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Today in entertainment history: Nov. 13

Today in entertainment history: Nov. 13

MARRIED: Michelle Pfeiffer and David E. Kelley at the 1994 Golden Globe Awards. The couple was married the previous year. Photo: Associated Press

A look at the Hollywood milestones that happened on Nov. 13.

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

1974: An imposter posing as Deep Purple guitarist Ritchie Blackmore borrowed a Porsche and crashed it in Iowa City. He eventually was charged with misrepresentation.

1992: Elton John performed in Mexico for the first time. An estimated 90,000 people attended the concert at a stadium in Mexico City.

1993: Actress Michelle Pfeiffer married TV writer-producer David E. Kelley.

Today’s Birthdays: Actress Madeleine Sherwood (“The Flying Nun”) is 91. Producer-director-actor Garry Marshall is 79. Country singer-songwriter Ray Wylie Hubbard is 67. Actor Joe Mantegna is 66. Actress Sheila Frazier (“Superfly”) is 65. Actress Frances Conroy (“Six Feet Under”) is 60. Actor Chris Noth (“Law and Order: Criminal Intent,” ”Sex and the City”) is 59. Actress Whoopi Goldberg is 58. Actor Rex Linn (“CSI: Miami”) is 57. Actor Neil Flynn (“Scrubs”) is 53. Trumpeter Walter Kibby of Fishbone is 49. Comedian Jimmy Kimmel is 46. Actor Steve Zahn (“Happy, Texas,” ”That Thing You Do!”) is 46. Actor Gerard Butler (“Machine Gun Preacher,” ”The Phantom of the Opera”) is 44. Actress Aisha Hinds (“True Blood”) is 38. Bassist Nikolai Fraiture of The Strokes is 35. Actress Monique Coleman (“High School Musical”) is 33.

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