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Today in entertainment history: June 24

Today in entertainment history: June 24

THIS DAY IN 1987:This is a scene from the classic television show "The Honeymooners", shown in this undated photo. Pictured are, from left: Jackie Gleason as Ralph Kramden; Art Carney as Ed Norton; Audrey Meadows as Alice Kramden; and Joyce Randolph as Trixie Norton. Gleason died on this day in 1987 at the age of 71. Photo: Associated Press

1965: John Lennon’s second book, “A Spaniard in the Works,” was published.

1967: Jefferson Airplane’s “White Rabbit” and Procol Harum’s “Whiter Shade of Pale” were released.

1987: Actor Jackie Gleason died at the age of 71.

1990: Donnie Wahlberg of New Kids on the Block fell nine feet through a stage trapdoor during a concert in Saratoga, New York. He had to have nine stitches, but otherwise suffered only cuts and bruises.

Today’s Birthdays: Actor Al Molinaro (“Happy Days”) is 96. Comedian Jack Carter is 93. Actress Michele Lee is 73. Singer Arthur Brown is 73. Actor-director Georg Stanford Brown is 72. Guitarist Jeff Beck is 71. Singer Colin Blunstone of The Zombies is 70. Drummer Mick Fleetwood of Fleetwood Mac is 68. Actor Peter Weller is 68. Bassist John Illsley of Dire Straits is 66. Reggae singer Derrick Simpson of Black Uhuru is 65. Actress Nancy Allen is 65. Actor Joe Penny (“Jake and the Fatman”) is 59. Singer Astro of UB40 is 58. Singer-keyboardist Andy McCluskey of Orchestral Manoevres in the Dark is 56. Actor Iain Glen (“Game of Thrones”) is 54. Bassist Curt Smith of Tears for Fears is 54. Actress Danielle Spencer (“What’s Happening”) is 50. Actress Sherry Stringfield (“ER”) is 48. Singer Glenn Medeiros is 45. Actress Carla Gallo (“Bones”) is 40. Actress Mindy Kaling (“The Mindy Project,” ”The Office”) is 36. Singer Solange Knowles is 29.

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