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Today in entertainment history: Nov. 13

Today in entertainment history: Nov. 13

HAPPY BIRTHDAY Comedian and late night TV host Jimmy Kimmel turns 47 today. Photo: Associated Press

1940: The Walt Disney movie “Fantasia” had its world premiere at New York.

1983: Country comedian Junior Samples died. He was 57.

Today’s Birthdays: Actress Madeleine Sherwood (“The Flying Nun”) is 92. Producer-director-actor Garry Marshall is 80. Country singer-songwriter Ray Wylie Hubbard is 68. Actor Joe Mantegna is 67. Actress Sheila Frazier (“Superfly”) is 66. Actress Frances Conroy (“Six Feet Under”) is 61. Actor Chris Noth (“Law and Order: Criminal Intent,” ”Sex and the City”) is 60. Actress Whoopi Goldberg is 59. Actor Rex Linn (“CSI: Miami”) is 58. Actor Neil Flynn (“Scrubs”) is 54. Trumpeter Walter Kibby of Fishbone is 50. Comedian Jimmy Kimmel is 47. Actor Steve Zahn (“Happy, Texas,” ”That Thing You Do!”) is 47. Actor Gerard Butler (“Machine Gun Preacher,” ”The Phantom of the Opera”) is 45. Actress Aisha Hinds (“True Blood”) is 39. Bassist Nikolai Fraiture of The Strokes is 36. Actress Monique Coleman (“High School Musical”) is 34.

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