Entertainment History May 13th
On May 13th, 1955, a riot broke out at an Elvis Presley concert in Jacksonville, Florida. It was the first time trouble was reported at one of his concerts. Witnesses say the crowd went crazy when Presley said, "Girls, I'll see you backstage."
In 1971, Grace Slick of Jefferson Airplane smashed her car into a wall, forcing the cancellation of a recording session.
In 1974, more than 50 people were injured outside of a Jackson Five concert in Washington when fans started smashing bottles.
In 1977, The Beatles released their first live album, "The Beatles At The Hollywood Bowl."
In 1985, Bruce Springsteen and actress Julianne Phillips got married in Oregon on her birthday. They divorced in 1988, and Springsteen later married his backup singer, Patti Scialfa.
In 1992, guitarist John Frusciante (froo-SHAN'-tee) quit the Red Hot Chili Peppers. He rejoined the band six years later.
In 1997, members of Midnight Oil purposely blocked traffic in Sao Paulo, Brazil, to protest the city's air quality. They sat in arm chairs and sofas in the middle of a normally busy street for an hour.
In 2004, the final episode of "Frasier" aired on NBC.
Today's Birthdays: Actor Buck Taylor ("Gunsmoke," ''Gods and Generals") is 73. Actor Harvey Keitel is 72. Actor Franklyn Ajaye is 62. Actress Zoe Wanamaker ("Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone") is 62. Singer Stevie Wonder is 61. Comedian Stephen Colbert (kohl-BEHR') ("The Colbert Report") is 47. Drummer John Richardson of The Gin Blossoms is 47. Actor Tom Verica ("American Dreams") is 47. Country singer Lari White is 46. Singer Darius Rucker of Hootie and the Blowfish is 45. Drummer Andy Williams of Casting Crowns is 39. Bassist Mickey Madden of Maroon 5 is 32. Actor Robert Pattinson is 25.
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