December 05, 2013 08:12 GMT
On December fifth, 1968, the Rolling Stones album "Beggar's Banquet" was released.
Also in 1968, Graham Nash quit The Hollies because the band wanted to do an album of Bob Dylan songs.
In 1975, the self-titled album "Fleetwood Mac" was certified gold in the U.S. It was the first one with Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks.
In 1992, Ice Cube became the first hard-core rapper to have an album make its debut at number one on the "Billboard" album chart, with "The Predator."
In 1996, country singer Montana Slim died at his home in Scottsdale, Arizona, two months after being diagnosed with a stomach tumor. He was 91.
In 2003, actress Gwyneth Paltrow married Coldplay singer Chris Martin in Santa Barbara County, California.
In 2005, actress Valerie Bertinelli filed for divorce from Van Halen guitarist Eddie Van Halen.
In 2012, jazz pioneer Dave Brubeck died of heart failure on his way to a cardiology appointment in Hartford, Connecticut, one day short of his 92nd birthday.
Today's birthdays: Singer Little Richard is 81. Actor Jeroen Krabbe (yeh-ROHN' krah-BAY') ("The Fugitive") is 69. Opera singer Jose Carreras is 67. Singer Jim Messina (Loggins and Messina, Poco) is 66. Actress Morgan Brittany ("Dallas") is 62. Actor Brian Backer ("Fast Times at Ridgemont High") is 57. Country singer Tyler England is 50. Singer-guitarist John Rzeznik (REZ'-nik) of The Goo Goo Dolls is 48. Country singer Gary Allan is 46. Comedian Margaret Cho is 45. Actress Alex Kapp Horner ("The New Adventures of Old Christine") is 44. Bassist Regina Zernay of Cowboy Mouth is 41. Actress Paula Patton ("Precious") is 38. Actress Amy Acker ("Angel") is 37. Singer Keri Hilson is 31. Actor Frankie Muniz ("Malcolm in the Middle") is 28. Actor Ross Bagley ("Fresh Prince of Bel-Air") is 25.