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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 77. Actress-singer Ann-Margret is 73. Actress Marcia Strassman (“Welcome Back Kotter”) is 66. Actor Paul Guilfoyle (“CSI”) is 65. Former “Tonight Show” host Jay Leno is 64. Actress Mary McDonnell is 61. Singer-bassist Kim Gordon of Sonic Youth is 61. Rapper Too Short is 48. Actress Simbi Khali (“3rd Rock From The Sun”) is 43. Actress Bridget Moynahan is 43. Actor Chris Young is 43. Rapper Big Gipp of Goodie Mob is 41. Actress Elisabeth Rohm (“Law and Order”) is 41. Actor Jorge Garcia (“Lost”) is 41. Actress Penelope Cruz is 40. Actor Nate Richert (“Sabrina the Teenage Witch”) is 36. Actress Jessica Alba is 33. Actor Harry Shum Junior (“Glee”) is 32. Actress Jenna Ushkowitz (“Glee”) is 28.

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