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Today in entertainment history: July 22

Today in entertainment history: July 22

THIS DAY IN 1977:Elvis Costello's first album, "My Aim Is True," was released in the UK. It was released in the US in October of that year. Photo: Associated Press

1965: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Bill Wyman of the Rolling Stones were fined five pounds for urinating on the wall of a London gas station. They were charged with “insulting behavior.”

1977: Elvis Costello’s first album, “My Aim Is True,” was released in the UK. It was released in the US in October of that year.

1983: Diana Ross performed a concert in New York’s Central Park. A show the night before had been rained out.

2005: Country singer Mindy McCready attempted suicide by ingesting two unidentified substances and drinking alcohol at a hotel in Indian Rocks Beach, Florida.

Today’s Birthdays: Actor Orson Bean (“Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman”) is 86. Actress Louise Fletcher is 80. Singer Chuck Jackson is 77. Actor Terence Stamp is 76. Game show host Alex Trebek is 74. Singer George Clinton is 73. Singer-actor Bobby Sherman is 71. Actor Danny Glover is 68. Writer-director Paul Schrader is 68. Singer Don Henley is 67. Actor-comedian-director Albert Brooks is 67. Composer Alan Menken (“Little Mermaid,” ”Little Shop of Horrors”) is 65. Musician Al Di Meola is 60. Actor Willem Dafoe is 59. Singer Keith Sweat is 53. Singer Emily Saliers of the Indigo Girls is 51. Actor-comedian David Spade is 50. Actor John Leguizamo is 50. Bassist Pat Badger of Extreme is 47. Actor Rhys Ifans (“Notting Hill”) is 47. Musician Daniel Jones (Savage Garden) is 41. Singer Rufus Wainwright is 41. Actress Franka Potent (“The Bourne Identity”) is 40. Actor Keegan Allen (“Pretty Little Liars”) is 27. Actress Selena Gomez (“The Wizards of Waverly Place”) is 22.

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