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Today in entertainment history: April 25

Today in entertainment history: April 25

ON THIS DAY IN 1977:Elvis Presley made what would be the last recordings of his life, at a concert in Saginaw, Michigan. Three songs appeared in the posthumously released album "Moody Blue." Photo: Associated Press

1968: The Beatles refused to perform for the Queen of England, saying regardless of the cause, they don’t do benefits.

1977: Elvis Presley made what would be the last recordings of his life, at a concert in Saginaw, Michigan. Three songs appeared in the posthumously released album “Moody Blue.”

1981:The band Wings broke up after guitarist Denny Laine quit the group.

1990: George Strait was named entertainer of the year at the 25th annual Academy of Country Music Awards.

2002: Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes of TLC was killed in a car crash in Honduras. She was 30.

Today’s Birthdays: Actor Al Pacino is 74. “Dancing With The Stars” judge Len Goodman is 70. Bassist Stu Cook of Creedence Clearwater Revival is 69. Singer Bjorn Ulvaeus (BYORN ul-VAY’-us) of ABBA is 69. Actress Talia Shire is 68. Actor Jeffrey DeMunn (“The Green Mile”) is 67. Keyboardist Michael Brown of The Left Banke is 65. Country singer-songwriter Rob Crosby is 60. Actor Hank Azaria (“The Simpsons”) is 50. Singer Andy Bell of Erasure is 50. Bassist Eric Avery (Jane’s Addiction) is 49. Guitarist Rory Feek of Joey and Rory is 49. Former “Early Show” host Jane Clayson is 47. Actress Gina Torres (“I Think I Love My Wife”) is 45. Actress Renee Zellweger is 45. Actor Jason Lee (“My Name Is Earl,” ”Almost Famous”) is 44. Actor Jason Wiles (“Third Watch”) is 44. Singer Jacob Underwood (O-Town) is 34. Actress Allisyn Ashley Arm (“Sonny With A Chance”) is 18.

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