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Today in entertainment history: Nov. 26

Today in entertainment history: Nov. 26

ON THIS DAY IN 1992: Michael Jackson's "Dangerous" album was released. Hundreds of fans lined up at stores nationwide to buy it on the first day. Photo: Associated Press

1942: The motion picture “Casablanca,” starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman, had its world premiere in New York City.

1968: Cream performed its farewell concert at the Royal Albert Hall in London. Guitarist Eric Clapton and drummer Ginger Baker continued working together in the band Blind Faith.

1989: More than 45 acts participated in an earthquake relief “Rock-A-Thon” broadcast on public television and in northern California. Three concerts were held in San Francisco, Oakland and Watsonville, the town hit hardest by the quake.

1992: Michael Jackson’s “Dangerous” album was released. Hundreds of fans lined up at stores nationwide to buy it on the first day.

Today’s Birthdays: Impressionist Rich Little is 76. Singer Tina Turner is 75. Singer Jean Terrell (replaced Diana Ross in the Supremes) is 70. Bassist John McVie of Fleetwood Mac is 69. Actress Jamie Rose (“Falcon Crest,” ”St. Elsewhere”) is 55. Country singer Linda Davis is 52. Actor Scott Adsit (“30 Rock”) is 49. Actor Peter Facinelli (“Nurse Jackie”) is 41. Actress Maia (MY’-ah) Campbell (“In the House”) is 38. Country singer Joe Nichols is 38. Actress Jessica Bowman (“Dr. Quinn: Medicine Woman”) is 34. Singer Natasha Bedingfield is 33. Singer-guitarist Mike Gossin of Gloriana is 30. Drummer Ben Wysocki of The Fray is 30. Singer Lil Fizz of B2K is 29. Singer Aubrey Collins (Trick Pony) is 27.

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