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Hits in 1967
Ode to Billie Joe – Bobbie Gentry
Baby I Love You – Aretha Franklin
Cold Sweat – James Brown
Country singer Leanne Rimes is 33.
Vancouver-born actor Jason Priestley (Call Me Fitz, Beverly Hills, 90210) is 46. Vancouver-born actress Carly Pope is 35.
Canadian-raised actress Amanda Tapping (Sanctuary, Stargate: SG-1) is 50. Actor-singer Jack Black (Tenacious D) is 46.
Actress Emma Samms (Dynasty, Doctors, General Hospital, The Colbys) is 55. Windsor-born country singer Shania Twain is 50.
Singer Wayne Osmond of The Osmonds is 64. Actor/narrator Daniel Stern (Manhattan, Wonder Years, Dilbert) is 58.
Ontario-born singer John Perkins of The Crew Cuts is 84. Actor David Soul (Starsky & Hutch) is 72.
In 2012, the website CelebrityNetWorth.com
reported that Ringo Starr was the richest drummer in the world, worth about $300 million.
In 2009, Noel Gallagher quit Oasis because, as he put it, he could no longer work with his brother Liam.
Still in 2005, Hilary Duff was at No.1 on the Billboard album chart with ‘Most Wanted,’ the actress-turned-singer’s fourth album.
Also in 2005, Green Day cleaned up at the MTV awards winning seven awards.
In 2005, rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight was admitted to hospital after being shot in the leg at a party hosted by hip hop star Kanye West.
In 2003, the MTV Video Music Awards opened with Madonna in which she kissed Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera full on their mouths.
In 1999, Cher‘s performance at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas was recorded for airing on HBO in December. It featured seven costume changes.
In 1996, The Jamie Foxx Show began its 4-and-a-half-year run on the WB network.
1993, Billy Joel‘s album “River of Dreams” hit #1 in the U.S. It was his first album to debut at #1 and stayed at the top for three weeks.
In 1989, the fraud and conspiracy trial of PTL televangelist Jim Bakker got underway in Charlotte North Carolina.
In 1988, at the 40th Annual Emmy Awards, TV’s top honors went to 30something, The Wonder Years and Richard Kiley.
In 1986, Tina Turner‘s star was unveiled on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
In 1984, The Jacksons’ Victory Tour broke the record for concert ticket sales. The group surpassed the 1.1 million mark in only two months.
In 1983, actress Jan Clayton, who played Jon Provost’s mother (Ellen Miller) on TV’s Lassie in the 1950′s, died at age 66.