News

Today in entertainment history: Jan. 14

ON THIS DAY IN 1990: "The Simpsons" made its premiere as a weekly show on Fox. Photo: Associated Press

1952: NBC’s “Today” show premiered, featuring Dave Garroway as host.

1957: Actor Humphrey Bogart died of throat cancer. He was 57.

1970: Diana Ross performed for the last time with The Supremes, at a show in Las Vegas.

1972: “Sanford and Son” made its premiere on NBC.

1986: Actress Donna Reed died. She was 64.

1990: “The Simpsons” made its premiere as a weekly show on Fox.

Today’s birthdays: Blues singer Clarence Carter is 79. Singer-songwriter Allen Toussaint is 77. Singer Jack Jones is 77. Actress Faye Dunaway is 74. Actress Holland Taylor (“Two and a Half Men,” ”The Practice”) is 72. Singer-producer T-Bone Burnett is 67. Actor Carl Weathers is 67. Singer Geoff Tate (Queensryche) is 56. Rapper Slick Rick is 50. Actor-producer Dan Schneider (“Head of the Class”) is 49. Actress Emily Watson (“Breaking the Waves”) is 48. Actor-comedian Tom Rhodes (“Mr. Rhodes”) is 48. Guitarist Zakk Wylde (Ozzy Osbourne, Black Label Society) is 48. Rapper LL Cool J is 47. Actor Jason Bateman is 46. Musician Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters and Nirvana is 46. Actor Kevin Durand (“Lost,” ”Fruitvale Station”) is 41. Singer-guitarist Caleb Followill of Kings of Leon is 33.

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

Oh no! ‘Bennifer’ are divorcing

bennifer

Actors Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck say they've decided to divorce after 10 years of marriage.

in Entertainment

Men bring the moves, but ladies take charge in ‘Magic Mike XXL’

14-overlay11

The film, which hits theaters July 1, follows 2012's surprise hit with Channing Tatum rejoining the Kings of Tampa, his rogue band of male entertainers.

in Music

Chris Brown: ‘Everything’ is about his daughter now

20-overlay11

The singer won big at the BET Awards Sunday night, and gushed about how becoming a father has changed his life.

in Entertainment

EL James takes ‘Fifty Shades’ of heat during Twitter Q&A

eljames

#AskELJames backfired in terrific style because of course it did.