News

Today in entertainment history: Nov. 27

Today in entertainment history: Nov. 27

THIS WEEK IN 1967: The Beatles' "Magical Mystery Tour" album was released in North America. Photo: Associated Press

1967: The Beatles’ “Magical Mystery Tour” album was released in North America.

1980: The sitcom “Bosom Buddies,” starring Tom Hanks and Peter Scolari, premiered on ABC.

1995: The Beatles’ “Anthology One” set a record for first-week sales, selling 1.2 million copies. That record has since been broken.

Today’s Birthdays: Director Kathryn Bigelow (“The Hurt Locker”) is 63. TV personality Bill Nye (“Bill Nye the Science Guy”) is 59. Actor William Fichtner (“Invasion”) is 58. Guitarist Charlie Burchill of Simple Minds is 55. Drummer Charlie Benante of Anthrax is 52. Drummer Mike Bordin (Faith No More) is 52. Actor Fisher Stevens (“Early Edition”) is 51. Actress Robin Givens is 50. Actor Michael Vartan (“Alias”) is 46. Rapper Skoob of DAS EFX is 44. Rapper Twista is 42. Actor Jaleel White (“Family Matters”) is 38. Actress/singer Aubrey Peeples ( “Nashville” ”Sharknado”) is 21.

News

in Music

Tom Petty has ‘no hard feelings’ toward Sam Smith

Fresh
13-overlay3

The rocker graciously chalks up the similarities between "I Won't Back Down" and "Stay With Me" to a "musical accident."

in Sports, Viral Videos

Porcupine predicts Super Bowl winner

Fresh
24-overlay2

He's been right the last three years. Can Teddy Bear the porcupine go four-for-four?

in Entertainment

Lee Daniels wants Denzel on ‘Empire’

denzel

The Hollywood moviemaker wants the Oscar winner to join the cast for a cameo appearance.

in Lifestyle

Public health officials blast e-cigarettes

ecigs

Critics say e-cigarettes are addictive, lead to nicotine poisoning among children, and threaten to unravel the reduction of tobacco use.