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Today in entertainment history: April 28

Today in entertainment history: April 28

ON THIS DAY IN 1989:Jon Bon Jovi married his high school sweetheart, Dorothea Hurley, at the Graceland wedding chapel in Las Vegas. Photo: Associated Press

1968:The rock musical “Hair” opened on Broadway. It had been playing off-Broadway for several months. “Hair” ran for 1,729 performances.

1978: Cheap Trick performed a concert in Tokyo’s Budokan Hall that was recorded for a live album called “Cheap Trick at Budokan.”

1989:Jon Bon Jovi married his high school sweetheart, Dorothea Hurley, at the Graceland wedding chapel in Las Vegas.

Today’s Birthdays: Actor Frank Vincent (“Goodfellas,” ”The Sopranos”) is 78. Actress-singer Ann-Margret is 74. Actor Paul Guilfoyle (ex of “CSI”) is 66. Former “Tonight Show” host Jay Leno is 65. Actress Mary McDonnell is 62. Singer-bassist Kim Gordon of Sonic Youth is 62. Rapper Too Short is 49. Actress Simbi Khali (“3rd Rock From The Sun”) is 44. Actress Bridget Moynahan is 44. Actor Chris Young is 44. Rapper Big Gipp of Goodie Mob is 42. Actress Elisabeth Rohm (“Law and Order”) is 42. Actor Jorge Garcia (“Lost”) is 42. Actress Penelope Cruz is 41. Actor Nate Richert (“Sabrina the Teenage Witch”) is 37. Actress Jessica Alba is 34. Actor Harry Shum Junior (“Glee”) is 33. Actress Jenna Ushkowitz (“Glee”) is 29. Actress Aleisha Allen (“Are We There Yet”) is 24.

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