Today in Entertainment History

On Oct. 11, 1960, “The Bugs Bunny Show” made its debut on ABC.

In 1965, The Beatles released the single “Roll Over Beethoven” backed with “Misery.”

In 1969, bluesman Muddy Waters was seriously injured and three other people killed in a car crash near Chicago.

In 1975, “Saturday Night Live” made its debut on NBC.

In 1976, Kitty Wells and Paul Cohen were elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame.

Also in 1976, Jane Pauley replaced Barbara Walters on the “Today” show.

In 1982, Lefty Frizzell, Marty Robbins and Roy Horton were elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame.

In 1986, “The Church Lady” made her first appearance on “Saturday Night Live.”

In 1991, actor-comedian Redd Foxx died of a heart attack in Los Angeles at the age of 68.

Today’s Birthdays: Country singer Gene Watson is 77. Singer Daryl Hall of Hall and Oates is 74. Actor Catlin Adams (“The Jerk,” ″The Jazz Singer”) is 70. Saxophonist Andrew Woolfolk (Earth, Wind and Fire) is 70. Country singer Paulette Carlson (Highway 101) is 69. MTV VJ Mark Goodman is 68. Actor David Morse (“St. Elsewhere”) is 67. Actor Stephen Spinella (“24″) is 64. Actor Joan Cusak is 58. Guitarist Scott Johnson of Gin Blossoms is 58. Actor-writer Michael J. Nelson (“Mystery Science Theater 3000”) is 56. Actor Sean Patrick Flanery is 55. Actor Lennie James (“The Walking Dead”) is 55. Actor Artie Lange (“MADtv”) is 53. Actor Jane Krakowski (“30 Rock,” ″Ally McBeal”) is 52. Actor Andrea Navedo (AN’-dree-ah nah-VEH’-doh) (“Jane the Virgin”) is 51. Actor Constance Zimmer (“UnREAL,” ″Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”) is 50. Rapper MC Lyte is 50. Actor Darien Sills-Evans (“Superior Donuts,” “Treme”) is 46. Singer NeeNa Lee is 45. Actor Emily Deschanel (day-shah-NEL’) (“Bones”) is 44. Actor Trevor Donovan (“90210″) is 42. Actor Michelle Trachtenberg (“Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” ″Inspector Gadget”) is 35. Rapper Cardi B is 28.

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