June 27, 1989, The Who performed the full rock opera “Tommy” for the first time in 17 years. The charity gig in New York was part of the band’s reunion tour.
Also in 1989, singer Tom Jones got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
In 1992 Michael Jackson started his worldwide “Dangerous” tour. About 70,000 people filled a stadium in Munich to see the first show.
In 1993, actress Julia Roberts married singer Lyle Lovett in Marion, Indiana. They divorced in 1995.
In 1995, actor Hugh Grant was arrested in Los Angeles for “lewd behavior” with a prostitute in a rented BMW.
In 1996, actor Eddie Murphy received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Fans were lining up a full day in advance to get a good look at the reveal.
Also in 2001, the actor Jack Lemmon died of cancer in Los Angeles. He was 76.
In 2002, The Who bassist John Entwistle was found dead in his Las Vegas hotel room the night before the band began touring. Entwistle was 57 years old. His death was recorded as a result of cocaine use and heart disease.
Birthdays Today: Beach Boys singer Bruce Johnston is 79. Actress Julia Duffy (“Newhart”) is 70. Actress Isabelle Adjani is 66. Country singer Lorrie Morgan is 62. Screenwriter JJ Abrams (“Lost”, aka) is 55. Singer Draco Rosa (Menudo) is 52. Actor Edward “Grapevine” Fordham Junior (“Battle Creek”) is 51. TV personality Jo Frost (“Supernanny”) is 51. Actor Yancey Arias (“Kingpin”) is 50 Actor Christian Kane (“The Librarians”) is 49. Actor Tobey Maguire is 46. Singer Leigh Nash of Sixpence None The Richer is 45. Christian rock singer Zach Williams is 43. Reality star Khloe Kardashian is 37. Actor Drake Bell ( “Drake and Josh”) is 35. Actor Sam Claflin (“Hunger Games” films) is 35. Actor Ed Westwick (“Gossip Girl”) is 34. Actor Matthew Lewis (“Harry Potter” films) is 32nd actor Madylin Sweeten (“Everybody Loves Raymond”) is 30. Singer Lauren Jauregui (ihr-REG’-ee) v on Fifth Harmony is 25. Singer HER (she) is 24. Actor Chandler Riggs (“The Walking Dead”) is 22.
• Chandler Riggs – actor (TV: “The Walking Dead”) 1999
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