May 22, 2015 07:07 GMT
On May 22nd, 1955, police in Bridgeport, Connecticut, canceled a dance that featured Fats Domino. Authorities were worried that rock and roll music could cause a riot.
In 1958, reporters at a London airport asked Jerry Lee Lewis about his marriage, and he revealed his wife was his 13-year-old cousin. The ensuing controversy forced Lewis to cancel most of his British tour.
In 1966, Bruce Springsteen began his songwriting career by co-writing two songs with The Castiles, Springsteen's first band.
In 1967, "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" made its premiere on PBS.
In 1974, Ten Years After played their last show, in London. They broke up the next year.
In 1992, Johnny Carson hosted his last "Tonight" show. There were no guests. Carson showed favorite clips from past shows.
In 2002, the members of Alien Ant Farm were hospitalized after their tour bus collided with a truck about 120 miles west of Madrid, Spain. Singer Dryden Mitchell fractured a vertebra, and the bus driver was killed.
Also in 2002, Rosie O'Donnell hosted her last talk show. It had run six years.
In 2010, singer Alanis Morissette married rapper Souleye at her home in Los Angeles.
Today's Birthdays: Actor Michael Constantine ("My Big Fat Greek Wedding," "Room 222") is 88. Actor-director Richard Benjamin is 77. Actor Frank Converse is 77. Actress Barbara Parkins ("Peyton Place," "Valley of the Dolls") is 73. Songwriter Bernie Taupin is 65. Actor Al Corley ("Dynasty") is 60. Singer Morrissey is 56. Actress Ann Cusack ("Jeff Foxworthy Show," "A League of Their Own") is 54. Bassist Dana Williams of Diamond Rio is 54. Guitarist Jesse Valenzuela of Gin Blossoms is 53. Actor Mark Christopher Lawrence ("Chuck") is 51. Singer Johnny Gill is 49. Bassist Dan Roberts of Crash Test Dummies is 48. Actress Brooke Smith ("Grey's Anatomy," "The Silence of the Lambs") is 48. Actor Michael Kelly ("House of Cards") is 46. Model Naomi Campbell is 45. Actress Anna Belknap ("CSI: NY") is 43. Singer Donell Jones is 42. Actor Sean Gunn ("Gilmore Girls") is 41. Actress Ginnifer Goodwin ("Once Upon A Time") is 37. Actress Maggie Q is 36.
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2:00pm: Let's Make A Deal
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6:00pm: News10 at 6pm
6:35pm: Who Wants to be a Millionaire
7:05pm: Family Feud
7:30pm: Celebrity Name Game
8:00pm: Undercover Boss
9:00pm: Hawaii Five-O
10:00pm: Blue Bloods
11:00pm: News10 at 11pm
11:35pm: The Late Show, with David Letterman
12:37am: The Late Late Show