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Today in entertainment history: Sept. 3

Here's a look at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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Gary Busey, Tamar Braxton round out new ‘DWTS’ cast

The 21st season of "Dancing With The Stars" promises to be a wild ride.

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Was ‘Concussion’ altered to avoid angering the NFL?

Hacked Sony emails appear to show that the m arketing plans for the movie were positioned to focus on the story of a whistle-blower, rather than a condemnation of the sport.

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‘Game of Thrones’ breaks world record

The second episode of the fifth season of the HBO fantasy show was broadcast simultaneously in 173 countries.

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Wrestler Snuka charged with killing girlfriend in 1983

Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka, a professional wrestling star in the 1980s, was charged with third degree murder and involuntary manslaughter.

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Today in entertainment history: Sept. 2

A look back at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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Nicholas Hoult to take on J.D. Salinger in new biopic

The British actor will portray the beloved American author in "Rebel in the Rye."

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‘Spectre’ could be Daniel Craig’s last ‘Bond’ movie

The British star, whose turn in "Spectre" marks his fourth time playing 007, has now admitted he has no current plans to appear in another Bond movie

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Why Bill Murray is in the new ‘Ghostbusters’ movie

After spending a quarter of a century not agreeing to be in "Ghostbusters 3" as Peter Venkman, Bill Murray recently signed on to Paul Feig’s reboot of the franchise.

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Will Smith to take on NFL coverup

"Concussion" is based on Dr. Bennet Omalu, who was the first to discover the existence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (or CTE): a disease of the brain found in athletes with a history of repetitive brain trauma.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate this September

On your birthday you can have your (free) cake and eat it too!

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College finds manuscript of original ‘Happy Birthday’ song

A librarian at the University of Louisville may have found the precursor tune to the Happy Birthday song.

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Today in entertainment history: Sept. 1

A look back at some of Hollywood's biggest headlines.

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WHAT’S ON: New on Netflix, Amazon & Hulu in September

September is shaping up to be a good month for streaming some hit movies and the TV series you've been meaning to check out.

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William Shatner working on Leonard Nimoy book

"Leonard: A 50 Year Friendship" will hit the shelves next year.

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Hulk Hogan begs forgiveness, wants back in WWE

The wrestling icon is pleading with fans for their forgiveness after he was caught on tape using a racial slur, insisting the controversial comments were made at the "lowest point" of his life.

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Marvel announces ‘Guardians of Infinity’ comic

"The Guardians of the Galaxy" adventures will continue in this new comic book, which ties in with the blockbuster film.

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‘War Room’ Stuns With $11M, Zac Efron’s ‘We Are Your Friends’ Tanks

The box office underwent a religious conversion this weekend as Christian crowds flocked to "War Room," lifting the low-budget salute to prayer above the Zac Efron drama "We're You're Friends" and the Owen Wilson thriller "No Escape."

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Prolific horror filmmaker Wes Craven dead

Craven, who was also behind the 1990s horror hit "Scream," died surrounded by his loved ones at his Los Angeles home after suffering from brain cancer.

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 31

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

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New Campground Opens at Maine’s Acadia National Park

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Federal officials and conservationists celebrated the opening of a new campground at Acadia National Park.

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4 Groups Apply for Last 3 Charter School Slots in Maine

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Four groups have applied for the last three charter school slots in Maine.

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Police: Facebook Page Threatens to Post Nude Photos of Girls

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A Maine police department is trying to get Facebook to take down a page that's threatening to post nude photos of underage girls, including students at Messalonskee High School.

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Tired of Burglaries, Man Buys Gun, Shoots Would-be Thief

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A retired Maine lobsterman told a friend over the weekend he was fed up with having his apartment burglarized and bought a gun to defend himself against would-be thieves.

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Police: Man Crashed on I-295, Inhaled Keyboard Cleaner

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Police say a Maine man was arrested after he crashed his SUV into a guardrail and inhaled computer keyboard cleaner in front of an officer.

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