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Today in entertainment history: Dec.16

Today in entertainment history: Dec.16

THIS DAY IN 1966: "Hey Joe," the first single by the Jimi Hendrix Experience, was released in Britain. The song was not released as a single in the U.S. Photo: Associated Press

1966: “Hey Joe,” the first single by the Jimi Hendrix Experience, was released in Britain. The song was not released as a single in the U.S.

1973: Singer Jermaine Jackson married Hazel Gordy, the daughter of Motown Records founder Berry Gordy.

1977: The Bee Gees were awarded a gold record for “How Deep is Your Love.”

Today’s birthdays: Actress Joyce Bulifant (“The Mary Tyler Moore Show”) is 77. Actress Liv Ullman is 76. Journalist Lesley Stahl (“60 Minutes”) is 73. Writer-producer Steven Bochco is 71. Guitarist Tony Hicks of The Hollies is 69. Singer Benny Anderson of ABBA is 68. Actor Ben Cross is 67. Singer-guitarist Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top is 65. Actress Alison LaPlaca (“The John Larroquette Show”) is 55. Actor Sam Robards is 53. Actor Jon Tenney (“The Closer,” ”Brooklyn South”) is 53. Actor Benjamin Bratt (“Private Practice,” ”Law and Order”) is 51. Country singer Jeff Carson is 51. Comedian JB Smoove (“The Millers,” ”Curb Your Enthusiasm”) is 49. Singer Michael McCary of Boyz II Men is 43. Actress Krysten Ritter (“Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23,” “Breaking Bad,” ”Gilmore Girls”) is 33. Actress Zoe Jarman (“The Mindy Project”) is 32. Actress Amanda Setton (“The Mindy Project,” ”Gossip Girl”) is 29. Bassist Dave Rublin of American Authors is 28. Actress Anna Popplewell (“The Chronicles of Narnia” films) is 26.

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