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Today in entertainment history: Nov. 7

Today in entertainment history: Nov. 7

PEE WEE ARRESTED: Actor Paul Reubens portraying Pee-wee Herman in 2009. Photo: Associated Press

A look back at some of Hollywood’s biggest moments, all happening on Nov. 7.

1951: Frank Sinatra and Ava Gardner were married. She filed for divorce in 1954.

1968: The Doors were banned in Phoenix after Jim Morrison told the audience to stand up. Police were wary of Morrison’s intentions because he had recently mooned an audience.

1974: Ted Nugent won the National Squirrel Shooting Archery Contest by hitting a squirrel at 150 yards with a bow and arrow.

1977: The soundtrack to “Saturday Night Fever” was released.

1991: Actor Paul Reubens, better known as Pee Wee Herman, pleaded no contest to an indecent exposure charge. He had been arrested in Sarasota, Florida, for allegedly exposing himself in a movie theater.

2006: Britney Spears filed for divorce from Kevin Federline. They had been married for just over two years, and she had given birth to their second son just two months earlier.

2011: Dr. Conrad Murray was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson in 2009.

Today’s Birthdays: Actor Barry Newman is 75. Singer Johnny Rivers is 71. Singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell is 70. Actor Christopher Knight (“The Brady Bunch”) is 56. Guitarist Greg Tribbett of Mudvayne is 45. Actor Jeremy London (“Party of Five”) is 41. Actor Jason London (“The Rage: Carrie Two”) is 41. Actress Yunjin Kim (“Lost”) is 40. Guitarist Zach Myers of Shinedown is 30. Actor Lucas Neff (“Raising Hope”) is 28. Rapper Tinie Tempah is 25. Singer Lorde is 17.

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