of their idols during a recording session, when they ran into bluesmen Willie Dixon and Muddy Waters at Chicago’s Chess studios.

1966: A Beatles record featuring a new audio effect was released. “Rain” used a tape played in reverse. John Lennon said the reverse-tape effect wasn’t planned; the tape was just put on the wrong way.

1967: Actor Spencer Tracy died, just weeks after he finished filming “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner.” He was 67.

1990: The band 311 played their first gig, opening for Fugazi in Omaha, Nebraska.

1992: A Texas law enforcement agency called for a national boycott of “Cop Killer” by Ice-T. Sales of the song skyrocketed.

1993: Burt Reynolds filed for divorce from Loni Anderson after five years of marriage, blaming irreconcilable differences.

2005: Singer Ray Charles died of liver disease at his home in Beverly Hills, California. He was 73.

Today’s Birthdays: Singer Shirley Alston Reeves of The Shirelles is 73. Actor Andrew Stevens is 59. Bassist Kim Deal of The Pixies and The Breeders is 53. Singer Maxi Priest is 53. Actress Gina Gershon is 52. Actress Jeanne Tripplehorn is 51. Drummer Jimmy Chamberlin (Smashing Pumpkins, Zwan) is 50. Actress Kate Flannery (“The Office”) is 50. Model-actress Elizabeth Hurley is 49. Guitarist Joey Santiago of The Pixies is 49. Guitarist Emma Anderson (Lush) is 47. Country guitarist Brian Hofeldt of The Derailers is 47. Singer Mike Doughty (DOH’-tee) (Soul Coughing) is 44. Singer JoJo of K-Ci and JoJo is 43. Singer Faith Evans is 41. Singer Lemisha Grinstead of 702 is 36. Actor DJ Qualls (“Hustle and Flow”) is 36. Actor Shane West (“ER,” ”Now and Again”) is 36. Country singer Lee Brice is 35. Singer Hoku is 33. Actress Leelee Sobieski is 32.

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