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Today in entertainment history: April 29

Today in entertainment history: April 29

ON THIS DAY IN 1990:13 people were hospitalized after thousands of fans tried to get into a sold-out New Kids On the Block concert in Brighton, England. Photo: Associated Press

1967: Aretha Franklin released the single “Respect.”

1976: Security guards removed Bruce Springsteen from the grounds of Graceland. Springsteen was in Memphis on tour at the time and wanted to visit Elvis.

1990: 13 people were hospitalized after thousands of fans tried to get into a sold-out New Kids On the Block concert in Brighton, England.

1992: Singer Paula Abdul and actor Emilio Estevez were married in a judge’s chambers in Santa Monica, California. They have since split up.

Today’s Birthdays: Actor Keith Baxter is 82. Singer Bob Miranda of The Happenings is 73. Country singer Duane Allen of The Oak Ridge Boys is 72. Singer Tommy James is 68. Bassist Wayne Secrest of Confederate Railroad is 65. Comedian Jerry Seinfeld is 61. Actress Kate Mulgrew (“Star Trek: Voyager”) is 60. Actor Daniel Day-Lewis is 58. Actress Michelle Pfeiffer is 57. Actress Eve Plumb (“The Brady Bunch”) is 57. Country singer Stephanie Bentley is 52. Singer Carnie Wilson of Wilson Phillips is 47. Actor Paul Adelstein (“Private Practice”) is 46. Actress Uma Thurman is 45. Rapper Master P is 45. Country singer James Bonamy is 43. Bassist Mike Hogan of The Cranberries is 42. Actress Megan Boone (“The Blacklist”) is 32. Actor Zane Carney (“Dave’s World”) is 30. Singer Amy Heidemann of Karmin is 29. Singer Foxes is 26.

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