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Today in entertainment history: June 16

Today in entertainment history: June 16

THIS DAY IN 1978:The movie version of "Grease" opened in North American theaters. The movie starred John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John. Photo: Associated Press

1960: The movie “Psycho” opened in Hollywood.

1970: Sponsors for Woodstock announced they lost more than $1.2 million dollars on the concert.

1975: John Lennon sued the U.S. government. He charged that officials tried to deny his immigration through selective prosecution.

1978: The movie version of “Grease” opened in North American theaters. The movie starred John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John.

Today’s Birthdays: Actor Bill Cobbs is 81. Country singer Billy “Crash” Craddock is 77. Songwriter Lamont Dozier is 74. Singer Eddie Levert of The O’Jays is 73. Actress Joan Van Ark is 72. Singer James Smith of The Stylistics is 65. Singer Gino Vannelli is 63. Actress Laurie Metcalf (“Roseanne,” “Norm”) is 60. Actor Arnold Vosloo (“The Mummy”) is 53. Model-actress Jenny Shimizu is 48. Actor James Patrick Stuart is 47. Rapper MC Ren of NWA is 46. Actor John Cho (2009’s “Star Trek,” ”Harold and Kumar” movies) is 43. Actor Eddie Cibrian (“Third Watch”) is 42. Actor Fred Koehler (“Kate and Allie”) is 40. Actress China Shavers (“Boston Public”) is 38. Actress Sibel Kekilli (“Game of Thrones”) is 35. Actress Missy Peregrym is 33. Actress Olivia Hack is 32. “American Idol” runner-up Diana DeGarmo is 28. Bassist Ian Keaggy of Hot Chele Rae is 28.

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