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Today in entertainment history: Nov. 21

Today in entertainment history: Nov. 21

THIS DAY IN 1974: The KISS Army was formed. The band is seen here during a concert at the Civic Center in Hartford, Conn. in1977. The band members are Paul Stanley, Peter Criss, Ace Frehley and Gene Simmons. Photo: Associated Press/Richard Drew

Some of the memorable moments that happened in history on Nov. 21.

1934: The Cole Porter musical “Anything Goes” opened in New York.

1960: George Harrison was deported from Germany after The Beatles had moved to Hamburg to play clubs there. Authorities were tipped off that he was not yet 18 and was therefore not allowed to be in a nightclub after midnight.

1974: The Kiss Army fan club officially formed in Terre Haute, Indiana.

1980: An estimated 83 million TV viewers tuned in to the CBS prime-time soap opera “Dallas” to find out who shot J.R., played by Larry Hagman. It turned out to be Kristin Shephard, played by Mary Crosby.

1980: Singer Don Henley was arrested after a nude 16-year-old girl was found in his Los Angeles home suffering from a drug overdose. Henley was fined and given probation.

1982: Liza Minelli, Willie Nelson, Smokey Robinson and Andrew Lloyd Webber were honored as the first group of Grammy Living Legends at a gala in Los Angeles.

1987: Actor Bruce Willis married actress Demi Moore in Las Vegas. They separated after ten years.

1990: Mick Jagger and Jerry Hall were married after being together for 12 years. They have since divorced.

1995: Singer Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day was arrested for dropping his pants at a concert in Milwaukee. He was fined $141.

Today’s Birthdays: Actor Joseph Campanella (“The Colbys,” ”Ben”) is 86. Country singer Jean Shepard is 80. Actor Laurence Luckinbill is 79. Actress Marlo Thomas is 76. Singer Dr. John is 73. Actress Juliet Mills (“Passions,” ”Nanny and the Professor”) is 72. Actor-director Harold Ramis is 69. Actress Goldie Hawn is 68. Keyboardist Lonnie Jordan of War is 65. Singer Livingston Taylor is 63. Actress-singer Lorna Luft is 61. Actress Cherry Jones (“The Horse Whisperer”) is 57. Bassist Brian Ritchie of Violent Femmes is 53. Christian singer Steven Curtis Chapman is 51. Actress Nicollette Sheridan is 50. Singer Bjork (BYORK) is 48. Singer Chauncey Hannibal of BLACKstreet is 45. Bassist Alex James of Blur is 45. TV personality Rib Hillis (“Extreme Makeover: Home Edition”) is 43. Rapper Pretty Lou of Lost Boyz is 42. Football player-turned-TV host Michael Strahan (“Live With Kelly and Michael”) is 42. Country singer Kelsi Osborn of SHeDAISY is 39. Actress Jena Malone (“Saved,” ”Life As A House”) is 29. Singer Carly Rae Jepsen is 28. Actor Sam Palladio (“Nashville”) is 26.

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