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Today in entertainment history: April 15

Today in entertainment history: April 15

ON THIS DAY IN 1990: Greta Garbo, pictured here in 1931, died. Photo: Associated Press

1966:The Rolling Stones album “Aftermath” was released in Britain. It was the first Stones album to contain all original material, and it featured songs like “Under My Thumb” and “Mother’s Little Helper.”

1967:The Who released the single “Happy Jack.”

1982: Billy Joel was seriously hurt in a motorcycle accident on Long Island, New York. He spent about a month in the hospital.

1990:Actress Greta Garbo died in New York at the age of 84. Among her movie credits are “Grand Hotel” and “Camille.”

2001:Singer Joey Ramone of The Ramones died in New York after battling lymphoma. He was 49.

Today’s Birthdays: Country singer Roy Clark is 82. Singer-guitarist Dave Edmunds is 72. Actor Michael Tucci (“Diagnosis Murder”) is 69. Actress Lois Chiles (“Austin Powers”) is 68. Actress Amy Wright is 65. Actress Emma Thompson is 56. Singer Samantha Fox is 49. Guitarist Ed O’Brien of Radiohead is 47. Actor Danny Pino (“Cold Case”) is 41. Actor Luke Evans (“The Hobbit”) is 36. Drummer Patrick Carney of The Black Keys is 35. Actor Seth Rogen (“The Interview,” “Knocked Up”) is 33. Drummer De’Mar Hamilton of Plain White T’s is 31. Actress Emma Watson (“Harry Potter” movies) is 25. Actress Maisie Williams (TV: “Game of Thrones”) is 18.

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