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Today in entertainment history: Nov. 14

Today in entertainment history: Nov. 14

ELVIS' ALBUM SALES: Elvis Presley, being interviewed on the set of a movie, in 1960. Photo: Associated Press

A look at the entertainment milestones that happened on Nov. 14.

1943: 25-year-old Leonard Bernstein made his public debut as conductor of the New York Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra. Bernstein filled in at the last minute for Bruno Walter, who became sick prior to a nationally broadcast concert.

1960: Elvis Presley’s “It’s Now Or Never” became the fastest-selling single in British history, selling 780,000 copies in its first week.

1988: The TV comedy “Murphy Brown,” starring Candice Bergen, made its debut on CBS.

1991: The Fox network debuted Michael Jackson’s “Black Or White” video. Callers to network affiliates complained about the video’s sexual nature and violent content. Jackson later said he didn’t mean to offend anyone.

1998: Carmen Electra and Dennis Rodman were married at a chapel in Las Vegas. They divorced after less than five months of marriage.

Today’s Birthdays: Actress Kathleen Hughes (“Babe”) is 85. Jazz pianist Ellis Marsalis is 79. Writer P.J. O’Rourke is 66. Zydeco singer-accordionist Buckwheat Zydeco is 66. Guitarist James Young of Styx is 64. Singer Stephen Bishop is 62. Pianist Yanni is 59. Actor D.B. Sweeney is 52. Actress Laura San Giacomo (“Just Shoot Me”) is 52. Rapper Reverend Run of Run-DMC is 49. Actor Patrick Warburton (“The Tick,” ”Seinfeld”) is 49. Singer Jeanette Jurado of Expose’ is 48. Bassist Brian Yale of Matchbox Twenty is 45. Singer Butch Walker (Marvelous 3) is 44. Actor Josh Duhamel (“Las Vegas”) is 41. Drummer Travis Barker of Plus-44 and of Blink-182 is 38. Drummer Robby Shaffer of MercyMe is 38. Actor Brian Dietzen (“NCIS”) is 36. Rapper Shyheim is 36. Bassist Tobin Esperance of Papa Roach is 34.

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