Today in entertainment history: Nov. 2

Today in entertainment history: Nov. 2

ON THIS DAY IN 1968: The single "For Once In My Life" by Stevie Wonder was released. Photo: Associated Press

1959: Game show contestant Charles Van Doren told a House panel that he had been given questions and answers in advance before appearing on the quiz show “Twenty-One” on NBC.

1963: The single “Be True to Your School” by The Beach Boys was released.

1968: The single “For Once In My Life” by Stevie Wonder was released.

1979: Mick and Bianca Jagger divorced.

Today’s Birthdays: Singer Jay Black (Jay and the Americans) is 77. Actress Stefanie Powers is 73. Keyboardist Keith Emerson of Emerson, Lake and Palmer is 71. Singer-actor J.D. Souther (“Nashville”) is 70. Drummer Carter Beauford of the Dave Matthews Band is 58. Singer k.d. lang is 54. Bassist Bobby Dall of Poison is 52. Actress Lauren Velez (“Dexter”) is 51. Actor David Schwimmer (“Friends”) is 49. Singer Alvin Chea of Take 6 is 48. Bassist Fieldy of Korn is 46. Actress Meta Golding (“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”) is 44. Singer-guitarist John Hampson of Nine Days is 44. Singer Timothy Christian Riley of Tony! Toni! Tone! is 41. Rapper Nelly is 41. Rapper Prodigy of Mobb Deep is 41. Actor Danny Cooksey (“Diff’rent Strokes”) is 40. Guitarist Chris Walla of Death Cab For Cutie is 40. Actor-singer Kendall Schmidt (“Big Time Rush”) is 25.


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