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Today in entertainment history: Dec. 5

Today in entertainment history: Dec. 5

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: The self-titled album "Fleetwood Mac" was certified gold in the U.S. It was the first one with Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks (seen here). Photo: Associated Press

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.”

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

Today’s birthdays: Singer Little Richard is 82. Actor Jeroen Krabbe (“The Fugitive”) is 70. Opera singer Jose Carreras is 68. Singer Jim Messina (Loggins and Messina, Poco) is 67. Actress Morgan Brittany (“Dallas”) is 63. Actor Brian Backer (“Fast Times at Ridgemont High”) is 58. Country singer Tyler England is 51. Singer-guitarist John Rzeznik of The Goo Goo Dolls is 49. Country singer Gary Allan is 47. Comedian Margaret Cho is 46. Actress Alex Kapp Horner (“The New Adventures of Old Christine”) is 45. Bassist Regina Zernay of Cowboy Mouth is 42. Actress Paula Patton (“Precious”) is 39. Actress Amy Acker (“Angel”) is 38. Singer Keri Hilson is 32. Actor Frankie Muniz (“Malcolm in the Middle”) is 29. Actor Ross Bagley (“Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”) is 26.

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