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Today in entertainment history: Jan. 13

Today in entertainment history: Jan. 13

THIS DAY IN 2010: Singer Teddy Pendergrass died of colon cancer in Philadelphia. He was 59. Photo: Associated Press

1973: Eric Clapton made a comeback from drug addiction when he performed at the Rainbow Theatre in London. His backing band included Pete Townshend, Ron Wood and Steve Winwood.

2003: Musician Pete Townshend was arrested on suspicion of possessing child pornography in London. Townshend was later cleared of the charges.

2010: Singer Teddy Pendergrass died of colon cancer in Philadelphia. He was 59.

Today’s birthdays: Actress Frances Sternhagen is 85. Actor Billy Gray (“Father Knows Best”) is 77. Actor Richard Moll (“Night Court”) is 72. Guitarist Trevor Rabin of Yes is 61. Drummer Fred White of Earth, Wind and Fire is 60. Actor Kevin Anderson (“Nothing Sacred”) is 55. Actress Julia Louis-Dreyfuss (“Seinfeld”) is 54. Singer Graham “Suggs” McPherson of Madness is 54. Country singer Trace Adkins is 53. Actress Penelope Ann Miller is 51. Actor Patrick Dempsey is 49. Actress Traci Bingham (“Baywatch”) is 47. Writer-Producer Shonda Rhimes (“Scandal,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Private Practice” and “How to Get Away With Murder” is 45. Actress Nicole Eggert (“Baywatch,” ”Charles in Charge”) is 43. Actor Orlando Bloom is 38. Actor Liam Hemsworth (“The Hunger Games”) is 25.

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