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Today in entertainment history: Dec. 5

Today in entertainment history: Dec. 5

CERTIFIED GOLD: Members of the singing group Fleetwood Mac pose with their award at the American Music Awards show in Santa Monica, Ca., Jan. 16, 1978. The group was named favorite pop group and "Rumours" was named favorite album in the pop category. Posing from left are, Mick Fleetwood, wearing sunglasses; Stevie Nicks; Christine McVie; John McVie; and Lindsey Buckingham. Photo: Associated Press/Nick Ut

A look at the Hollywood headlines from Dec. 5.

1968: The Rolling Stones album “Beggar’s Banquet” was released.

1975: The self-titled album “Fleetwood Mac” was certified gold in the U.S. It was the first one with Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks.

1992: Ice Cube became the first hard-core rapper to have an album make its debut at number one on the “Billboard” album chart, with “The Predator.”

2003: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow married Coldplay singer Chris Martin in Santa Barbara County, California.

2005: Actress Valerie Bertinelli filed for divorce from Van Halen guitarist Eddie Van Halen.

Today’s birthdays: Singer Little Richard is 81. Actor Jeroen Krabbe (“The Fugitive”) is 69. Opera singer Jose Carreras is 67. Singer Jim Messina (Loggins and Messina, Poco) is 66. Actress Morgan Brittany (“Dallas”) is 62. Actor Brian Backer (“Fast Times at Ridgemont High”) is 57. Country singer Tyler England is 50. Singer-guitarist John Rzeznik of The Goo Goo Dolls is 48. Country singer Gary Allan is 46. Comedian Margaret Cho is 45. Actress Alex Kapp Horner (“The New Adventures of Old Christine”) is 44. Bassist Regina Zernay of Cowboy Mouth is 41. Actress Paula Patton (“Precious”) is 38. Actress Amy Acker (“Angel”) is 37. Singer Keri Hilson is 31. Actor Frankie Muniz (“Malcolm in the Middle”) is 28. Actor Ross Bagley (“Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”) is 25.

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