Entertainment History

November 01, 2014 07:09 GMT

On Nov. 1, 1955, the Famous Flames, featuring James Brown, recorded "Please, Please, Please" at a radio station in Macon, Georgia.

In 1963, the Rolling Stones single "I Wanna Be Your Man" was released in Britain.

In 1964, the Dave Clark Five performed on the "Ed Sullivan Show."

In 1968, Apple Records released "Wonderwall Music" by George Harrison, the first Beatle solo album.

In 1969, Elvis Presley had his first No. 1 single in seven years with "Suspicious Minds."

In 1971, a funeral for guitarist Duane Allman was held in Macon, Georgia. Allman had been killed in a motorcycle crash. At the funeral, the Allman Brothers Band performed several songs.

In 1985, actor Phil Silvers died in Los Angeles. He was 73.

In 1988, actors Jeff Goldblum and Geena Davis got married. They have since divorced.

Also in 1988, Sub Pop Records released Nirvana's first release, "Love Buzz/Big Cheese."

Today's Birthdays: Country singer Bill Anderson is 77. Actress Barbara Bosson ("Murder One," "Hill Street Blues") is 75. Actor Robert Foxworth ("Falcon Crest") is 73. "Hustler" publisher Larry Flynt is 72. Country singer Kinky Friedman is 70. Music producer David Foster is 65. Saxophonist Ronald Khalis Bell of Kool and the Gang is 63. Country singer-songwriter-producer Keith Stegall is 60. Singer Lyle Lovett is 57. Actress Rachel Ticotin is 56. Bassist Eddie MacDonald of The Alarm is 55. Singer Anthony Kiedis (KEE'-dis) of Red Hot Chili Peppers is 52. Singer-keyboardist Mags Furuholmen of A-ha is 52. Drummer Rick Allen of Def Leppard is 51. Country singer Big Kenny of Big and Rich is 51. Singer Sophie B. Hawkins is 50. Rapper Willie D of the Geto Boys is 48. Actress Toni Collette ("The United States of Tara," "Little Miss Sunshine") is 42. Actress Jenny McCarthy is 42. "American Idol" runner-up Bo Bice is 39. Actor Matt Jones ("Breaking Bad") is 33. Actress Natalia Tena ("Game of Thrones," "Harry Potter") is 30. Actor Penn Badgely ("Gossip Girl") is 28. Actor Max Burkholder ("Parenthood"), is 17. Actor-drummer Alex Wolff ("The Naked Brothers Band") is 17.

Copyright 2014, The Associated Press.

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