A look back at the memorable moments and Hollywood milestones that happened on October 19.
1952: Hank Williams and his second wife, Billie Jean, repeated their wedding vows on a New Orleans stage. Williams died less than three months later.
1966: The Yardbirds arrived in New York for their first North American tour. After only two dates, guitarist Jeff Beck left the band.
1967: Smokey Robinson and The Miracles released “I Second That Emotion.”
1987: Melissa Etheridge began recording her self-titled debut album.
1991: Grant Turner, the voice of the Grand Ole Opry, died. He was 79.
2012: Singer Justin Timberlake married actress Jessica Biel at a seaside resort in Italy.
Today’s Birthdays: Artist Peter Max is 78. Actor Michael Gambon (“Harry Potter” films) is 75. Actor John Lithgow is 70. Singer Jeannie C. Riley is 70. Singer Patrick Simmons of The Doobie Brothers is 67. Talk show host Charlie Chase is 63. Singer-keyboardist Karl Wallinger of World Party is 58. Singer Jennifer Holliday is 55. TV host Ty Pennington (“Extreme Makeover: Home Edition”) is 51. Singer-guitarist Todd Park Mohr of Big Head Todd and the Monsters is 50. Actor Jon Favreau is 49. “South Park” co-creator Trey Parker is 46. Comedian Chris Kattan (“Saturday Night Live”) is 45. Singer Pras Michel of The Fugees is 43. Actor Omar Gooding (“Hangin’ With Mr. Cooper”) is 39. Country singer Cyndi Thomson is 39. Writer-director Jason Reitman is 38. Actor Benjamin Salisbury (“The Nanny”) is 35. Actress Gillian Jacobs is 33. Singer Zac Barnett of American Authors is 29.