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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 77. Actor Harvey Keitel is 76. Actor Franklyn Ajaye is 66. Actress Zoe Wanamaker (“Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”) is 66. Singer Stevie Wonder is 65. Actress Leslie Winston (TV: “The Waltons”) is 59. Comedian Stephen Colbert (“The Colbert Report”) is 51. Drummer John Richardson of The Gin Blossoms is 51. Actor Tom Verica (“American Dreams”) is 51. Country singer Lari White is 50. Singer Darius Rucker of Hootie and the Blowfish is 49. Drummer Andy Williams of Casting Crowns is 43. Bassist Mickey Madden of Maroon 5 is 36. Actress Lena Dunham (“Girls”) is 29. Actor Robert Pattinson is 29. Actress Candice Accola (“The Vampire Diaries”) is 28. Bassist Wylie Gelber of Dawes is 27. Actress Debby Ryan (“Jessie”) is 22.

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