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Today in entertainment history: June 18

Today in entertainment history: June 18

THIS DAY IN 1980:"The Blues Brothers" movie opened. Music stars making cameo appearances included James Brown, Ray Charles and Aretha Franklin. Photo: Associated Press

1980: “The Blues Brothers” movie opened. Music stars making cameo appearances included James Brown, Ray Charles and Aretha Franklin.

1987: A woman sued Motley Crue for $5,000, claiming she lost part of her hearing because the concert was too loud.

2004: David Bowie was hit in the eye with a lollipop thrown onto the stage while he was performing in Oslo, Norway. He was not seriously hurt.

Today’s Birthdays: Musician Paul McCartney is 72. Actress Constance McCashin (“Knots Landing”) is 67. Actress Linda Thorson (“The Avengers”) is 67. Keyboardist John Evans of The Box Tops is 66. Actress Isabella Rossellini is 62. Actress Carol Kane is 62. Actor Brian Benben (“Private Practice”) is 58. Actress Andrea Evans (“The Bold and the Beautiful”) is 57. Singer Alison Moyet is 53. Keyboardist Dizzy Reed (Guns N’ Roses) is 51. Country singer-guitarist Tim Hunt (Yankee Grey) is 47. Singer Nathan Morris of Boyz II Men is 43. Singer-songwriter Ray LaMontagne is 41. Rapper Silkk The Shocker is 39. Country singer Blake Shelton is 38. Guitarist Steven Chen of Airborne Toxic Event is 36.

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