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Today in entertainment history: Nov. 25

Today in entertainment history: Nov. 25

TODAY IN 1992: Whitney Houston's first movie, "The Bodyguard," opened nationwide. The movie's theme song "I Will Always Love You" was already a number one song when the film opened. Photo: Associated Press

1961: Don and Phil Everly were sworn in to the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves in Nashville and later reported to Camp Pendleton in San Diego.

1968: The Beatles’ “White Album” was released.

1984: The Ethiopian famine relief song “Do They Know It’s Christmas” by Band Aid was recorded in London. The session was organized by singer Bob Geldof.

1992: Whitney Houston’s first movie, “The Bodyguard,” opened nationwide. The movie’s theme song “I Will Always Love You” was already a number one song when the film opened.

1998: Actor Michael J. Fox revealed he had Parkinson’s disease.

Today’s Birthdays: Actress Kathryn Crosby is 81. Singer Percy Sledge is 74. Singer Bob Lind is 72. Actor-game show host Ben Stein is 70. Actor John Larroquette is 67. “Dancing With The Stars” judge Bruno Tonioli is 59. Singer Amy Grant is 54. Singer Mark Lanegan (Queens of the Stone Age and Screaming Trees) is 50. Singer Tim Armstrong of Rancid is 49. Actor Billy Burke (“Twilight” films) is 48. Singer Stacy Lattisaw is 48. Guitarist Rodney Sheppard of Sugar Ray is 48. Rapper-producer Erick Sermon is 46. Actress Jill Hennessy (“Crossing Jordan”) is 45. Actress Christina Applegate is 43. Actor Eddie Steeples (“My Name Is Earl”) is 41. Actor Kristian Nairn (“Game of Thrones”) is 39. Actress Katie Cassidy (new “Melrose Place”) is 28.

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