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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 6

A look back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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Lawsuit aims to put ‘Happy Birthday’ in the public domain

Every time you wish someone a happy birthday in the form of song, you're supposed to pay up.

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‘Community’ is officially over

Joel McHale has confirmed that his cult comedy will not be returning for a seventh season.

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Idris Elba makes magazine history

The "Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom" star can now add magazine cover model to his resumé.

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Kevin Bacon pushes for more male nudity in films

NOT SAFE FOR WORK: The "Wild Things" star is jokingly urging the men of Hollywood to demand fair treatment in films and fight for the right to get naked.

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Miss Piggy and Kermit ‘break up’ ahead of TV premiere

Yet another Hollywood power couple has bit the dust.

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 5

A look back on the headlines that made Hollywood history.

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‘Empire’ creators face lawsuit over Cookie

Sophia Eggleston, of Detroit, Michigan has filed a $300 million lawsuit claiming the show's central character Cookie, played by Taraji P. Henson, is so similar to her that creator Lee Daniels must have used her as his muse.

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Robert Downey, Jr. is laughing all the way to the bank

The "Iron Man" star is once again Hollywood's highest paid man.

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‘Dungeons & Dragons’ coming to the big screen

Warner Brothers says the popular fantasy role-playing game is being converted into a feature film.

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Love is not dead: Will and Jada aren’t divorcing

"Men in Black" star Will Smith took the unusual step of publicly shooting down a report that he and his actress wife of 17 years had decided to divorce.

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Gwen and Gavin are calling it quits

Is "The Voice" ruining marriages?

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 4

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

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Ronda Rousey biopic in the works

Paramount executives have picked up the rights to the 28-year-old's autobiography.

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Ben Stiller back as dimwitted male model in ‘Zoolander 2’ trailer

The sequel to the 2001 comedy is still several months away but with one-liners like these, we can't wait.

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Jon Stewart prepares to sign off

After 15 years, the comedian will bid farewell as he hosts his final "Daily Show."

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Tom Cruise’s ‘Rogue Nation’ dominates weekend box office

It's the third largest movie opening for Cruise, following the $64.9 million launch for 2004's "War of the Worlds" and $57.8 million for 2000's "Mission: Impossible 2."

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 3

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

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