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Today in entertainment history: May 13

Today in entertainment history: May 13

THIS DAY IN 1955:A riot broke out at an Elvis Presley concert in Jacksonville, Florida. It was the first time trouble was reported at one of his concerts. Witnesses say the crowd went crazy when Presley said, "Girls, I'll see you backstage." Photo: Associated Press

1955: A riot broke out at an Elvis Presley concert in Jacksonville, Florida. It was the first time trouble was reported at one of his concerts. Witnesses say the crowd went crazy when Presley said, “Girls, I’ll see you backstage.”

1974: More than 50 people were injured outside of a Jackson Five concert in Washington when fans started smashing bottles.

1977: The Beatles released their first live album, “The Beatles At The Hollywood Bowl.”

1985: Bruce Springsteen and actress Julianne Phillips got married in Oregon on her birthday. They divorced in 1988, and Springsteen later married his backup singer, Patti Scialfa.

2004:The final episode of “Frasier” aired on NBC.

Today’s Birthdays:Actor Buck Taylor (“Gunsmoke,” ”Gods and Generals”) is 78. Actor Harvey Keitel is 77. Actress Zoe Wanamaker (“Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”) is 68. Actor Franklyn Ajaye is 67. Singer Stevie Wonder is 66. Actress Leslie Winston (TV: “The Waltons”) is 60. Comedian Stephen Colbert (“The Late Show With Stephen Colbert”) is 52. Drummer John Richardson of The Gin Blossoms is 52. Actor Tom Verica (“American Dreams”) is 52. Country singer Lari White is 51. Singer Darius Rucker of Hootie and the Blowfish is 50. Drummer Andy Williams of Casting Crowns is 44. Bassist Mickey Madden of Maroon 5 is 37. Actor Iwan Rheon (“Game of Thrones”) is 31. Actress Lena Dunham (“Girls”) is 30. Actor Robert Pattinson is 30. Actress Candice Accola King (“The Vampire Diaries”) is 29. Actor Hunter Parrish (“Weeds”) is 29. Bassist Wylie Gelber of Dawes is 28. Actress Debby Ryan (“Jessie”) is 23.

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