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On November 16, 1956, Elvis Presley’s film debut, “Love Me Tender,” opened in New York.

In 1959, the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical “The Sound of Music” opened on Broadway, starring Mary Martin as Maria von Trapp.

In 1960, actor Clark Gable died of a heart attack at the age of 59. He had just finished shooting the movie “The Misfits” with Marilyn Monroe.

Also in 1960, Patsy Cline recorded the song “I Fall To Pieces” in Nashville. She also recorded the songs “Shoes” and “Lovin’ In Vain” during the same session.

In 1973, David Bowie’s first television special, “1980 Floor Show”, aired on NBC.

In 1987, actress Lisa Bonet (boh-NAY’) married musician Lenny Kravitz in Las Vegas. They separated in 1990 and they divorced in 1993.

In 1988, Stan Love, former Beach Boys manager and brother of singer Mike Love, was sentenced to five years’ probation for embezzling more than $900,000 from the group.

In 2001, “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” opened nationwide. It grossed a record $90 million in its first weekend.

In 2008, the final episode of “Total Request Live” aired on MTV. The show was revived in 2017.

Today’s Birthdays: Actor Joanna Pettet (“Knots Landing”) is 81. Actor Steve Railsback is 78. Actor David Leisure (“Empty Nest”) is 73. Actor Miguel Sandoval (“Medium”) is 72. Actor Marg Helgenberger (“CSI “) “) is 65. Drummer Mani of Stone Roses is 61. Country singer-guitarist Keith Burns of Trick Pony is 60. Jazz singer Diana Krall is 59. Actor Harry Lennix (“The Blacklist”) is 59. Guitarist Dave Kushner of Velvet Revolver is 57. Actress Lisa Bonet (boh-NAY’) is 56. Actress Tammy Lauren (“Wanda at Large,” “Martial Law”) is 55. Singer Bryan Abrams of Color Me Badd is 54. Actress Martha Plimpton is 53 . Actor Michael Irby (“Barry”, “The Unit”) is 51. Actor Missi Pyle (“Harold and Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay”, “Dodgeball”) is 51. Actor Maggie Gyllenhaal (JIL’-en-hal) is 46. ​​Singer Trevor Penick (O-Town) is 44. Actor Kimberley J. Brown (“Halloweentown”) is 39. Singer Siva Kaneswaran (KAYNS’-war-ehn) of The Wanted is 35. Comedian Pete Davidson (“Saturday Night Live” ) is 30. Actor Casey Moss (“Days of Our Lives”) is 30. Actor Noah Gray-Cabey (“Heroes”, “My Wife and Kids”) is 28.

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