Today in entertainment history: July 22

Today in entertainment history: July 22

THIS DAY IN 1977:Elvis Costello's first album, "My Aim Is True," was released in the UK. It was released in the US in October of that year. Photo: Associated Press

1965: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Bill Wyman of the Rolling Stones were fined five pounds for urinating on the wall of a London gas station. They were charged with “insulting behavior.”

1977: Elvis Costello’s first album, “My Aim Is True,” was released in the UK. It was released in the US in October of that year.

1983: Diana Ross performed a concert in New York’s Central Park. A show the night before had been rained out.

2005: Country singer Mindy McCready attempted suicide by ingesting two unidentified substances and drinking alcohol at a hotel in Indian Rocks Beach, Florida.

Today’s Birthdays: Actor Orson Bean (“Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman”) is 87. Actress Louise Fletcher is 81. Singer Chuck Jackson is 78. Actor Terence Stamp is 77. Game show host Alex Trebek is 75. Singer George Clinton is 74. Singer-actor Bobby Sherman is 72. Actor Danny Glover is 69. Writer-director Paul Schrader is 69. Singer Don Henley is 68. Actor-comedian-director Albert Brooks is 68. Composer Alan Menken (“Little Mermaid,” ”Little Shop of Horrors”) is 66. Musician Al Di Meola is 61. Actor Willem Dafoe is 60. Singer Keith Sweat is 54. Singer Emily Saliers of the Indigo Girls is 52. Actor-comedian David Spade is 51. Actor John Leguizamo is 51. Bassist Pat Badger of Extreme is 48. Actor Rhys Ifans (“Notting Hill”) is 48. Musician Daniel Jones (Savage Garden) is 42. Singer Rufus Wainwright is 42. Actress Franka Potente (poh-TEN’-tay) (“The Bourne Identity”) is 41. Actor Keegan Allen (“Pretty Little Liars”) is 28. Actress Selena Gomez (“The Wizards of Waverly Place”) is 23.

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