News

Today in entertainment history: Jan 15

Today in entertainment history: Jan 15

ON THIS DAY IN 1954: Marilyn Monroe married Joe DiMaggio in San Francisco. They split after nine months. Photo: Associated Press

1954: Marilyn Monroe married Joe DiMaggio in San Francisco. They split after nine months.

1967: The Rolling Stones appeared on the “Ed Sullivan Show” to sing “Let’s Spend The Night Together.” To satisfy censors, Mick Jagger sang “Let’s spend some TIME together.”

1974: The TV sitcom “Happy Days” premiered on ABC.

1992: Johnny Cash, the Jimi Hendrix Experience and the Isley Brothers were among those inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Today’s birthdays: Actress Margaret O’Brien (“Meet Me In St. Louis”) is 77. Actress Andrea Martin is 68. Actor-director Mario Van Peebles is 58. Actor James Nesbitt (“Waking Ned Devine”) is 50. Singer Lisa Lisa of Lisa Lisa and the Cult Jam is 48. Actor Chad Lowe is 47. Actress Regina King is 44. Actor Eddie Cahill (“CSI: New York”) is 37. Rapper Pitbull is 34. Actor Victor Rasuk (“Fifty Shades of Grey”) is 30. Electronic musician Skrillex is 27.

Recent Headlines

in Music

Meghan Trainor, Harry Styles team up for a duet

Meghan Trainor arrives at the 42nd annual American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Los Angeles.

Harry Styles and Meghan Trainor channel their heartbreak into a new song called "Someday Maybe."

in Music

Katy Perry leads the way for Super Bowl’s ‘girl power’ moment

katyperry

The most-watched 12 minutes on U.S. television is expected to be all about the ladies.

in Entertainment

Benedict Cumberbatch apologizes for ‘colored’ remark

Benedict Cumberbatch attends a special screening of "The Imitation Game" at the DGA Theater on Monday, Nov. 10, 2014, in Los Angeles.

Benedict Cumberbatch is "devastated" after realizing he caused offense during a chat about diversity on Tavis Smiley's late-night show.

in Music

Imagine Dragons launch sky-high concert contest

Dan Reynolds, of Imagine Dragons, performs at the 25th annual KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas at The Forum on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, in Inglewood, Calif.

Imagine Dragons have teamed up with Southwest Airlines to give a group of fans a once-in-a-lifetime mile-high experience.

in Music

Peter Frampton, Gibson copy his beloved guitar

peterframpton

It wasn't just any guitar, but Frampton's absolute favorite, and the one he played on "Frampton Comes Alive."