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Entertainment History

March 04, 2015 08:09 GMT

On March fourth, 1952, actor Ronald Reagan and actress Nancy Davis were married in San Fernando Valley, California.

In 1966, the London newspaper "Evening Standard" published an interview with John Lennon with his now-infamous quote, "We're more popular than Jesus Christ right now."

In 1967, a British newspaper reported that brothers Steve and Muff Winwood were leaving the Spencer Davis Group. Steve Winwood went on to form Traffic.

In 1973, Pink Floyd began a U.S. tour in Wisconsin. The band was supporting the album "Dark Side of the Moon."

In 1990, commentator Andy Rooney returned to "60 Minutes" after being suspended for allegedly making racial remarks.

In 1993, singer Patti LaBelle got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

In 1994, producers Chris and Bob Herbert placed an ad in a British magazine for female singers who can dance. Nearly 400 auditioned, and five were chosen for a group that became The Spice Girls.

In 1996, Grand Ole Opry star Minnie Pearl died at the age of 83 after suffering a stroke.

Also in 1996, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr turned down a $225 million dollar offer to tour North America, Europe and Japan.

Today's Birthdays: Bassist Chris Squire of Yes is 67. Singer Shakin' Stevens is 67. Singer Chris Rea is 64. Actor-singer Ronn Moss of Player ("The Bold and the Beautiful") is 63. Actress Kay Lenz is 62. Percussionist Emilio Estefan of the Miami Sound Machine is 62. Actress Catherine O'Hara is 61. Actor Mykelti (MEYE'-kul-tee) Williamson ("Forrest Gump") is 58. Actress Patricia Heaton ("Everybody Loves Raymond") is 57. Actor Steven Weber ("Wings") is 54. Bassist Jason Newsted (Metallica) is 52. Actress Stacy Edwards ("Chicago Hope") is 50. Rapper Grand Puba (Brand Nubian) is 49. Drummer Patrick Hannan of The Sundays is 49. Singer Evan Dando of The Lemonheads is 48. Actress Patsy Kensit is 47. Drummer Fergal Lawler of The Cranberries is 44. Country singer Jason Sellers is 44. Actress Margo Harshman ("The Big Bang Theory") is 29. Actress Andrea Bowen ("Desperate Housewives") is 25. Actress Jenna Boyd is 22.

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